Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 29th. and 30th. July 2017  

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

“Seventeenth 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 31st. July to Sunday 6th. August 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 5th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 6th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Mass on Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m..

                        Vigil – Saturday 5th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 6th. at 10.00a.m.     

Monday 31st.     Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Tuesday 1st.       Feast of St. Alphonsus Liguori.

Friday 4th.         Feast of St. John Vianney.                        First Friday

Visitation with Holy Communion will take place as usual next Friday. Please let us know if you would like to receive

Holy Communion in your home for the First Fridays or at any other time.

Pray For:

Anniversaries:   Tom Butler, Boolyglass.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 29th. July at 8.00p.m.

                        Robert Millea, Rockhall and Jimmy Hearne, Catstown.

Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 30th. July at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end: 5th. and 6th. August: (Feast of The Transfiguration of Our Lord.)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett;   Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Tommy Murphy; Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre Rohan.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:        Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;       Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan;     Sunday 11.00a.m. Mary Cahill.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 5th. August at 6.30p.m.     –   Jim McCarthy, Knockdrinna

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 5th. August at 8.00p.m.  – Dick O’Gorman, Hugginstown.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 6th. August at 11.00a.m.  – Nora Kenneally, Catstown.

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   Telephone: 01 675 3690

Knock Shrine:

A National Novena for nine days of reflection and prayer to Our Lady of Knock from the 14th. to 22nd. August 2017. Ceremonies will take place daily at 3.00p.m. and 8.30p.m. with daily guest speakers and workshops to enrich and enliven your faith. On Monday 21st. August we will celebrate the launch of the World Meeting of Families 2018 Programme. See the full programme and schedule of speakers at

We invite you and all your family to come along to the launch of the one-year programme of preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018, which will take place at the Knock Shrine, County Mayo, on Monday 21st. August 2017 on the Anniversary of the Apparition of Our Lady in Knock. This day of celebration will include liturgical moments, the celebration of the Eucharist, workshops, as well as faith and fun activities for all the family. The WMOF2018 Icon will be anointed at Mass in the Basilica at 3.00p.m. and then begin its journey around the Dioceses of Ireland.

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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 24th. July 2017         Numbers: 03; 30; 07.            Bonus No: 13.

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

€2,000.00 Winner:         Anne Healy, Keatingstown.

€100.00 Seller of Ticket: Teresa Fitzgerald, Hugginstown

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Anne Power;       Pat Dwyer;         Eamon Irish.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;     Match 4: €2,000.00;            Jackpot: €9,400.00;

Next Draw on Monday 31st. July 2017. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.


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

Carrickshock G.A.A.:

Carrickshock Club wish to thank sincerely all who supported their recent fundraisers, all who supported the Golf Classic in any way, and all who purchased Piltown Draw tickets.
Congratulations to the club members involved in the Kilkenny Intermediate Hurling Team who won the All Ireland Final last Sunday.

St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund:

A ‘Race Night’ in aid of St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund will take place in Kilkenny Greyhound Track on Friday 11th. August 2017. The First Race is at 8.00p.m. Admission/Supporter Tickets are available on the night or from Fr. Pat Dalton 086 828 3478 or from the Diocesan Office 056 776 2448


In life we gather lots of things, some good and some bad. The wise person knows how to sit down and make decisions on what to keep and what to discard. When have we ever undertaken that kind of discernment. What have we discarded? What have we retained?


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 *