Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 7th.and 8th. October 2017  

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

“Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Naomh Cainneach

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 9th. to Sunday 15th. October 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 14th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 15th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 14th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 15th. at 10.00a.m.  

Monday 9th.       Feast of Blessed John Henry Newman

Wednesday 11th.            Feast of St. Canice. and St. John XX111

Pray For:

Months Mind Mass:       Ann Brennan, Condonstown.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 7th. October at 8.00p.m.

Anniversaries:               Mary, Ellie and Michael Farrell, Kilkeasy: Bill Barron, Croan

October Station Masses:

October Station Masses will be celebrated on Saturday 7th. October in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. and in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 8th. October at 11.00a.m.   Envelopes for your contributions are available at the Church Porch. Your contributions are for the support of the priests of the Parish and the Diocese.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 14th. October at 8.00p.m.     –  Johnny, Magie and Patsy Butler.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 15th. October at 11.00a.m.     –  John and Margaret Cassin;

Rota for next week-end: 14th. and 15th. October – (Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;             Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard;

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Sinéad Crowley; Sunday 11.00a.m. Lily Burke.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Maria Reid;      Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan;            Sunday 11.00a.m. Ann Power.


Congratulations to Conor William Ireland, Stonecarthy and his parents Catriona and Liam.

Conor was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 30th. September.

Congratulations to Maci Rose Carmel Atkins/Smith, Lawcus Fields and her parents Lisa and Michael.

Maci Rose was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 30th. September.

Congratulations to Cathal William Hoyne, The Fairways and his parents Helen and William.

Cathal was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 1st. October.

Taizé Youth Trip 2018:

A youth trip to Taizé in France organised by Ossory Youth will take place from 24th. June to 1st. July 2018. A week in Taize is an opportunity for reflection and contemplation and it is a week of meeting young people from different countries and cultures where new friendships are made. Over 100,000 young people from around the world make the trip to Taizé each year.   The trip is open to Transition year, 5th year and Leaving Cert students. Numbers are confined to 25 young people. For additional information, including cost, and application forms, contact Patrick Bookle, Ossory Youth, Kilkenny at 056 776 1200, or 087 212 9006.


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

Child Safeguarding Sunday:

The Diocese of Ossory celebrates Child Safeguarding Sunday this week-end 7th./8th October. It is a reminder to each one of us of our role in the safeguarding of children so that the abuse that happened in the past should not be allowed to happen again. In our parish, we value and encourage the participation of children and young people in all parish activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development. We recognise the dignity and rights of all children and are committed to ensuring their protection and support. In keeping with this, we will work to do all in our power to create safe environments for children and young people to secure their protection and enable their full participation in the life of our parish and church.

The Safeguarding Reps. in this parish are: Teresa Broderick and Carmel O’Toole.

If you, or anyone you know, has a Safeguarding concern please contact: ‘Tusla’: Kilkenny Tel: 059 913 6570 or An Garda Síochána:

Tel: 1800 555 222. If you wish to report an allegation directly to the Church Authorities please contact the Diocesan Designated Liaison Person: Tel: 087 100 0232

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

Next ‘Get Together’ will be on Tuesday 10th. October at 2.00p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.

“Anam Cara”:

Anam Cara, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 16th. October from 7:30p.m. to 9:00p.m. in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether the death was recent or not.

St Luke’s Hospital Memorial Mass:

St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny will be holding its Annual Memorial Mass for all deceased patients of the Hospital on Tuesday, October 17th.  at 7.30p.m. This year, the Mass will take place in St Canice’s Church, Kilkenny . We extend a very warm welcome to all families who have been bereaved during the past year. The names of those who died at St Luke’s Hospital between September 1st. 2016 and August 31st. 2017 will be displayed close to the Altar. All attending the Mass will be invited to light a candle on arrival at the church and place it close to the display of names before Mass begins. Family members and Staff members of the hospital along with the choir of St Canice’s Church will participate in the Liturgy. All are invited to tea and refreshments afterwards.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 2nd. October 2017         Numbers: 06; 16; 27.                     Bonus No: 18.

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

€30.00 Winners:            Patrice & Christine Power, Hugginstown;   Mary Irish, c/o James Irish;

Tia Farrell, Kyleva;       Angela and Paraic Barron, Romansvalley;                Ger & Mary Carroll, Harristown.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     “Heaslip’s”;       Eilish Rohan;                 Catlín Roche.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;                          Jackpot: €10,400.00;

Next Draw on Monday 9th. October. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

School Board of Management Meetings:

Meeting in Stoneyford School on Wednesday 11th. October at 8.00p.m.

Meeting in Newmarket School on Thursday 12th. October at 8.00p.m.

Meeting in Monroe School on Thursday 19th. October at 8.30p.m.

A New Athletics Club Proposed:

Do you like to run?  Would you like to be part of a proposed new Athletics Ireland affiliated Club; opening new avenues for your running? If so, please come along to an informal open meeting in Malzard’s Lounge, Stoneyford on Monday 9th. October at 8.00p.m.

For more information, please contact 087 938 4521.


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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