Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 10th. and 11th. June 2017  

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

“Feast of The Most Holy Trinity”

St. Anthony of Padua

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 12th. to Sunday 18th. June 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 17th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 18th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 17th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 18th. at 10.00a.m.

Tuesday 13th.     Feast of St. Anthony of Padua.

Friday 16th.       Cemetery Mass in Kilkeasy Cemetery on Friday at 8.00p.m.

Sunday 18th.      With weather permitting it is hoped to hold the Corpus Christi Procession after both Masses on Sunday.

In Stoneyford at 10.00a.m. and in Hugginstown 11.00a.m.

Pray For:          Anne O’Shea, (Nee Bergin), Kilree, Stoneyford who died during the week.

Months Mind:   Mary O’Brien, Catstown. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 11th. June at 11.00a.m.

Anniversary:     Jim Doran, Stoneyford.   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 10th. June at 6.30p.m.

Nora Duggan, Gowlawn

Rota for next week-end: 17th. and 18th. June 2017: (Feast of “Corpus Christi”.)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Vivion Fennelly; Sunday 10.00a.m. Pat Fennelly.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer; Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre Rohan

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Patricia Barron; Sunday 11.00a.m. Bridget Farrell.

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 Hugginstown Church on Saturday 17th. June at 8.00p.m.   –   Kitty Lonergan, Lismatigue.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 18th. June at 11.00a.m.   – Mary Gaule, Keatingstown.


Congratulations to Gerry Mulcahy, Condonstown and Laura Smith, Dublin who were married in Rathfeigh, Co. Meath on Saturday 3rd. June.

Dates to Remember for 2017:

Cemetery Masses:          

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.;

‘Pathways for Parents’:

A Free Open Evening with information and key speakers on interesting topics which can assist parents.

Open Evening will be held in the Fr. McGrath Family Centre, St. Josephs Rd, Kilkenny from 5.00p.m. on Wednesday 14th. June.

For more details contact Wendy Taylor on 087 977 7810.

Homes for the Elderly:

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

Féile Week-End:

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

followed by a BBQ and Party in Hugginstown Community Centre.

Carrickshock GAA Club and the Camogie Club wish to thank all who have assisted in the build up to Feile 2017,

and who contributed to the fundraising.

The GAA Club will host Hospital/Herbertstown, Co Limerick and the Camogie Club will host Cillard, Co Kerry. We invite all to support the boys and girls of the parish on what will be an exciting weekend for all codes. Games will be played in Hugginstown from 3.30p.m. on Friday 16th. June and on Saturday morning 17th. June from 10.00a.m.

Fás Community Employment:

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

Help Needed: As it is getting very difficult to fill these vacancies, help will be needed in keeping the Cemeteries in a good condition. If you have a little time to give to cut grass or to clean up please let us know so that we can call you to give a helping hand.


A Church Door Collection in aid of “St. Vincent de Paul” will be held after all Masses next weekend Saturday 17th. and Sunday 18th. June.

June Collection:

The “June Collection 2017” for the support of the priests of the Parish and the Diocese will be taken up during the month of June. Envelopes for this collection are available in Porch.


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 5th. June 2017        Numbers: 02; 28; 14.             Bonus No: 16.

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

€30.00 Winners:           Aoife Sheehan, Stonecarthy;          Tess Farrell, Kyleva;

Marie Power, Tullahought;     Tess Farrell, Kyleva;             Claire Dunne, Stoneyford.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Pat Power;         Mary Doyle;       “Heaslip’s”

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;            Jackpot: €8,700.00;

Next Draw on Monday 12th. 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.

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.

Anam Cara:

The organisation supports bereaved parents. It is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 19th. of June 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.


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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