Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 19th. and 20th. August 2017  

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

“Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Pius X

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 21st. to Sunday 27th. August 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 26th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 27th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday:        Stonecarthy Cemetery Mass at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 26th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 27th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 14th.     Feast of St. Pius X.

Tuesday 22nd.   Feast of The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Wednesday 23rd.            Feast of St. Eugene.   Thursday 17th.   Feast of St. Bartholmew (Apostle)

Friday 24th.       Feast of St. Louis of France.

Pray For:    

Months Mind Mass:       Kitty Dalton, Boolyglass.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 19th. August at 8.00p.m.

Anniversaries:   Jack Wallace, Stonecarthy.   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 19th. August at 6.30p.m.

Jerry Foran, Monroe.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 20th. August at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end: 26th. and 27th. August: (Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell;     Sunday 10.00a.m. Pat Fennelly;

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick; Sunday 11.00a.m. Lily Burke;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;          Sunday 10.00a.m. Barbara Smolen.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Patricia Barron;    Sunday 11.00a.m. Lillian Carr.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 26th. August at 6.30p.m. – Mattie and Rita Roche (Knocknaboola)

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 26th. August at 8.00p.m. – Mick Duggan, Ballinteskin

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 27th. August at 10.00a.m.     –    Josephine Molyneaux, Cherrymount

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 27th. August at 11.00a.m. – Michael and Peggy Raggett, Croan

Cemetery Mass:

Mass will be celebrated in Stonecarthy Cemetery on Wednesday 23rd. August at 7.00p.m.


Congratulations to Evelyn Anne Keogh, Kingsmountain and her parents Jennifer and Francis. Evelyn was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 12th. August.


Congratulations to Deirdre Burke, Croan and Andrew Lowry, Camross who were married in Hugginstown on Friday 18th. August.

Knock Shrine:

All are invited 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 blessed at Mass in the Basilica at 3.00p.m. and then begin its journey around all the Dioceses of Ireland.

Pilgrimage to Knock. 

Danesfort Parish have arranged a coach to Knock Shrine for the highlight the celebrations on Monday, 21st August 2017. If you wish to travel to Knock, details of pick-ups, times and cost are available from Fr. Dan Carroll on 087 907 7769.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 14th. August 2017         Numbers: 14; 30; 06.         Bonus No: 20.

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

€2,000.00 Winner:         Tommy and Mary Murphy, Lismatigue.

€100.00. Seller of Ticket:           Alice Murphy, Lismatigue.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     James Irish;        Tommy Hoyne;  Sean Raggett.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;     Match 4: €2,000.00;             Jackpot: €9,700.00;

Next Draw on Monday 21st. August. 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.

Charity Cycle:

Kells Kings Charity Cycle will take place on Saturday 26th. August in Kells Village in aid of Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre Kilkenny. There are four cycle routes to choose from 116km, 80km, 45km/ 40km and a family cycle of 7.5km. Registration is now open on

There will be music in Delaney’s Bar Kells provided by Smiggy and Willie and a DJ to follow on the 26th August. There will also be a raffle and games on the night with all proceeds going to Cois Nore.

Due to their huge success last year, the younger Kells Kings volunteers will have the ‘Forget Me Not’ bags that will be used to light up Kells Bridge on 26th August beginning from 10pm. The bags can be bought in Bob’s Shop Kells, Sean Delaney’s Bar, Mill Cafe, The Creche in Kells and An Bláthanna Béag in Stoneyford and in the village on the day of the cycle. The bags may be personalised with messages for loved ones.   For more information please check the webpage on facebook page by searching for Kells Kings or you can contact Mary Theresa Power on 085 751 7734.

Kilkenny Volunteering Expo:

Kilkenny Volunteering Information Service and PPN Kilkenny are  joining forces with MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to host the first Volunteer Expo in Kilkenny. The Expo will take place on Thursday 24th. August in MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre from 11.00a.m. to 3.00p.m. For further information please contact Fergus Horgan, Kilkenny Volunteering Information Service, email,; mobile, 086 852 8884, web,

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

Heritage Week events: Local History Mystery Tour of Kilmacow on Sunday, August 27th. at 2.00p.m, from Kilmacow Sports Complex.

Also a Lecture on The Eire National Association – 1940 to 1945 (Irish conscientious objectors in New Zealand during World War II) Speaker: Mr Peter Burke (New Zealand Journalist) on Sunday, August 20th. in The Rising Sun, Mullinavat at 6.00p.m.

Relic of St. Teresa:

Kilkenny Knights of St. Columbanus wish to thank all who attended the three day visit of the Relic of St. Teresa of Calcutta to St. Mary’s Cathedral.  If you are interested in learning about the Knights in Kilkenny please email

Community Walk:

“Out of Darkness Walk” will take place on Sunday 10th. September at 6.30a.m. from MacDonagh Junction, Kilkenny.

For further information contact Amy 086 207 3220


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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