Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
17th. and 18th. March 2018
“Fifth Sunday of Lent” – “Feast of St. Patrick”

St. Joseph

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 19th. to Sunday 25th. March 2018.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 24th. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 25th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 24th. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 25th. at 10.00a.m.

    Monday 19th.  Feast of St. Joseph, (Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

Palm Sunday –   25th. March 2018:

Palm will be blessed at the beginning of all Masses next week-end 24th. and 25th. March.

Pray for:          

Br. John Gaule; late of Keatingstown who died during the week.


Mai Carroll, Kilkeasy:  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Friday 16th. March at 8.00p.m.

Kathleen and Ellen Lawlor, Knocknaboola: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 17th. March at 6.30p.m.

James Duggan, Boolyglass:  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 17th. March at 8.00p.m.

Rota for next week-end:      24th. and 25th. March 2018     –    (Palm Sunday)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell;  

 Sunday 10.00a.m. Pat Fennelly

Hugginstown:    Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick

Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre O’Shea

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m Kitty Wallace;  

  Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard

Hugginstown:      Saturday 8.00p.m. Patricia Barron.

 Sunday 11.00a.m. Lillian Carr

Lenten Station Masses:

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

Stoneyford  Church at 10.00a.m. and in

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

Sacrament of Healing and Reconciliation:

The Sacrament of Healing and Reconciliation for Easter will be celebrated during Masses this Saturday 17th. March 2018.

In Stoneyford Church during the 6.30p.m. Mass;   and in Hugginstown Church during the 8.00p.m. Mass.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:  

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 24th. March at 6.30p.m.

Tom and Ned Drea, Oldtown.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 24th. March at 8.00p.m.

Patrick and Statia Fitzpatrick.


Choir Practice for Holy Week/Easter will take place in Stoneyford Church after the Evening Mass on Wednesday 21st. March at 7.30p.m. New members of any age are very welcome.

Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council:

Meeting in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday 21st. March at 8.00p.m.

First Penance:

Celebration of First Penance for the Pupils of Monroe School will take place in Hugginstown Church on Thursday 22nd. March at 7.00p.m.

Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2018:

The Pilgrimage will take place from 22nd. to 27th. May. Bookings are now being taken for the Pilgrimage at 051 880 414 or email


The Collection in aid of the “Lenten Alms” (Diocesan Charities) will be held after all Masses next weekend 24th./25th. March.

Many thanks to all the Promoters and Supporters down the years. Congratulations to all.

Vocations Weekend:

Did You Ever think of being a Priest? Not sure who You can talk to, or what to do next?   Need more information and space to think things over? Come along to St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday 24th. March from 11.00a.m. to 7.00p.m. for time of quiet reflection and prayer.   It will be an opportunity to lean more about Diocesan Priesthood and how to discover the path God is inviting you to follow in your life. For more Information and to book a place contact: Fr Kieran O’ Shea (Vocations Director) on 086 827 2828 or

Ring Found:

A Ring was found on Church Grounds after Confirmation. Please call 056 776 8693.

St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund Draw:

A new Draw will begin on Wednesday 28th. March. Tickets are available at the moment from the Parish House, Hugginstown. The draw will be held on the last Wednesday of each month with prize money €5,000.00 per month. Tickets must be in by Monday 26th. March to be included for the March draw.   If you can support, please let us know as soon as possible;    For more information please Telephone: 056 776 8693. or 087 231 2354


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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