Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

25th. and 26th. November 2017

“Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, – King of the Universe”

St. Andrew

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 27th. November to Sunday 3rd. December.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 2nd. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 3rd. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 2nd. at 6.30p.m.;   Sunday 3rd. at 10.00a.m.    

Monday 27th.     Feast of St. Fergal:        Thursday 30th.   Feast of St. Andrew (Apostle).

Friday 1st.                                 Frist Friday

Visitation with Holy Communion will take place as usual next Friday. Please let us know if you would like to receive

Holy Communion in your home for the First Fridays or at any other time.

Pray For:         

Anniversaries.               Dick and Maura Roche, Lawcus   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 25th. November at 6.30p.m.

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

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

                        The Hanrahan Family, Sheepstown.

Rota for next week-end: 2nd. and 3rd. December –  (First Sunday of Advent)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Vivion Fennelly   Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer Sunday 11.00a.m. Lily Burke

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;  Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

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

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 2nd. December at 8.00p.m. – Michael Murphy, Lismatigue

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 3rd. December at 11.00a.m.   – Bridget and James Cuddihy; and Richard Cuddihy, Ballinteskin.

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.


Congratulations to Sophie Anne Dalton, Boolyglass and her parents Aileen and John.

Sophie was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 19th. November

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 this weekend 25th./26th. November after all Masses.

Thukolo Gospel Choir: 

The Choir will be joined by other musicians and singers in presenting a fundraising concert at St. Fiacre’s Church, Kilkenny at 7.30pm on Friday 8th. December.  Funds raised will help bring young people with Special Needs to Lourdes at Easter.  Tickets will be available at the door on the evening.

Adoration and Benediction: (Invitation to Pray)

On this Sunday 26th. November, at 3:00p.m. on the Feast of Christ the King, prayer before the Blessed Sacrament will take place in Hugginstown Church for one hour. All over Ireland people are invited to pray the Rosary for the Preservation of Faith in Ireland and the Protection of Life. Throughout our diocese people will gather in their own parishes to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. As a parish let us pray together for the above intentions, for those who are seriously ill in our community and for our own private needs.

Parish Pastoral Council:

A meeting of the Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday 29th. November at 8.00p.m. All members please attend if possible.

Change of Mass Time:

As Schools will be open on December 8th. Mass in Hugginstown will be changed to 9.30a.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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