Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

18th. and 19th. November 2017

“Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Columban

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 20th. to Sunday 26th. November 2017

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 25th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 26th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 25th. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 26th. at 10.00a.m.

Tuesday 21st.     Feast of The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Wednesday 22nd. Feast of St. Cecilia.           Thursday 23rd.            Feast of St. Columban.

Friday 24th.       Feast of St. Andrew Dung-Lac.

Pray For:         


Martin Brennan, Gowlawn. and Pat Irish, Hugginstow,  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 18th. November at 8.00p.m.

Tom Nolan, Newmarket. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 19th  November @ 11.00 a.m.

Thomas Hawe, Kilkenny;  Michael Dunne;   Patrick Burke;

Rota for next week-end: 25th. and 26th. November – Feast of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe


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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Parents          Sunday 11.00a.m. Marie Aylward.

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy.   Sunday 11.00a.m. Ann Power

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 25th. November at 6.30p.m. – Dick and Maura Roche, Lawcus

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 25th. November at 8.00p.m. – Jim Corcoran, Sheepstown

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 26th. November at 11.00a.m.   – Pat Crowley, Castlemorris.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 25th. November

in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

The Ossory Priests Society:

The Ossory Priests Society is responsible for making suitable provision for the care of the priests in the Diocese of Ossory in infirmity, sickness and old age. The Annual Collection in aid of Ossory Priests Society will take place next weekend 25th./26th. November after all Masses.

November Offerings:

Many thanks for your contributions to the November Offerings during the past weeks.

“The Three Tenors – Concert”

Concert will be held in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny on Saturday 9th. December at 8.00p.m. Tickets available from 056 776 8693. Proceeds in aid of St. Mary’s Restoration Fund.

Accord –  Dates for Pre Marriage Courses 2018:

January – 19th./20th.: February – 23rd./24th.: March 23rd./24th.: April 27th./28th.:   May 25th./26th.:

June 22nd./23rd.:       Venue: Seville Lodge, Callan Road, Kilkenny.

Friday nights from 7.30p.m. to 10.00p.m. and Saturdays from 10.00a.m. to 5.30p.m.

For further information contact: Mary Curtin at 056 772 2674 or book online at

Anam Cara:

The organisation that supports bereaved parents is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 20th. November, 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. For more information see or call our Information Line on 085 2888 888.

Kilkenny Alzheimer Society:

A 5K. Fun Run will be held on Sunday November 26th. at 11.00a.m. in Castle Park. The proceeds go towards The Alzheimer Society of Ireland – Kilkenny Region. Registration at 10.30a.m. in the Tennis Club. Raffle and refreshments afterwards. For More Information ; call Shane at 086 845 2489 or email;


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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