Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 5th. and 6th. August 2017

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Feast of The Transfiguration of Our Lord”

St. Dominic

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 7th. to Sunday 13th. August 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 12th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 13th. at 11.00a.m.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 12th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 13th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 7th.       Feast of St. Sixtus 11:                Tuesday 8th.   Feast of St. Dominic:

Wednesday 9thFeast of St. Teresa of the Cross;   Thursday 10th. Feast of St. Lawrence.

Friday 11th.       Feast of St. Clare.

Pray For: 

Anniversaries:   Jim McCarthy, Knockdrinna.   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 5th. August at 6.30p.m.

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

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

John Hennebry, Mylerstown. Bridget Kelly, Lawcus. Mary O’Donnell, Newmarket.

Rota for next week-end: 12th. and 13th. August: (Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Catherina Roche;  Sunday 10.00a.m. Michael Dermody;

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

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

Months Mind Mass:

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 13th. August at 11.00a.m.  – Johnny Maher, Boolyglass

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 12th. August at 6.30p.m.     –   Declan Fennelly, Oldtown.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 12th. August at 8.00p.m. – William Murphy, Poulgour.

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


The “St. Vincent de Paul” Collection will be held after all Masses this weekend 5th./6th. August

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.

Pilgrimage to Knock. 

The people of Danesfort Parish have arranged a coach to Knock Shrine for the highlight of this year’s Annual Novena on Monday, 21st August 2017. Details of pick-ups, times and cost are available from Fr. Dan Carroll on 087 907 7769.

Irish Hospice.

Thanks to everyone who supported recent Tea Party and Raffle in aid of Irish Hospice. A very enjoyable and successful night. Thanks again.


Attention all Services, Organisations, Clubs and Business big or small……..

Whether your large, small or just starting out, operating from your kitchen table or a factory we are putting together for Stoneyford and surrounding areas a booklet letting people know what is available on their doorstep.  It will be distributed to every household and business free of charge. If you would like to have your service/ business advertised in this brochure please email We hope to be in contact with as many of the prospective advertisers as possible in the next few weeks. The booklet will include useful numbers, Mass times, School information etc,

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 31st. July 2017         Numbers: 04; 22; 29.               Bonus No: 14.

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

€30.00 Winners:                                       Tom Dalton, Boolyglass;                      Ed. & Mairead McBride, Kilfera

Larry & Ann Aylward, Boolyglass; ‘The 4 Girls’, c/o Walshe’s Shop;    T.J. Murphy, Lismatigue.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:           padraig Crowley;  Mary Raggett;         Pauline Doyle.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;     Match 4: €2,000.00;              Jackpot: €9,500.00;

Next Draw on Monday 7th. August 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. 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

Mary Immaculate College Alumni Reunion 2017:

Did you graduate from MIC, then this is the event for you! MIC is welcoming back its Alumni on Saturday 7th. October 2017 from 1.30pm to 5.00p.m. This is the perfect opportunity to meet up with old friends, and reacquaint yourself with the College. Should you wish to attend, please advise in advance at  and put “Class Reunion” in the subject line. More details at


On the mountain the disciples saw Jesus in a new way. Sometimes in friendship there are moments of sharing in which we get to know a friend in a new and deeper way. After their experience the disciples came down the mountain and continued their journey to Jerusalem. We cannot live each day at a high level of spiritual experience, but the memory of them can strengthen us in our difficult times.


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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