Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

30th. and 31st. December 2017

“Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph”

The most holy name of Jesus

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 1st. to Sunday 7th. January 2018.

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

                        Vigil – Friday 5th. at 8.00p.m.;   (No Mass on Saturday Morning)

                        Vigil – Saturday 6th. at 8.00p.m.;            Sunday 7th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Vigil – Friday 5th. at 6.30p.m.;     (No Mass on Saturday Morning)

                        Vigil – Saturday 6th. at 6.30p.m.;             Sunday 7th. at 10.00a.m.           

Monday 1st.       Feast of Mary the Mother of God Tuesday 2nd. Feast of St. Basil & St. Gregory

Wednesday 3rd. Feast of The Most Holy Name of Jesus

Friday 5th.                                 First 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.

Saturday 6th.     Feast of the Epiphany    Holy Day of Obligation.  (Mass times above)

Pray for:           Margaret Farrell, Kilcock, Co. Kildare;

Gerard Phelan, Kingsriver Community, Ennisnag; both died during the past week.

Anniversary.    Catherine Sheehan, Stonecarthy: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 30th. December at 6.30p.m.    

                        Katie, Cissie and Tommy Delahunty, Catstown: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 30th. December at 8.00p.m.    

Rota for next week-end: 6th. and 7th. January 2018 –  (Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord)


Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy      Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler.

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Sinead Crowley;    Sunday 11.00a.m. Kay Power

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

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

Rota for Friday 5th. January as on Saturday 30th. December if possible please.

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 7th. January at 10.00a.m.  –   Eddie Walsh, Ennisnag.

Dates to Remember for 2018:

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on:

Saturday 13th. January; Saturday 10th. February; Saturday 3rd. March. Saturday 14th. April.

First Holy Communion 2018.

For Stoneyford School on Sunday 13th. May in Stoneyford Church at 11.00a.m.

For Monroe/Newmarket Schools on Sunday 27th. May in Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m.

Confirmation 2018:

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 11th. March at 11.00a.m.

“Ossory Times”:

The December Edition of the “Ossory Times” is on sale in Church Porch at €2.00.


Many thanks to all the Children; Parents; Teachers; Musicians; Choirs; Readers; Eucharistic Ministers; Servers and others who prepared the Christmas Masses: and to all who cleaned and decorated the Churches in the Parish for the Christmas Season and throughout the year. Thanks to all who erected the Cribs; donated flowers and Christmas trees etc. A sincere thank you and appreciation to all.

Christmas Offerings 2017:

Envelopes for your Christmas Offerings 2017 may be collected in the Church Porch, and your contributions may be handed in during the coming weeks. Many thanks for your support and contributions during the past year.

Prayer of the Family: (World Meeting of Families)

God, our Father,   We are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son;   One family, in the Spirit of your love.   Bless us with the joy of love. Make us patient and kind, gentle and generous, welcoming to those in need.   Help us to live your forgiveness and peace. Protect all families with your loving care; especially those for whom we now pray:

Increase our faith,   Strengthen our hope; Keep us safe in your love, Make us always grateful for the gift of life that we share together.   This we ask, through Christ our Lord,


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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