Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 23rd. and 24th. September 2017 

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

 “Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Finbar

Priests in 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 25th. September to Sunday 1st. October ‘17

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 30th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 1st. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 30th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 1st. at 10.00a.m.    

Monday 25th.     Feast of  Tuesday 26th. Feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian.

Wednesday 27th.            Feast of St. Vincent de Paul.

Friday 29th.       Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael (Archangels)

Saturday 30th.    Feast of St. Jerome

Pray For:          Anne Geary; Buckstown, Mullinavat; who died during the week.


Michael Fennelly, Ballycaum. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 23rd. September at 6.30p.m.

Neddy Dwyer, Croan. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 23rd. September at 8.00p.m.

Toddy Tennyson, Mabbistown. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 24th. September at 11.00a.m

Rota for next week-end: 30th. Sept. and 1st. Oct. – (Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


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

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Patricia Barron;    Sunday 11.00a.m. Ruth Crowley.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 30th. September at 6.30p.m.   –    Kelly Family, Lawcus

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 30th. September at 8.00p.m.     –  Larry Murphy, Gowlawn

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 1st. October at 10.00a.m.     – Anastasia and James Hurley, Ennisnag

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 1st. October at 11.00a.m.     – Ned and Stasia Power, Condonstown

Parish Pastoral Council:

A meeting of the Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday 27th. September at 8.00p.m. All members are invited to attend if possible please.

Confirmation 2018:

Confirmation will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church for the parish of Aghaviller on Sunday 11th. March 2018 at 11.00a.m.

First Holy Communion 2018:

Meeting for all parents of the First Holy Communion Classes will be held during this week.

In Hugginstown Church on Tuesday 26th. September at 7.30p.m. for the parents from Monroe and Newmarket Schools.     In Stoneyford Church on Thursday 28th. September at 7.30p.m. for the parents of Stoneyford School.


The “Ossory Social Services” Collection will be held after all Masses next weekend 30th. September and 1st. October.

Belfast Trip:

Stoneyford Active Retirement will take a trip to Belfast from 8th. to 12th. October. Seats still available: Ring 087 641 4038 or look at for further details of trips.

Scoil Aireagail:

Scoil Aireagail, ‘Open Night’ for 4th. 5th.and 6th. Class Students will take place on Tuesday 3rd.  October at 7.00p.m. All parents and students are welcome to attend. During the evening you will get the opportunity to view the excellent facilities and see first hand the reasons why so many students choose Scoil Aireagail to pursue their second level education. You will also get the opportunity to witness why students, who attend the school, receive a well-rounded education.

A Cursillo Weekend in Seville Lodge, Kilkenny:

Are you seeking Happiness, Peace, Joy, Friendship, Human and Spiritual Development and wish to become the person Jesus wants you to be, then the Cursillo in Christianity Weekend is for you. A Men’s weekend from 5th. to 8th. October and Women’s weekend from 12th. to 15th. October 2017. For Details, Contact: Fr. Seán Kelly, OFM,Cap. On 087 055 0584

Alzheimer’s Day Care Centre:

Kilkenny Carer’s Support Group, will meet on Tuesday October 3rd. from 3.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. at The Village Day Centre (behind the Village Inn Pub). Information and support for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Everyone welcome. Drop into group or for more information call 056 777 1230.

Hugginstown Voluntary Housing:

House vacant in Hugginstown; If you are interested in applying or know someone who may be eligible, please get an Application Form from the Secretary Lily Burke, or Telephone 056 776 8008.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

Next ‘Get Together’ will be on Tuesday 26th. September at 2.00p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.

South Kilkenny Historical Society Lecture:

A Lecture on “The Origins of Waterford Glass” will be given by Dr. Martin Hearne on Thursday, September 28th. at 8.00p.m. in Mullinavat Parish Hall (opposite Church).   All are welcome

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 18th. September 2017         Numbers: 22; 32; 03.                Bonus No: 01.

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

€30.00 Winners:            Richard O’Gorman, Hugginstown;             Mark Carroll, Knocktopher;

James Kenneally, Catstown;  Rory & Darragh Doyle Carrickshock;    Liam Barron, Sheepstown.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     John Power;       Fred Malzard;                 Eilish Rohan.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;        Match 4: €2,000.00;        Jackpot: €10,200.00;

Next Draw on Monday 25th. September. 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.

Heart Screening:

‘Pulsewave Ireland’, Heart & Artery screening in the locality during the next two weeks. The Bpro certified to measure CASP to 99.17%. As Heart Disease is still the biggest killer in Ireland we try to make it affordable for everyone to be screened. Cost as low as €30.00 per person for that we check your Blood Pressure, Heart Rythm, Casp of heart, arterial flexibility and Blood flow.   Venues as follows:  Monday 25th. September in The Carrig Hotel, Carrick On Suir: Friday 29th. September in The Brandon House Hotel, New Ross:  Monday 2nd. October in Hotel Kilkenny. Appointments are available from 11.00a.m. to 8.00p.m. daily. Call 087 715 1623 to make an appointment. The Screening is medically approved and each person will receive a detailed printout which may be discussed with their own GP. For further information contact Jim Leacy, Pulsewave Ireland, Rathfylane, Enniscorthy. Tel: 087 715 1623

Community Employment Scheme:

St Lazerian’s House, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow are you looking for a career in Healthcare, Hospitality or Housekeeping?   If you are over 21 years of age, and have been in receipt of a qualifying Social Welfare Payment for 52 weeks you could be eligible for a CE Scheme and earn a minimum of €215.50 per week working 19.5 hours   St Lazerian’s House is a low dependency Residential Care Unit providing personal and social care to 20 older people. You will have the opportunity to gain work experience and training to suit your needs. St Lazerian’s House provides a very positive, friendly and flexible work environment and will support you to gain a Major Award in your chosen area. You will have the opportunity to engage in a full award with QQI which will be very beneficial when seeking employment in the future.   If you would like an informal chat or visit to St Lazerian’s House, please contact Mary Gaule on 059 972 1146; Monday to Friday 9.00a.m. to 4.00 p.m.


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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