Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 3rd. and 4th. June 2017  

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches

“Feast of Pentecost”

St. Colman

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 5th. to Sunday 11th. June 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 10th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 11th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 10th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 11th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 5th.       Feast of St. Boniface:       Tuesday 6th. Feast of Sts. Norbert and Jarlath

Wednesday 7thFeast of;        Friday 9th. Feast of St. Colum Cille.

Pray For:          Mary Carroll, (Nee Broderick) Knocktopher, who died during the week.

Anniversary:     Maura Farrell, Glenmore House.   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 4th. June at 10.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end: 10th. and 11th. June 2017: (Feast of The Most Holy Trinity)


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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Sinéad Crowley; Sunday 11.00a.m. Caroline Kenneally

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. Ann Power.

A New Rota for Readers and Eucharistic Ministers for the next twelve months is available in the Church Sacristy: Please collect your copy.

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 10th. June at 6.30p.m.   –  Jim Doran, Stoneyford


Congratulations to Chrales Thomas Tennyson, Mabbistown and his parents Bernadette and Pat.

Charles was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 27th. May.

Also Congratulations to Keelan Francis Fisher and Joshua David Fisher, Ennisnag and their parents Francene and Alan.

Keelan and Joshua were baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 27th. May.

Dates to Remember for 2017:

Cemetery Masses:           Kilkeasy Cemetery on Friday 16th. June at 8.00p.m.

Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday 23rd. June at 8.00p.m. (Please note change of date.)

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

Féile Week-End:            Weekend Schedule will be available on next Newsletter.

Participants will attend Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 17th. June at 8.00p.m.


Mass will be celebrated for all students sitting examinations on this Saturday 3rd. June;

In Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

Homes for the Elderly:

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

Stoneyford Active Retirement Group;

Meeting on Wednesday 7th. June in the Community Centre, Stoneyford at 2.30p.m. Being planned at the moment is an outing to Birr and Shannon Cruise. If anyone is interested please ring 087 641 4038 for details.

Stoneyford Tidy Towns:

Please note the June Litter Pick takes place on next Saturday 10th. June at 10.30a.m. Meet at the Community Centre.

Kilkenny Carer’s Support Group:

Get together on Tuesday June 6th. June from 3.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. at The Village Day Centre (behind the Village Inn Pub). Information and support for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/ Dementia. Everyone is welcome. Drop in to visit group or for more information call 056 777 1230.


Sonoran Desert Chorale, the top professional choir of the American Southwest & the Unity Singers present a free concert of choral music in St. Canice’s Cathedral Kilkenny on Saturday 10th. June at 8.00p.m. Donations if you wish, at door to Ronald McDonald House Charities.


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

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.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 29th. May 2017        Numbers: 10; 18; 23.            Bonus No: 17.

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

€30.00 Winners:           Catherina roche, Lawcus;              Caroline McFadden, Ballycaum

“M. E. P.”, c/o James Irish; Peggy Dwyer, Croan;               A;S;C; and Aoife Grace, Lismatigue

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Mary Raggett;     James Irish;        Pauline Doyle.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;            Jackpot: €8,600.00;

Next Draw on Monday 5th. June 2017. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.                                                                                                                        

Summer with Foróige Drum Youth Centre:

A Weekly ‘Drop In’ for 3rd to 6th Years on Fridays from 4.00p.m to 6.00p.m. and on Saturdays from 2.00p.m. to 5.00p.m. Also a Group for 1st and 2nd Years on Fridays from 3.00p.m. to 4.00p.m. Mixed Activities for all age groups. Please contact Kate Carroll on 086 773 6975: or Rita Comerford 086 773 6976: for more details.

Carrickshock G. A. A

The Club will hold their annual fundraising Golf Classic at Callan Golf Club on June 9th. and 10th. Teams of 4 at €200.00 includes BBQ and Dinner. Tee Times available from Richie Power at 086 236 9205. All are welcome.

Bike Week 2017:

Bike Week takes place from June 10th. to June 17th. Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership have organised a full range of activities for everybody, including a 40k, 20k and 10k cycle for families on June 14th. at 6.45p.m. For more details see or Also details from Seamus on 087 356 7884.


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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