Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 19th. and 20th. November 2016.  

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches

“Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe”

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

St Cecilia

St Cecilia

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 20th. to Sunday 27th. November 2016.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 26th. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 27th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 26th. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 27th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 21st.     Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Tuesday 22nd.    Feast of St. Cecilia.         Wednesday 23rd.   Feast of St. Columban.

Pray For:

Anniversaries:   Jim Corcoran, Croan. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 19th. November at 8.00p.m.

Bridget, James and Richard Cuddihy, Ballinteskin;  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 20th. November at 11.00a.m.

Michael Hickey, Lismatigue.     Michael Dunne;            Patrick Burke.

Rota for next week-end: 26th. and 27th. November: (First Sunday of Advent)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett;          Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick;          Sunday 11.00a.m. Lily Burke.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny.                   Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Cuddihy;           Sunday 11.00a.m. Mary Cahill.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion 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 Stoneyford Church on Saturday 26th. November at 6.30p.m. – Dick and Maura Roche, Lawcus

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 26th. November at 8.00p.m. – Martin Brennan and Pat Irish.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 27th. November at 11.00a.m.   – Jack Power, Newmarket

November Offerings:

Many thanks for your contributions to the November Offerings during the past weeks.


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!!.


Congratulations to Casey Mark Raggett, Chapel View, Stoneyford and his parents Louise and Mark.

Casey was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 12th. November.

Diocesan Pastoral Plan:

Gemma Mulligan, (Diocesan Plan Coordinator) will speak about the Diocesan Pastoral Plan at all Masses in the Parish next weekend 26th/.27th. November.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The ‘Get Together’ will take place on Tuesday 22nd. November from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.

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 this weekend 19th./20th. November after all Masses.

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 who spent time together in St Kieran’s and their family members who have gone before them. Mass will be celebrated in the College Chapel.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 14th. November 2016        Numbers: 03; 11; 32.   Bonus No: 06.

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

€30.00Winners:            Seamus Murphy, Lismatigue;        Tom Treacy, c/o Heaslip’s;

Aishling O’Brien, Kilkenny;   Paddy Egan, Dunnamaggin;    Mary Lawlor, Croan.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     James Irish;        Teresa Fitzgerald;            Tommy Hoyne.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;            Jackpot: €5,900.00;

Next Draw on Monday 21st. November. Please submit returns by 9.00p.m. Draw at 9.30p.m                                                                                                                          

Kilkenny Alzheimer Society:

A Run, Walk or Jog as part of Kilkenny Fun Run will be held on Sunday November 20th. at 11.00a.m. in Castle Park. The proceeds go towards The Alzheimer Society of Ireland – Kilkenny Region.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on the “Voices of the men who built Britain” will be given by Mr Ultan Cowley on Thursday, November 24th. at 8.00p.m. in Mullinavat Parish Hall. An exhibition, related to the topic, will be on display.

For further information please contact Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349


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

Anam Cara:

Anam Cara, is an organisation that supports bereaved parents; it is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 21st. November from 7:30p.m. to 9:00p.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.

Memorial Mass:

To everyone who attended, took part and helped in any way at the Memorial Mass last weekend for the people from the Parish in World War 1.; A grateful thanks to all.

Jubilee Year of Mercy:

This 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.


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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