Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
23rd. and 24th.  June 2018

Feast of “The Birthday of St. John the Baptist”

John The Baptist

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 25th. June to Sunday 1st. July 2018

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

              Vigil – Saturday 30th. at 8.00p.m.;

Sunday 1st. at 11.00a.m.


Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 30th. at 6.30p.m.;

Sunday 1st. at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday 27th.            Feast of St. Cyril of Alexandria

Thursday 28th.  Feast of St. Irenaeus.

Friday 29th.       Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul.

Cemetery Masses       –  

Mass in Kilkeasy Cemetery on Friday 29th. June at 8.00p.m.

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

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

Pray for:          


John Dunne,Stoneyford.   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 23rd. June at 6.30p.m.

Mary, Stephen and Sonny Kelly,Castlemorris.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 23rd. June at 8.00p.m.

Dick O’Gorman,Hugginstown.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 24th.  June at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end: 30th. June and 1st. July:  –  (Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Tony Roche;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Eileen Sutton


Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre O’Shea

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard


Saturday 8.00p.m. Kay Power;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Bridget Farrell.

New Rota for 2018/2019 is available in the Sacristy:     Please collect after Mass.

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 30th. June at 8.00p.m.  –  Kitty Dalton, Boolyglass


Congratulations to Breda Millea, Catstown and Kevin Dwan, Borrisoleigh, who were married in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 16th. June.

Monroe School;

A meeting of the School Board of Management will be held in the school on Monday 25th. June at 8.30p.m.

June Collection:

Many thanks to all who contributed to the “June Collection”over the past few weeks.

This collection is for the support of the priests of the Parish and the Diocese.


The Collection for the “Holy Father”(Peter’s Pence) will be held after all Masses next weekend 30th.June/1st. July.

World Meeting of Families:

To attend all or part of the events for the World Meeting of Families, register now for the Pastoral Congress on www.worldmeeting 2018ie. The events in Croke Park on Saturday 25th. August will be limited to Families. It is understood one family from every parish will be invited.  On Sunday 26th. August the Mass will be celebrated by Pope Francis. We hope to provide a bus for those wishing to travel on Sunday 26th..  Please leave your name with any of the following before Monday 9th. July if you are interested in travelling by bus.

Tel: 056 776 8693  or  056 776 8008 or  056 776 8985.

Child Safeguarding:

All Church personnel have a responsibility to safeguard children through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment that supports their best interests and prevents abuse. The Revised Safeguarding Children Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland is now available at   If you are concerned about the welfare and safety of children contact: Tusla – Child and Family Agency: Kilkenny area: Tel 052 617 7302.  An Garda Síochána: Tel: 1800 555 222.  Diocesan Designated Liaison Person: Mr. Cathal Cullen: 087 100 0232. Email:   Towards Healing Helpline: 1800 313 316

The Safeguarding Reps. in Aghaviller Parish are:  Teresa Broderick and Carmel O’Toole.

 St.  Kieran’s College Reunion:

 Last year over 300 Past Pupils attended our reunion so why not join us again this year?                                                                                                       

On this Friday 29th. June come to our Gala Banquet to meet up with many familiar faces from your days on the Glasshall and on Saturday 30th. June take part in our Golf Challenge at Kilkenny Golf Club.  Bookings available at or 056 7721086.

All Past Pupils are most welcome.

Retirement of Tom Duggan:

The Parish Community express their appreciation to Tom for his thirty years of dedication and service to Newmarket National School.  He was Principal of the School for those thirty years and his influence and example to all will live on in this community for many years.  His educating skills and leadership were always of the highest class.  His involvement in sport brought the highest honours to the local community.

We wish you Tom many years of health and happiness in the next chapter of your life and may you find success wherever you go and in whatever you do.  Thank you Tom.


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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