Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
10th. and 11th. February 2018

 “Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Ash Wednesday.

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 12th. to Sunday 18th. February 2018.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 9.30a.m. Wednesday 7.30p.m.

                         Vigil – Saturday 17th. at 8.00p.m.;          

                         Sunday 18th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 17th. at 6.30p.m.;          

                        Sunday 18th. at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday 14th.                 Ash Wednesday (Beginning of Lent)   “Day of Fast and Abstinence”

Mass Times:      Stoneyford 7.00p.m.       Hugginstown 7.30p.m.

Blessing and Distribution of Ashes will take place during both Masses on Ash Wednesday.

Blessing and Distribution of Ashes in the three schools on Wednesday 14th. February.

Pray for:          

Months Mind Mass: 

May O’Shea, Croan. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 11th. February at 11.00a.m.


                          Alex Holland, Cherrymount: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 10th. February at 6.30p.m.         

                        Bernard Cuddihy, Ballinteskin.

                        Paddy and John Moran, Lismatigue: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 10th. February at 8.00p.m.

Rota for next week-end: 17th. and 18th. February 2018 – (First Sunday of Lent)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy

Sunday 10.00a.m. Pat Fennelly


 Saturday 8.00p.m. Sinéad Crowley

 Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre Rohan

Eucharistic Ministers:


Saturday 6.30p.m Pat Kenny;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace.


Saturday 8.00p.m. Patricia Barron.

Sunday 11.00a.m. Ann Power.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 17th. February at 8.00p.m. – John and Lil Corcoran, Sheepstown.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 18th. February at 11.00a.m. – John Dwyer, Baysrath.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 10th. February in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.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

Parents Information Evening:

Free Information Evening for parents of school going-children: How to handle exam stress, bullying, peer pressure and other issues facing students of all ages!!!.   Meeting in Springhill Court Hotel on Monday 12th. February from 7.30p.m. to 9.30p.m.   For further information contact 086 820 3521

Eucharistic Ministers:

If anyone is willing to serve in Hugginstown or Stoneyford Churches as Eucharistic Ministers please make contact at 056 776 8693.  Trained will take place on Saturday 17th. and 24th. February from 10.00a.m. to 12.30p.m. in St. Kieran’s College. Extra Eucharistic Ministers are need in both Churches. to extend the present weekly rota.

Parish Choirs:

Members of Parish Choirs are invited to participate at the Ordination of Mgr. Dermot Farrell as Bishop of Ossory on 11th. March in St Mary’s Cathedral.  Practice on Sundays in St John’s Church, Kilkenny at 5.00p.m.

Lenten Challenge!

Many people abstain from alcohol and take the Short-Term Pledge for the duration of Lent. Take this opportunity to help someone you know or love with an alcohol or drug problem by offering up your Lenten sacrifice as a prayer for their freedom and well-being. We can all make a difference for others.

Monroe School Fundraising:

Edward Hayden will do a Cooking Demonstration on Thursday 22nd. February at 7.30p.m. in The Rising Sun. Doors open 6.30p.m.  Tickets are available from: Carroll’s Knocktopher; Walshe’s Shop Stoneyford; Fitzgerald’s Shop Hugginstown; and The Rising Sun.

Lenten Crusade for Life

Join with people all over Ireland in the Lenten Crusade for Life. Why not offer up your prayer and fasting during Lent for the Protection of the Unborn? Perhaps you may like to say the rosary each day, do some form of fasting or have Mass offered for the protection of Life. Starting on February 14th. concluding on April 1st.

Newmarket School:

Enrolment Forms for the school year September 2018/19 are available at the school.

Please call to the school or telephone 056 776 8919 for Enrolment Form.


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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