Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
26th. and 27th.  May 2018

“Feast of The Most Holy Trinity”

St. Justin

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 28th. May to Sunday 3rd. June 2018

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

                     Vigil – Saturday 2nd. at 8.00p.m.;

Sunday 3rd. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 2nd. at 6.30p.m.;

Sunday 3rd. at 10.00a.m.

Thursday 31st.   Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Friday 1st.         Feast of St. Justin            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.

Cemetery Mass       –       Mass in Calvary Cemetery on Friday 1st. June at 8.00p.m.

Corpus Christi’ Processions:

The‘Corpus Christi’ Processions will take place on next Sunday 3rd. June (Feast of ‘Corpus Christi’) after both Masses.  At Stoneyford Church at 10.00a.m. and Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m.   All those who received their First Holy Communion in the parish this year together with their parents and families are invited to take part.

Pray for:          


Sean Duggan,Hugginstown. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 26th. May at 8.00p.m.

Rota for next week-end: 2nd. and 3rd. June:  –  (Feast of The Body and Blood of Christ)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Catherina Roche;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Pat Fennelly


Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Kay Power

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Barbara Smolen


Saturday 8.00p.m. Patricia Barron;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Carmel O’Toole.

A New Rota for Readers and Eucharistic Ministers for the next twelve months will be arranged soon;  if you would like to join the rota   or if you are unable to continue please let us know before Friday 1st. June. Telephone 056 776 8693.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 2nd. June at 6.30p.m.  –  Maura Farrell,  Glenmore House.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 3rd. June at 11.00a.m. – Ned and Statia Power, Condonstown

First Holy Communion: 

First Holy Communion will be celebrated on this Sunday 27th. May in Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m. for the pupils of Monroe and Newmarket Schools                   –

Congratulations to: 

Darragh Cahill;     Danielle Corcoran;   Jack Donnelly;  Tom Duggan;

Aden Farrell;    Cian Franks;     Emma Hoyne;            Alison Mullaney; 

Orna Murphy;     Seamus Murphy;     Emily Nolan;     Moya O’Shea; 

Rory Parley;     Rachel Power;    Aisling Ronan;        Hannah Tennyson;

Also Congratulations to all the Parents, Families and Teachers.

Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council:

Meeting in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday next 30th. May at 8.00p.m.


Mass will be celebrated for all students sitting examinations on next weekend 2nd./3rd. June In Hugginstown on Saturday 2nd. at 8.00p.m. and in Stoneyford on Sunday 3rd. at 10.00a.m.

Diocesan Annual “Corpus Christi” Procession

Bishop Dermot Farrell will lead the Annual ‘Corpus Christi’ Procession on Sunday, 3rd June

  1. At 2.00 p.m. Gather for prayer at the Capuchin Friary, Friary Street, Kilkenny.
  2. At 2.30 p.m. Process through Parnell Street –  Prayer at James’s Green before continuing to St. Mary’s Cathedral for Solemn Benediction.

Visit of Holy Family Icon to Diocese of Ossory: 

  1. The WMOF (Holy Family) Icon will be present in the Diocese of Ossory from June 11th. to 16th.
  2. A Diocesan Prayer Services have been arranged on a Deanery basis. Time Table as follows.

Monday June 11th

  • Arrival of Icon in St Mary’s Cathedral  4.00p.m . Short Prayer on Arrival.
  • Eucharistic Adoration in St. Mary’s Cathedral from 6.00p.m. to 9.00p.m.

Tuesday June 12th.  

Icon present in Cathedral during the day for those who want to come and pray. At 7.00p.m. in St Mary’s Cathedral –  Prayer Service with Icon for Middle Deanery Parishes .

Wednesday June 13th

At 11.00a.m. Icon departs Cathedral . Arrives at 12.00Noon at Ferrybank Church.

At 7.30p.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Ferrybank, Prayer Service for Southern Deanery

Thursday June 14th.

At 11.00a.m. Icon departs Ferrybank. Arrives at 12.30p.m. at Ballyragget Church.

At 7.30p.m. in St. Patrick’s Church, Prayer Service for Nothern Deanery

Friday June 15th

At 11.00a.m. Icon departs Ballyragget. Arrives 12 noon St Fiacres’ Loughboy

At. 3.00p.m. – Divine Mercy Prayer in St Fiacre’s Loughboy.

At 7.30p.m. Prayer Service for Young People in St Fiacre’s Church , Loughboy

Saturday June 16th

At 12.00 Noon the Icon departs Diocese from St. Fiacre’s Church, Loughboy. Short Prayer Service:

Stoneyford School:

Meeting of the Board of Management in the School on Thursday 31st. May at 8.00p.m.

Newmarket School:

The Parents Association would like to invite all Past and Present Pupils and all Parishioners to the Retirement Celebrations of Tom Duggan in Hugginstown on Friday 22nd. June. Further details later.

St. Padre Pio –  Annual Pilgrimage:

Pilgrimage will be held in Holy Cross, Co. Tipperary on this Sunday 27th. May.

Bus will leave outside Hugginstown Church at 11.30a.m.  All are welcome. Please contact  056 776 8985

“Walking Together as Families Today”:

Gathering in Preparation for the World Meeting of Families will be held in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, on 19th. and 20th. June.  Speakers, Workshops, Conversations, Prayer, and much more, on variety of topics relating to Family Life Today.

Tickets available on   For further information contact Aoife at


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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