Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 12th. and 13th. November 2016.  

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

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 14th. to Sunday 20th. November 2016.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 19th. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 20th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 19th. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 20th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 14th.     Feast of St Laurence O’Toole; Tuesday 15th. Feast of St. Albert the Great

Wednesday 16th.            Feast of St. Margaret of Scotland.

Thursday 17th.   Feast of St. Elizabeth of Hungary.

Pray For:

Anniversaries:   Helena Butler, Chapel View. Mass in Stoneyford Church on             Sunday 13th. November at 10.00a.m.

                        Winnie and Tom Nolan, Newmarket;  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 13th. November at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end: 19th. and 20th. November: (Feast of Christ the King)


Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Parents;                                     Sunday 10.00a.m. Michael Dermody.

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Parents;                    Sunday 11.00a.m. Marie Aylward

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy;        Sunday 11.00a.m. Bridget Farrell.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion 2017 will be celebrated on Saturday 19th. November

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

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 19th. November at 8.00p.m. – Jim Corcoran, Croan

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 20th. November at 11.00a.m.   – Bridget, James and Richard Cuddihy, Ballinteskin.

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 this Saturday 12th. November at 8.00p.m.

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.

Remembrance Masses for November:

Remembrance Mass for the Faithful Departed will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on this 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 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.


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 8th. November 2016     Numbers: 25; 15; 13.         Bonus No: 32.

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

€30.00 Winners:                     Carmel Raggett, Aghaviller;                                     Kathleen Egan, Grovine;

Andy Webster, Newmarket; Kate Madigan, c/o Eamon Irish;            Denis Doyle, Hugginstown.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:           Willie Walshe;       Mary Raggett;         Pat Power.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;      Match 4: €2,000.00;           Jackpot: €5,800.00;

Next Draw on Monday 14th. November. Please submit returns by 9.00p.m. Draw at 9.30p.m                                                                                                                          

The Ossory Priests Society:

The Ossory Priests Society is responsible for making suitable provision for the care of the priests in the Diocese of Ossory in infirmity, sickness and old age. The Annual Collection in aid of Ossory Priests Society will take place next weekend 19th./20th.November after all Masses.


Is your life restricted and compromised by chronic illness? Join our support groups to break the cycle and take control of your life.  Weekly meetings at Grow Office, Barrack St, Kilkenny every Friday at 11.00a.m.  Contact Mary on 087 284 3424 or visit

Mass for Deceased Past Pupils:

The Annual Mass for Deceased Past Pupils of St Kieran’s College and their family members will be held in St Kieran’s College Chapel on Friday 25th November at 7.30p.m. This is an opportunity to recall those we spent time with in St Kieran’s and our family members who have gone before us. Mass in the College Chapel followed by a coffee and chance to meet.

Benefit Night:

There will be a Benefit Gig in the Set Theatre, Langton’s on Friday 18th. November in order to raise funds for a Kilkenny musician who is currently undergoing cancer treatment in St Luke’s Hospital, First Act on Stage at 9.00pm. Tickets available from Langton’s or on the door.


(ALHomecare) provides live-in carers for the elderly. The service enables elderly people to continue on living in their own home and postpone the need for nursing home care for longer. Because the carers are live-in and the family provides the accommodation and food, the cost is actually very reasonable, especially in comparison to nursing home care or visiting carer services. For further information please call Mary or Tom on 087 991 6791.  The website is

Anam Cara:

Anam Cara, is an organisation that supports bereaved parents; it is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 21st. November from 19:30p.m. to 21:00p.m. in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether the death was recent or not.

Jubilee Year of Mercy:

Next Sunday, November 20th. is the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe and is also the day chosen by Pope Francis for the official closing of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. All are invite to join in a Con-Celebrated Mass of Thanksgiving in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny, on Sunday, at 5.30 p.m. After the celebration of Mass, the retired bishop Seamus Freeman will formally close the Holy Door in St. Mary’s Cathedral which he officially opened at the beginning of the Year of Mercy on the First Sunday of Advent last year. This Diocesan Celebration will also be an occasion to say thanks to Bishop Seamus for his service as Bishop for the last nine years.

Carrickshock G.A.A.

The Club wishes to sincerely thank all who contributed to the intermediate training fund, and to congratulate the Intermediate Team on their County Final success. The Leinster journey now begins; On Saturday November 19th. at 2.00p.m. Carrickshock will play Kiltale Co Meath  in Trim. Buses will leave Hugginstown (names to 087 212 8834) and Stoneyford (087 971 5304) to book your seat.


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

Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email



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