Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 28th. and 29th. January 2017

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Fourth 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 30th. January to Sunday 5th. February

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

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

Stoneyford:      Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m.

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

Catholic Schools Week 2017:   The Theme is “Learning with Pope Francis to care for our Common Home”.

It will run from Sunday 29th. January to Saturday 4th. Fbruary.

Prayer Service in Newmarket School on Wednesday 1st. February at 1.00p.m.

Mass in Stoneyford School on Thursday 2nd. February at 11.45a.m.:

Prayer Service in Monroe School on Friday 3rd. February at 2.30p.m.

Monday 30th.     Feast of St Aiden

Tuesday 31st.     Feast of St. John Bosco.

Wednesday 1st.            Feast of St Brigid.

Thursday 2nd.    Feast of The Presentation of Our Lord.

Blessing of Candles to be used in the Churches during the year will take place during Mass today at 9.30a.m. in Hugginstown Church. Church Candles, (or Donations for Church Candles), which will be blessed during Mass today may be left into the Church Sacristy.

Friday 3rd.         Feast of St. Blaise:                      First Friday

Visitation with Holy Communion will take place as usual next Friday. Please let us know if you would like to receive Holy Communion in your home for the First Fridays or at any other time. Blessing of Throats will take place during both Masses today: in Hugginstown Church at 9.30a.m and in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

Pray For:  

Anniversaries:   Michael Collins, Norelands;   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 28th. January at 6.30p.m.

Walter Broderick and Sr. Canice Broderick, Croan;    Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 28th. January at 8.00p.m.

Ned Millea, Kyleva;   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 29th. January at 11.00a.m.

William Brennan Condonstown.              James and Margaret Lawlor, Floodhall.   Ned Walsh, Keatingstown.

Rota for next week-end: 4th. and 5th. February 2017: (Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;                       Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Tommy Murphy.     Sunday 11.00a.m. Noreen Kenneally.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Maria Reid;               Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills

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

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 4th. February at 6.30p.m.    – Christopher Lodge, Kells.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 4th. February at 8.00p.m. –   Margaret Irish, Hugginstown.

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.

Stoneyford Tidy Towns:

  1. Landowners in the Stoneyford Area with hedgerows adjoining public roads are reminded to please cut them on or before 28th. February.
  2. The Annual Spring Litter Pick will take place from the Community Centre, Stoneyford at 10.30a.m. on Saturday 4th. February. Please bring      along your hi-viz jacket, gloves and suitable footwear.


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

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:

Newmarket School:

Enrolment Forms are now available at Newmarket National School for the school year, September 2017 to 2018. Please call in, or e-mail, or phone the school at 056 7768919 for an Enrolment Form.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 23rd. January 2017        Numbers: 15; 26; 02.      Bonus No: 05.

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

€30.00 Winners:            Aden Farrell, Lismatigue;                         Deirdre Irish, Kyleva.

Patrick Irish, Hugginstown;   Trish Power, Hugginstown                   David Raggett, Aghaviller.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Mary Carroll;      Aoife Sheehan;                John Power.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;         Match 4: €2,000.00;      Jackpot: €6,800.00;

Next Draw on Monday 30th. January 2017. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m                                                                                                                         

St. Brigid’s Day:

The annual St. Brigid’s Day Service will take place on Wednesday February 1st. in St. Fiacre’s Church, Loughbouy at 7.30p.m.

Music will be provided by the Kilkenny Gospel Choir.  All are welcome.

Stoneyford Active Retirement:

The A.G.M. of Stoneyford Active Retirement Group will take place on Wednesday 1st. February in the Community Centre at 2.30p.m.

All are welcome.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A lecture on ‘The Battle of the Somme’ by Mr Jack Burtchaell, will be given on Thursday 2nd February at 8.00p.m. in Mullinavat Parish Hall. For further information contact Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349

Kilkenny Carer’s Support Group:

Meeting on Tuesday 7th. February from 3.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. at The Village Day Centre, Kilkenny (behind the Village Inn Pub). Information and support for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Everyone welcome. Drop into visit the group or for more information telephone: 056 777 1230.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Development Association:

A Litter Pick on the approach roads to Newmarket and Hugginstown will take place from Calvary Cemetery at 11.00a.m. on Saturday 4th. February. Please bring along your hi-viz jacket, gloves etc. Bags and pickers will be provided. Please help with the local Clean-Up.


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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