Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 21st. and 22nd. January  

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Third Sunday in Ordinary Time”

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 23rd. to Sunday 29th. January 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 28th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 29th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 28th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 29th. at 10.00a.m.

Tuesday 24th.     Feast of St. Francis de Sales         Wednesday 25th.  Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.

Thursday 26th.               Feast of Sts. Timothy and Titus Saturday 28th.        Feast of St Thomas Aquinas.

Pray For:          Margaret Webster, Croan who died during the week

Anniversaries:   David and Richard Lawlor, Knocknaboola;   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 21st. January at 6.30p.m.

                        Richard Aylward, Boolyglass;   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 21st. January at 8.00p.m.

Melvin Power, Norelands. Tess Maguire, Stoneyford

Rota for next week-end: 28th. and 29th. January 2017: (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell;            Sunday 10.00a.m. Michael Dermody

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer.          Sunday 11.00a.m. John Barron.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;                   Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy;           Sunday 11.00a.m. Lillian Carr.

Anniversary Mass next week:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 28th. January at 6.30p.m.               –    Michael Collins, Norelands.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 28th. January at 8.00p.m.            –    Walter Broderick, Croan and Sr. Canice Broderick, Croan and Callan.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 29th. January at 11.00a.m.            –      Ned Millea, Kyleva.

Parish Pastoral Council:

A meeting of Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday 25th. January at 8,00p.m.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity:

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be celebrated around the world from January 18th. to January 25th. 2017.


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

Money Found;

Sum of money found in Hugginstown Church last week-end. Please call to the Sacristy

Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

The Annual Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from Monday, 22nd. May to Saturday, 27th. May 2017 inclusive. Bookings for all intending to travel may be made by contacting Eleanor (Monday to Friday) at Glenmore Parish Office, Glenmore, County Kilkenny, Telephone 051 880 414, or Email:


Congratulations to Hannah Joan Fennelly, Ballycaum and her parents Catriona and Philip.

Hannah was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Friday 13th. January.

Stoneyford School:

Meeting of the Board of Management in Stoneyford School on Thursday 26th. January at 8.00p.m.


A Six Week Course, starting Wednesday 15th. February, @ the bargain price of €36. Time from 2.30p.m. to 4.00p.m. each week. Ph:087 6414038

Venue: Stoneyford Community Centre. Tutor: Deirdre Dowling.

Monroe School:

Enrolment Forms are now available at Monroe National School for the school year, September 2017-2018.

Please call in, or e-mail, or phone the school at 056 776 8931

Family Carers Ireland:

An Information Day on Tuesday 24th. January from 10.00a.m to 1.00p.m. in The Orchard House. Light refreshments will be served. Information on: HSE on Fair Deal: Citizens Advice; Emergency Response. For further details contact: Family Carers Ireland (Kilkenny)  on 056 772 1424

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The ‘Get Together’ will take place on Tuesday 24th. January from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 16th. January 2017        Numbers: 17; 29; 18.       Bonus No: 24.

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

€30.00 Winners:            Pat Power, Condonstown;             Maggie Walsh, Hugginstown.

Jimmy Holden, Ballyhale;            Brenda & Teresa c/o T. Fitzgerald Pat Malone, c/o Doyle Concrete

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Anne Power;       Pat Dwyer          Eilish Rohan.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;            Jackpot: €6,700.00;

Next Draw on Monday 23rd. January 2017. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m                                                                                                                          

Book Clearance: 

In order to make way for new books Stoneyford Library (Community Centre) is having a clearance of current stock.

Please feel free to take what you wish before the 1st. February.

Three Friars Gaelic Football:

The A.G.M. will take place on Monday 23rd. January at 8.00p.m in Mullinavat G.A.A. Clubrooms


Day Care Centre for people living with Alzheimer’s/Dementia in Kilkenny is open Monday to Friday from 9.30a.m to 4.00p.m. Dementia specific care provided. Meals and transport. A choice of lots of activities; cards, music, dancing, bingo, art, exercise programmes, gardening, baking, knitting & day trips. For more info call Ruth on 056 777 1230.


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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