Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 29th. and 30th. October 2016.  

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Boromeo

St. Boromeo

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 31st. October to Sunday 6th. November.

Hugginstown:    Vigil – Monday 31st. at 8.00p.m.; Tuesday 1st. at 11.00a.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 4th. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 5th. at 11.00a.m.

                        Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30a.m.

Stoneyford:       Vigil – Monday 31st. at 6.30p.m.; Tuesday 1st. at 10.00a.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 4th. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 5th. at 10.00a.m.

                        Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m.

Tuesday 1st.     Feast of All Saints.        Holy Day of Obligation     (Mass Times above)

Wednesday 2nd.  Feast of All Souls (Faithful Departed)

Friday 4th.         Feast of St. Charles Borromeo              First Friday

Visitation with Holy Communion will take place as usual next week-end. Please let us know

if you would like to receive Holy Communion in your home for the First Fridays or at any other time.

Pray For: 

Months Mind Mass.      Mick Duggan, Ballinteskin: Mass in Hugginstown Church on           Sunday 30th. October at 11.00a.m.

Anniversaries:   Philip Murphy, Lawcus. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 29th. October at 6.30p.m.

Michael Conway, Aghaviller. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 29th. October at 8.00p.m.

John Sheridan, Kells; Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 30th. October at 10.00a.m.

Peggy Brennan, Lower Hugginstown.    Margaret Duggan, Ballinteskin.

Rota for next week-end:    5th. and 6th. November: (Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell;            Sunday 10.00a.m. Eileen Sutton.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power;       Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre Rohan

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace.  Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;              Sunday 11.00a.m. Lillian Carr.

Note: Rota for Monday and Tuesday as on Saturday 29th. and Sunday 30th. if possible please.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion 2017 will be celebrated on Saturday 29th. October

in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Hugginstown Church on Monday 31st. October at 8.00p.m. – Pat Cleary, Hugginstown.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 5th. November at 8.00p.m. – Tom and Kathy Noonan. Aghaviller.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 6th. November at 10.00a.m.   –   Bill Barron, Newmarket

Memorial Mass:

A Memorial Mass for the people from the Parish who took part in World War 1. will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 12th. November at 8.00p.m. If you have names or any information, please contact Denise on 087 621 8356.

November Offerings:

Extra Envelopes for the November Offerings are available in the Church Porch. Please use them for your offering, which can be returned during the month of November.

Summer Time Ends: 

Clocks will go back one hour this Saturday night 29th. October 2016

Remembrance Masses for November:

Remembrance Mass for the Faithful Departed will be celebrated in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 5th. November at 6.30p.m.

and in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 12th. November at 8.00p.m.

All who have lost a family member during the past year will be invited to bring a candle to the alter in remembrance of their loved ones during the Mass; and all are invited to write down the names of their own departed ones and place them at the altar for the month of November. They will be remembered at all Masses during November.

The Rosary will be recited in Stoneyford Cemetery on Sunday 6th. November at 10.40a.m.

The Rosary will be recited in Calvary Cemetery on Sunday 13th. November at 11.50a.m.

The Rosary will be recited in Hugginstown Cemetery on Sunday 20th. November at 11.45a.m.

November – Month of the ‘Holy Souls’:

Some people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer this prayerful act in honour of their Deceased Loved Ones or for someone they know or love with an addiction. You can do likewise!

Stoneyford Active Retirement:

Next meeting will take place on Wednesday 2nd. November at 2.30p.m. in Stoneyford Community Centre. New members are very welcome.

Book Clearance:

Book clearance at the Library in Stoneyford Community Centre. Feel free to take what you want. Open every morning & evening. Information at

Carrickshock G. A. A.:

The Intermediate Hurlers will contest the County Final on Sunday 6th. November against Tullogher/ Rosbercon. Flags and Bunting are available at local shops in Fitzgerald’s and Walshes. Contributions to the Team Training Fund are most welcome. Please join the team at Springhill Court Hotel after the match; tickets are available from any committee member.

Foróige, Drum Youth Centre, MacDonagh Junction:

For pupils in 1st. or 2nd. Year, if you are looking for something to do? Join us for TechSpace on Wednesdays 4.15p.m. to 5.45p.m. This group is about you getting the chance to create, produce and have fun with digital technology. For more details please contact Rita Comerford on 086 773 6976 or

Ossory Times:

The latest edition of the ‘Ossory Times’ is available this weekend. It contains news and information from around the Diocese.

Christmas Concert:
Concert with the Three Tenors in St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny on Saturday 10th. December, in aid of St Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund.. Tickets from 056 772 1253 or online at


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 24th. October 2016     Numbers: 07; 19; 01.           Bonus No: 16.

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

€30.00 Winners:            Mary O’Shea, Croan;                   Pat Barron, Romansvalley;

Peggy Dwyer, Croan;       Katie O’Meara, Ballintee;             Linda Power, Hugginstown

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     James Irish;        Eamon Irish;       Heaslips;

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;       Match 4: €2,000.00;         Jackpot: €5,600.00;

Next Draw on Monday 31st. October. Please submit returns by 9.00p.m. Draw at 9.30p.m                                                                                                                          

October Station:

Many thanks to all who contributed to the October Stations during the past few weeks.

Kilkenny Carer’s Support Group:

Next meeting on Tuesday 1st. November from 3.00p.m to 4.30p.m. at The Village Day Centre. Kilkenny. Information and support for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Everyone welcome. Drop in to the meeting or for more information call 056 777 1230.

Taizé Youth Trip 2017.

A youth trip to Taizé in France organised by Ossory Youth will take place from 25th. June to 2nd.July 2017.   A week in Taize is an opportunity for reflection and contemplation and a little step back from daily life. But bringing people together is also the essence of Taize and it is a week of meeting young people from different countries and cultures where new friendships are made. Over 100,000 young people from around the world make the trip to Taizé each year. The trip is open to Transition year, 5th year and Leaving Cert students. Numbers are confined to 25 young people. For information, contact Patrick Bookle, Ossory Youth at 056 776 1200, or 087 212 9006 or

Moving Statues!!!

At the last meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council it was suggested to move the two external statues (Christ the King and Our Lady) at Newmarket Church to a suitable place on the grounds of Hugginstown Church. All suggestions will be very welcome before a decision is made. Please contact any member of the Parish Pastoral Council.

Stoneyford Cemetery:

It has come to the notice of Stoneyford Cemetery Committee that there are unused and unmarked areas in the old part of the Cemetery. These areas have now been marked off, so please make contact if you know of any family who may have used these areas in the past. Areas that are unused in the old part of the Cemetery will be made available to families who are now looking for graves. Contact Numbers: 087 271 1336 or 087 231 2354.


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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