Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
3rd. and 4th. March 2018
“Third Sunday of Lent”

Naomh Chiaráin


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 5th. to Sunday 11th. March 2018.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 10th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 11th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 10th. at 6.30p.m.;     Sunday 11th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 5th.       Feast of St. Kieran (Patron of Ossory)

Wednesday 7thFeast of St Perpetua and Felicity.

Thursday 8th.    Feast of St. John of God and St. Senan.

Pray for:          

Months Mind Masses:  

Frances Wallace, Ennisnag  Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 3rd. March at 6.30p.m.

Rita O’Shea, ismatigue  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 4th. March at 11.00a.m.


David Kenneally, Catstown;

Mary Kenneally, Catstown : Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 3rd. March at 8.00p.m.     

Rota for next week-end:    – 10th. and 11th. March 2018    (Fourth Sunday of Lent)


Stoneyford:       Saturday 6.30p.m. Catherina Roche;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Michael Dermody

Hugginstown:   Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power

Sunday 11.00a.m. Confirmation

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:       Saturday 6.30p.m Pat Kenny;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Barbara Smolen

Hugginstown:   Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy.

Sunday 11.00a.m. Carmel O’Toole

Months Mind Mass:  

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 10th. March at 8.00p.m. – Ellen Ryan, Kingsmountain.

First Holy Communion:

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

Saturday 3rd.Marchm in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and on

Sunday 4th. March in Hugginstown Churchat 11.00a.m.


Congratulations to Sadie Catherine O’Dowd, Chapel View, Stoneyford and her parents Karina and Padraic. Sadie was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 25th. February.


The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 11th. March at 11.00a.m. 42 Pupils from the three schools in the Parish will receive Confirmation.

Places will be reserved only for the Pupils, their Sponsors and Choir Members.

Ordination of Dermot Farrell, Bishop of Ossory:

The Ordination will take place in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny on next Sunday 11th. March at 3.00p.m. A maximum of eight people from each parish will be allowed to attend.

Please ring 056 776 8693 ASAP if you would like to attend, as a personal invitations will be issued.

Please find the Pastoral Letter from  Mgr. Dermot Farrell, Bishop-Elect of Ossory.

Copies are available for all at the back of Church. Please take a copy home.

World Meeting of Families:
Pope Francis has chosen Ireland to host this event in August 2018.  Parishioners who would like to attend all or part of the event can register now for the three-day Pastoral Congress on www.worldmeeting  Tickets for the Congress are limited but they guarantee entrance for the Festival of Families and the Final Mass which is expected to be led by Pope Francis.  Although there will be no charge for any event led by the Pope, tickets for the Festival of Families will not be released until a later date, along with tickets for the Mass.
Stoneyford School:

Meeting of the Board of Management in the School on Wednesday 7th. March at 8.00p.m.

Lenten Station Masses:

Lenten Station Masses will take place on Sunday 18th. March in

Stoneyford Church at 10.00a.m.

Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m. Envelopes available in the Church.


Thought for the Day:

“Do not face any day until you have faced God”     Ghandi.


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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