Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
13th. and 14th. January 2018

“Second Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Naomh Ita

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 15th. to Sunday 21st. January 2018.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 20th. at 8.00p.m.;           Sunday 21st. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 20th. at 6.30p.m.;                       Sunday 21st. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 15th.     Feast of St. Ita.               Wednesday 17th.            Feast of St. Anthony.

Saturday 20.     Feast of Sts. Fabian and Sabistian.

Pray for:           Mai O’Shea, Croan who died during the week.

Anniversary.    Tom McDonald, Stoneyford: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 13th. January at 6.30p.m.    

                        Margaret Webster, Croan: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 13th. January at 8.00p.m.

                        Matt O’Dwyer, Ennisnag.

Rota for next week-end: 20th. and 21st. January 2018 – (Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett;  Sunday 10.00a.m. Eileen Sutton.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Tommy Murphy; Sunday 11.00a.m. Lily Burke

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne.    Sunday 11.00a.m. Mary Cahill

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 20th. January at 6.30p.m.  – David and Richard Lawlor, Knocknaboola.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 20th. January at 8.00p.m.   – O’Shea Family, Lismatigue.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 21st. January at 11.00a.m.   – Dick Aylward, Boolyglass.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

Owing to the flu epidemic, the Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club will not resume their ‘Get Together’ until further notice.

Parish Finance Committee:

Meeting in the Parish House , Hugginstown on Thursday 18th. January at 8.00p.m.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 13th. January

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

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.

Christmas Offerings 2017:

Many thanks for your very generous contributions to the Christmas Offerings over the Christmas period. These Offerings are for the support of the priests working and retired within the Diocese of Ossory.

Extra Envelopes for the Offerings can be collected in the Church Porch, and your contributions may be handed in during the coming weeks.

Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

Bookings are now being taken for those who wish to travel on the Ossory Lourdes Pilgrimage from May 22nd. to 27th.

Bookings with Eleanor at 051 880 414 (weekdays 9:30a.m. to 1.30pm) or email

The Poor Clares:

The Poor Clares in Galway are hosting a Cloister Day on Saturday, January 27th.  from 10.00a.m. to 5.00p.m. The day is designed to help young women between the ages of 21 and 40 to find out more about the Poor Clare way of life with a view to vocation discernment. To book a place contact:  Sr. Faustina at:

Anam Cara:

The Organisation supports bereaved parents; it will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 15th. January from 7.30p.m to 9:00p.m. in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Anam Cara, offers a safe and comfortable setting where you can ‘drop the mask’ and be yourself among people who understand. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, or the circumstances of their death, or whether this was recent or not.   For more information see or call our Information Line on 085 288 8888.


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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