Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 22nd. and 23rd. April 2017

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

  “Second Sunday of Easter”

“Divine Mercy Sunday”

St. Mark

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 24th. to Sunday 30th. April 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 29th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 30th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 29th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 30th. at 10.00a.m.  

Tuesday 25th.     Feast of St. Mark; Evangelist.

Saturday 29th.    Feast of St. Catherine of Siena.

Pray for:          

Anniversaries:   Kate McDonald, Stoneyford. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 22nd. April at 6.30p.m.

                        Paddy Farrell, Kyleva. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 22nd. April at 8.00p.m.

Michael Maher, Hugginstown. Nicholas Duggan, Ballinteskin. Nora and Kathleen Sadlier, Sheepstown

Rota for next week-end:      29th. and 30th. April 2017: (Third Sunday of Easter)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;             Sunday 10.00a.m. Eileen Sutton

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Sinéad Crowley;            Sunday 11.00a.m. First Communion

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;             Sunday 11.00a.m. Ann Power.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 29th. April at 8.00p.m. – Neddy and Kitty Fitzpatrick.

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 30th. April at 10.00a.m. – Angela Lee, Cherrymount.

Trócaire Collection:

We ask that all Trócaire Contributions be returned as soon as possible please.

Easter Offerings:

Extra envelopes for the Easter Offering Collection are available at the Church Porch. Please take one and return it with your offering during the Easter Season. This offering is for the support of the priests of the Parish and Diocese.


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

Annual Remembrance Ceremony:

St Luke’s Hospital will be holding its Annual Remembrance Ceremony for families who have been bereaved by the death of their child through miscarriage, still-birth, in early infancy or childhood years. This Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, April 26th. in St Fiacre’s Church, Loughboy, Kilkenny at 8.00p.m. While we issue a special invitation to families who have been bereaved during the past year, this ceremony is for all families who have been bereaved, regardless of how long ago.   Refreshments will be available for everyone after the ceremony.

Diocesan Pastoral Plan:

We welcome Gemma Mulligan, (Diocesan Plan Coordinator) to the parish this weekend.

Gemma will speak about the Diocesan Pastoral Plan at all Masses in Hugginstown and Stoneyford on 22nd./23rd. April.

Divine Mercy Sunday:

There will be a celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday at the Black Abbey Kilkenny at 3.00p.m. on Sunday 23rd April. This will include, The chaplet of Divine Mercy, Mass, Benediction and Blessing with the relic of St Faustina.

Dates to Remember for 2017:

First Holy Communion:

For Monroe and Newmarket Schools in Hugginstown on Sunday 30th. April at 11.00a.m.;

For Stoneyford School in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 7th. May at 11.00a.m..

Cemetery Masses:           Calvary Cemetery on Friday 2nd. June at 8.00p.m.;

Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday 30th. June at 8.00p.m.

Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday 1st. July at 8.00p.m.;

Homes for the Elderly:

House Number 5 is vacant in Hugginstown, if interested please contact: 086 168 7073


The Church Gate Collection for “Epilepsy Ireland” will be held next weekend 29th/30th. April

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 17th. April 2017        Numbers: 14; 25; 16.           Bonus No: 20.

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

€30.00 Winners:           Linda Butler, c/o P. Crowley;        Carmel Toner, c/o J. Sheehan

Rachel Collier, Kells;       Brian Pilbeam, Lawcus;                Ally Cassin, Ballygerdra.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Fred Malzard;     Eilish Rohan;     Teresa Fitzgerald.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;            Jackpot: €8,000.00;

Next Draw on Monday 24th. April 2017. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.                                                                                                                         

Stoneyford Remembrance Sunday Ceremony 2017:

We had a wonderful day in Stoneyford for our Easter Remembrance Ceremony. St Brendan’s Church was packed to capacity and a huge crowd turned up at the Memorial Garden at Merino Drive for the unveiling of the Monument. Please accept a thank you to the many involved with this historic event. Donie Butler.(Chairperson Stoneyford History & Heritage Society).

Kilkenny Recreation:

Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership are organising a new Older Adult Circuit Class, designed specifically for older adults or those with limited mobility.  The classes will take place on Thursdays at 11.00a.m. in the Watershed, Kilkenny from 27th. April to 1st. June. Special Introductory Offer.  Book you place on or phone 056 779 4991

Arthritis Ireland:

The Arthritis Ireland Kilkenny branch, will hold their local coffee chat every Saturday morning from 11.00a.m. to 12.00noon in Ossory Park, Community Centre. Do you live with Fibromyalgia or Arthritis? Don’t suffer alone! Come for a chat, get out of the house, make new friends and know you’re not alone – Looking forward to meeting you, we’ll have the kettle on.

To find out more information you can call or text 087 1491767

Fás Community Employment:

There is a vacancy on the Fás Community Employment Scheme for the Newmarket/ Hugginstown area.

If anyone is interested please contact Paul on 087 248 5111.


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

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email




You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *