Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 20th. and 21st. August 2016

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Saint Bartholomew

Saint Bartholomew

Priests of the Parish:

Liam Cassin Telephone:             056 776 8693      or      Mobile 087 231 2354

Peter Hoyne Telephone: 056 776 8678      or      Mobile 086 373 8492

Mass Times in Aghaviller Parish:      –       Monday 22nd. to Sunday 28th. August 2016.

Hugginstown:    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30a.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 27th. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 28th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 27th. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 28th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 22nd.   Feast of The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Wednesday 24th. Feast of Saint Bartholomew;    Saturday 20th. Feast of St. Monica.

Pray For:          Jack Wallace, Stonecarthy who died during the past week.

                        Mick Duggan, Ballinteskin who died during the week.

Anniversary:     Ned and Statia Power, Condonstown. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 20th. August at 8.00p.m.

Jerry Foran, Monroe. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 21st. August at 11.00a.m.                    

Rota for next week-end: 27th. and 28th. August:(Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Vivion Fennelly;   Sunday 10.00a.m. Eileen Sutton.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Duggan;      Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre O’Shea.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Maura Roche.      Sunday 10.00a.m. Barbara Smolen

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;      Sunday 11.00a.m. Bridget Farrell.

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 27th. August at 8.00p.m.   – Michael Raggett, Croan.

Research Participants Needed:

The School of Psychology in TCD are currently seeking male and female participants over the age of 60 to take part in a study examining decision-making and health. The study can be completed online or in person, and will take approx. 25mins to completed. For more information, please contact Sinéad: at Email: Or telephone: 083 834 2455

Survey link:

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 15th. August 2016   Numbers: 02; 05; 18.            Bonus No: 19.

No Match 3 Winner:      No Match 4 Winner:                 No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:         Laura & P.J. Irish, c/o James Irish.   Noreen Malone, Kilcredy;

Brena Carroll, Knocktopher; Eddie Fitzpatrick, Lismatigue;   L. P. J., c/o James Irish.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Deirdre Brennan;      Pat Dwyer;   Teresa Fitzgerald.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;             Jackpot: €12,300.00;

Next Draw on Monday 22nd. August. Please submit returns by 9.00p.m. Draw at 9.30p.m

Leaving Cert. Results:

Congratulations to all students on their results during the week. Best wishes for the future.

Theology Course:

Do you what to know more about your Church and your faith? If so why not take part in a course offered in St Kieran’s College for the coming year.  Two nights a week from October to December and January to May; this course will explore areas such as Scripture, Moral Theology, the Church, Liturgy and Sacraments, and Church History.  It is intended for those who are new to theology and those who want to explore it a little further.  For further information see or contact 056 775 3624 or 087 908 1470

Charity Cycle:

Kells Kings Charity Cycle will take place on Saturday 27th. August in Kells, in aid of Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre, Kilkenny. There are cycle routes to suit all levels – 116km.; 68km.; 45km.; 40km.; and a family fun cycle of 7.5km. All details can be found at or on Kells Kings Facebook Page. For people who would like to support but do not cycle, volunteers on the day are always very welcome.

Carrickshock G.A.A.

Carrickshock GAA Club invite all to a fundraising morning for Carrickshock GAA and Juvenile clubs. The Big Fry will take place on Sunday August 28th. in Stoneyford Community Centre from 9.30am. All are welcome.

Arthritis Ireland:

Arthritis Ireland is seeking volunteers in the Kilkenny area to help run activities for all age groups with Arthritis or Fibromyalgia. You do not need to have Arthritis or Fibromyalgia to be a volunteer. If you think you have the skills and free time necessary for such an initiative, please contact 086 234 6491.


Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford on every Tuesday at 8.30p.m

‘Volunteer Driver Service’:

The Irish Cancer Society’s ‘Volunteer Driver Service’ is a free transport service available to patients undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment. To avail of this service, please talk to your healthcare professional or call Rebecca in the Irish Cancer Society on 01 231 6642.

Volunteer Overseas:

Always wanted to volunteer overseas?  Looking for a course about global social injustice? Learn more at the Viatores Christi (VC) – Information & Recruitment Session in Dublin on Saturday 27th. August at 11.00a.m. in VC HQ, 8 New Cabra Rd., Phibsboro, Dublin 7  For further information

Tel. 01 868 9986. or email  All are welcome.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

To celebrate Heritage Week 2016 there will be a Local History Mystery Tour of Templeorum on Sunday, 28th. August from 3.00p.m. to 6.00p.m. Meeting place will be Templeorum Church. For further information contact Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349

Stagedoor, Stoneyford:

Stagedoor Stoneyford Registration night on Wednesday August 24th. in Community Centre, Stoneyford.  All existing members and intending members must register in order to determine class numbers.  Classes cater for 5 year to 16 year olds.

Barrow Training:

Special Purpose Award in Training and Development (formerly known as Train the Trainer) QQI Level 6 – 6S3372.   Training Needs Identification and Design 6N3325.   Training Delivery and Evaluation 6N3326. Do both modules to gain the Special Purpose Award; Become a Certified Tutor and gain the skills to use your existing knowledge to tutor others. For more information contact 059 972 1416 or email: or


All notices for the Newsletter to be left in before 5.00p.m. on Thursdays please.  

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email



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