Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 8th. and 9th. July 2017

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

“Fourteenth 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 10th. to Sunday 16th. July 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 15th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 16th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      No Mass on Wednesday.

                        Vigil – Saturday 15th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 16th. at 10.00a.m.

Tuesday 11th.    Feast of St. Benedict (Patron of Europe)

Pray For:          Kitty Dalton, late of Boolyglass who died during the week

Anniversary:     Julia and Ned Halloran, Hugginstown.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 8th. July at 8.00p.m.

Rota for next week-end: 15th. and 16th. July 2017: (Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time.)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell;      Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick; 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. Lillian Carr

Months Mind Mass:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 15th. July at 6.30p.m.     –   Maura Roche, Lawcus.

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 15th. July at 8.00p.m.     –   Ellen Doyle, Hugginstown.


Congratulations to Lorna Raggett, Rathduff and David Hogan, Lisdowney who were married in Stoneyford Church on Friday 30th. June.

St Teresa of Calcutta:

A First Class Relic of St Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) is currently making a tour of the Cathedrals of Ireland. The Relic will arrive at St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny at 7.00p.m. on Tuesday 18th. July and remain until 3.00p.m. on Thursday 20th. July. The Cathedral will remain open until 10.00p.m. each day of the visitation. There will be special celebrations to coincide with the visit including Mass on Wednesday 19th. July at 9.00a.m. (in thanksgiving for the gift of human life) & Mass for the Sick with Anointing that evening at 7.00p.m.

On Thursday Mass will be celebrated at 9.00a.m. and 1.00p.m. in the Cathedral. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will also be available at certain times during the public veneration of the Relic. On Tuesday & Wednesday evenings a film on the life of Mother Teresa will be shown in the Cathedral Chapter Room at 8.00p.m. For further information please go to www. or or telephone Cathedral Parish Office (9.30a.m. to 1.30p.m. Monday to Friday) Tel. 056 772 1253

Carrickshock Camogie Club 

The Club is holding a Family Fun/ Walk on Sunday 9th. July, Registration from 10.00a.m. in the Hall Hugginstown: 3K at 12.00Noon and 6K at 12.30p.m. Family Entry 3K; €15.00. (3K entry €5.00; 6K entry €10.00.) Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Lough Derg 2017: 

You may begin the Three Day Pilgrimage on any day up to and including Sunday 13th. August. Advance booking is not necessary. There are various travel options available countrywide.  The Lough Derg team can help you to co-ordinate public transport or link up with Pilgrimage Organisers in your locality.  Telephone Maureen or Lorraine on 071 985 1518. or Email:

Youth 2000 Summer Festival,:

Festival will be held in Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary from Thursday 17th. to Sunday 20th. August 2017. For young people aged 16-35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new people, with over 1400 young people from all corners of Ireland attending last year. The festival is donation only. Free buses travelling from all around Ireland. For more info and to book online, see  or

Tel: 01 675 3690

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 3rd. July 2017         Numbers: 18; 01; 03.              Bonus No: 26.

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

€30.00 Winners:            David Moore, Newmarket;                        Michael Foran, Monroe

Margo O’Shea, Croan      Catherina Roche, Stoneyford          John O’Grady, Stoneyford

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     “Carroll’s”;        Deirdre Rohan;    James Irish

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;     Match 4: €2,000.00;            Jackpot: €9,100.00;

Next Draw on Monday 10th. July 2017. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.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.

Back to Education:

The ‘Back to Education Initiative’ will run part time courses for people who would like to get back into Education. If interested in a Course in Healthcare Level 5, Childcare Level 5/6, Office Skills Level 4, Horticulture Level 4/5 we run some or all of these courses in Kilkenny and our out reach centres in Castlecomer, Callan, Piltown, Ferrybank, Urlingford, Graiguenamanagh;  please contact office at 056 770 1020 or email  at or check out web site at

June Collection:

Many thanks to all for the “June Collection” received during the past few weeks. This collection is for the support of the priests of the Parish and the Diocese.


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

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

The South Kilkenny Historical Society will join locals and others on Sunday July 9th. (Fraochán Sunday) on the summit of Tory Hill. Meeting time and place is 1.45p.m. at the Church Car Park, Mullinavat. All welcome. Climbing Tory Hill on Fraochán Sunday is an ancient tradition, dating back many centuries and is associated with the ancient festival of Lughnasa.


All notices for the next Newsletter to be left in before 5.00p.m. on Thursday 27th. July  

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email






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