Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
27th. and 28st. January 2018

“Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Aidan

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 29th. January to Sunday 4th. February 2018.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 3rd. at 8.00p.m.;            Sunday 4th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 2.15p.m. and Friday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 3rd. at 6.30p.m.;             Sunday 4th. at 10.00a.m.

Catholic Schools Week 2018:  

The Theme is “Called to be a Family of Families”.

Catholic School Week will run from Sunday 28th. January to Saturday 3rd. February.

Mass in Stoneyford Church on Wednesday 31st. January at 2.15p.m.: All Grandparents invited, all welcome.

Prayer Service in Newmarket School on Thursday 1st. February at 12.00Noon. All Parents welcome.

Prayer Service in Monroe School on Friday 2nd. February at 2.30p.m. All Parents Welcome.

Tuesday 30th.     Feast of

Wednesday 31st. Feast of St. John Bosco.

Thursday 1st.     Feast of St. Brigid. (Secondary Patron of Ireland)

Friday 2nd.         Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord.

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.

Blessing of Candles to be used in the Churches during the year will take place during Mass on Friday at 9.30a.m. in Hugginstown; and 7.00p.m in Stoneyford. Church Candles, (or Donations for Church Candles), may be left into the Church Sacristy.

Saturday 3rd.     Feast of St Blaise.

Blessing of Throats will take place during Masses over the weekend.

Pray for:          

Frances Wallace, Ennisnag; who died during the week.

Kathleen Glennon; Lord Edward Street, Kilkenny and Ennisnag; who died during the week


Nora Molyneaux, Stoneyford: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 27th. January at 6.30p.m.         

Walter Broderick and Sr. Canice Broderick, Croan: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 27th. January at 8.00p.m.

Neddy Lawlor, Knocknaboola.  Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 28th. January at 10.00a.m.

Ned Millea, Richard and Margaret Millea, Kyleva: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 28th. January at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end:

3rd. and 4th. February 2018 – (Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Eileen Aylward;  Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre O’Shea.

Eucharistic Ministers:

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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy. Sunday 11.00a.m. Ruth Crowley.

Confirmation 2018:

Pupils for Confirmation will be taking part at all Weekend Masses in the parish as part of their preparation. Retreat Day for pupils will take place on 1st. March at St. Mary’s, Cathedral, Kilkenny. Confirmation will be celebrated in Hugginstown on 11th. March.

Parish Pastoral Council:

Meeting will take place in the Parish House on Wednesday 31st. January at 8.00p.m.

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 3rd. February at 6.30p.m. – Christopher Lodge, Kells.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 3rd. February at 8.00p.m. – Margaret Irish, Hugginstown

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 4th. February at 11.00a.m.   – William and Margaret O’Meara and Julia Morrissey; Croan.

Celebration of First Penance:

Stoneyford School on Wednesday 28th. February at 7.00p.m. in Stoneyford Church

Newmarket School on Thursday 15th. March at 7.00p.m. in Hugginstown Church

Monroe School on Thursday 22nd. March at 7.00p.m. in Hugginstown Church

Ordination – Bishop of Ossory:

The Ordination of Mgr. Dermot Farrell will take place in St. Mary’s Cathedral on Sunday 11th. March at 3.00p.m.

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. 2018.

Please contact Eleanor at 051 880 414 (weekdays 9:30a.m. to 1.30pm) 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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