Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 13th. and 14th. May 2017

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

“Fifth Sunday of Easter”

St. Brendan

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 15th. to Sunday 21st. May 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 20th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 21st. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 20th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 21st. at 10.00a.m.   

Monday 15th.     Feast of St. Carthage:       Tuesday 16th.     Feast of St. Brendan:

Pray for:           Catherine Clavin (nee Delahunty), Enfield and late of Catstown.

                        Archbishop Tom White, late of Durrow; who died during the week.

Anniversary:     Nan and James Grace, Lismatigue. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 13th. May at 8.00p.m.

                        Ann O’Leary, Tramore. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 14th. May at 11.00a.m.

Kathleen O’Shea, Lismatigue Pattie and Jim O’Shea, Loughsullis.

Rota for next week-end:      20th. and 21st. May 2017: (Sixth Sunday of Easter)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Catherina Roche; Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power;       Sunday 11.00a.m. John Barron

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;  Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Cuddihy; Sunday 11.00a.m. Carmel O’Toole.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 20th. May at 8.00p.m. – Sean Duggan, Hugginstown.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 21st. May at 11.00a.m. – James and Josephine O’Shea. Croan.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The next ‘Get Together’ will be on Tuesday 16th. May from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket.

All are very welcome to attend.

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.

Homes for the Elderly:

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

Novena to Our Lady of Fatima:

Novena will take place in the Black Abbey, Kilkenny from Friday 12th. May to Saturday 20th. May.   Beginning at 7.30p.m. each evening. Celebrating the 100th. Centenary of Fatima 1917 – 2017.   On Sunday 14th. May the Sacrament of the Sick will be celebrated at 3.30p.m.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service:

The Mobile Clinic will visit Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny from Monday 15th. May to Thursday 18th. May 2017. Blood Donation Clinic will be open each day from 4.30p.m. to 8.00p.m.   Please remember our hospitals needs 3,000 units of blood each week; One in four people will need blood during their lives but only one in thirty three will donate blood!

Dates to Remember for 2017:

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.;

Stoneyford 10K:           The 10K will take place around the roads in Stoneyford on Sunday 21st. May. at 12.00Noon


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 8th. May 2017        Numbers: 17; 12; 21.              Bonus No: 24.

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

€30.00 Winners:           Ciarán Sutton, Ballycaum;                        Scottie Murphy, Gowlawn

Pauline Doyle, Sheepstown; Catherina Roche, Lawcus;         Sontae Jackson, c/o Catherine Barron

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     John Power;       Fred Malzard;     James Irish.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;            Jackpot: €8,300.00;

Next Draw on Monday 15th. May 2017. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.                                                                                                                        

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Coach trip to Glendalough, Wicklow Gaol and Avondale House is arranged for Saturday, May 27th.   Departing Mullinavat (outside Rising Sun, Mullinavat) at 8.00a.m. and returning approximately 10.00p.m.   Further information and booking enquiries to Ms. Brigid Barron, Blossom Hill, Kilmacow 087 950 7295 or Eddie Synnott, Glenmore 086 812 4349.

Anam Cara:

The organisation supports bereaved parents. It is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 15th. May 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.

Fás Community Employment:

There are vacancies on the Fás Community Employment Scheme for the Newmarket/ Hugginstown and Stoneyford areas. If anyone is interested in seeking employment please contact Paul on 087 248 5111.

Mass for Exam Students:

Mass will be offered for all students doing Exams on Saturday 3rd. June in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m. Both Junior Cert. and Leaving Cert. Exams will begin on Wednesday 7th. June


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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