Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
14th. and 15th.  April 2018
 “Third Sunday of Easter”


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Priests in the Parish:

Liam Cassin

Telephone:  056 776 8693        or     

Mobile         087 231 2354

Peter Hoyne

Telephone: 056 776 8678           

Mobile:       086 373 8492

Mass Times in Aghaviller Parish:   –    Monday 16th. to Sunday 22nd. April 2018

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 21st. at 8.00p.m.; 

   Sunday 22nd. at 11.00a.m. 

Stoneyford:      No Mass on Wednesday.

                        Vigil – Saturday 21st. at 6.30p.m.;

   Sunday 22nd. at 10.00a.m.   

Pray for:          

Eoin Doyle, Croan who died during the week.

Months Mind Mass:

                    Bridie Ryan,Stoneyford. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 15th. April at 10.00a.m.


    James Sheehan, Stonecarthy. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 14th. April at 6.30p.m.

                  Neddy and Kitty Fitzpatrick, Lismatigue.  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 14th. April at 8.00p.m.

    Tom McGrath.  Norelands.

Rota for next week-end:      21st. and 22nd. April 2018: (Fourth Sunday of Easter)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Catherina Roche;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler.


Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Marie Aylward

Eucharistic Ministers:


Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard


Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Cuddihy;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Carmel O’Toole.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 21st. April at 6.30p.m.  –

Seamus Connolly and Michael Dunne, Stonecarthy.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 21st. April at 8.00p.m.  –

Ned and Julia Halloran, Hugginstown.

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 22nd. April at 10.00a.m.   –

Kate McDonald, Stoneyford.

First Holy Communion Preparation:

Mass in Preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on this Saturday 14th. April

in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m.and in

Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

Easter Offerings:

Many thanks to all who contributed to the Easter offerings during the past weeks. These offerings are for the support of the priests of the Parish and Diocese.

Dates to Remember for 2018:

First Holy Communion:

For Stoneyford School on Sunday 13th. May at 11.00a.m. in Stoneyford Church.

For Monroe/Newmarket Schools on Sunday 27th. May at 11.00a.m. in Hugginstown Church.

Cemetery Masses:      

Calvary Cemetery on Friday 1st. June at 8.00p.m.;

Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday 6th. July at 8.00p.m.

                    Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday 7th. July at 8.00p.m.;


New Vicar General:

Bishop Dermot Farrell has appointed Fr. Dan Cavanagh,  P.P. Rosbercon as Vicar General for the Diocese of Ossory. Fr. Dan will assist Bishop Dermot in his ministry as Bishop of Ossory.  We ask God’s blessing on both of them in their work in the Diocese..

Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

The Annual Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from Tuesday, 22nd. May to Sunday, 27th. May 2018 inclusive.  Bookings for all intending to travel may be made by contacting Eleanor (Monday to Friday) at Glenmore Parish Office, Glenmore, County Kilkenny, Telephone 051 880 414, or Email:

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club will have their ‘Get Together’ on Tuesday 17th. April in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”.  from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m..  All are very welcome                                                                                                                       

‘Anam Cara’:

The organisation supports bereaved parents; it will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 16thApril 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.

‘The Poor Clares’:

‘The Poor Clares’ in Galway are hosting a Cloister day on Saturday, April 21st.  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. Faustinaat:

Women’s ACTS Retreat:

Retreat will take place in the De La Salle Pastoral Centre, Castletown, Co. Laois from Thursday, 19th. to Sunday, 22nd. April. This is a weekend of peace, prayer, tranquillity and camaraderie, among a group of likeminded women. To book or for information contact: Mairin McGrath 087 621 1395 or Cathy Cunniffe: 087 985 4506.

Family Carers Ireland:

A Mini-Marathon takes place on the Bank Holiday, Monday 7th. May; beginning  from the Aspect Hotel,  Waterford Rd. Kilkenny at 11.00am. Register online at, or at the Centre at The Springhill Medical Centre, Waterford Rd., Kilkenny from Monday to Friday up to 5.00p.m. You can also register on the day before 11.00a.m.


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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