Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 14th.and 15th. October 2017 

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

 “Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St Paul of the Cross

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 16th. to Sunday 22nd. October 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 21st. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 22nd. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 21st. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 22nd. at 10.00a.m.  

Monday 16th.     Feast of St. Margaret Mary.

Tuesday 17th.    Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch.

Wednesday 18th. Feast of St. Luke (Evangelist).

Thurssday 19th.   Feast of St.Paul of the Cross

Pray For:


Johnny, Maggie and Patsy Butler, Lismatigue. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 14th. October at 8.00p.m.

 John and Margaret Cassin, Ballygerdra. Mass in Hugginstown Church          on Sunday 15th. October at 11.00a.m,

Johnny and Bridie Power, Mylerstown

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion 2018 will be celebrated on Saturday 21st. October in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 21st. October at 6.30p.m.     –   Sean Smyth, Ennisnag.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 21st. October at 8.00p.m.     –  Jim and Mary Barron, Sheepstown

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 22nd. October at 10.00a.m. – Winifred Long, Stoneyford

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 22nd. October at 11.00a.m. –   Maura Power, Lismatigue

Rota for next week-end: 21st. and 22nd. October – (Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Parents           Sunday 11.00a.m. John Barron

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy;              Sunday 11.00a.m. Bridget Farrell.

October Station:

Many thanks to all who contributed to the October Stations during the past few weeks. Extra 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.

Parish Finance Committee:

A meeting of Aghaviller Parish Finance Committee will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Thursday 19th. October at 8,00p.m.

Monroe School:

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


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

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.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service:

The Mobile Clinic will visit The Carraig Hotel, Carrick on Suir on Tuesday 17th. October from 5.00p.m to 8.30p.m. and on Wednesday 18th. October from 3.00p.m. to 5.00p.m. and from 7.00p.m. to 9.00p.m. An appeal to donate blood to help the hospitals to cope with the increasing demand from patients and hospitals in the region

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 9th. October 2017         Numbers: 21; 31; 02.     Bonus No: 27.

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

€30.00 Winners:           Tommy Davis, Danganbeg;         “The 4 of Us”, c/o James Irish;

Jimmy Sheehan, Stonecarthy; Catherine Brennan, Catstown;             Michael Walsh, Keatingstown

3 Sellers €15.00 each:   Teresa Fitzgerald;  Kathleen Fennelly;         Pat Fitzgerald

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;              Jackpot: €10,500.00;

Next Draw on Monday 16th. October. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

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.

“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.

Mission Sunday:

Next Sunday we will celebrate Mission Sunday. We are asked to pray and support all Missionaries across the world, to share the Gospel of Christ with all nations. Those who have never heard the message of Jesus are given a chance to experience the love of Christ and to know the support of our Church family. We pray that we may remain strong in our own witness to Christ’s love and may our lives and example help to bring that message of Christ to those we meet every day.


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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