Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
14th. and 15th. July  2018.

“Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

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 16th. to Sunday 22nd. July 2018

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 21st. at 8.00p.m.;      Sunday 22nd. at 11.00a.m. 

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 21st. at 6.30p.m.;      Sunday 22nd. at 10.00a.m.   

Monday 16th.     Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Pray for:          

Months Mind Mass:                  Miriam Brennan,Lawcus.  Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 14th. July at 6.30p.m.

Anniversaries:   Ellen Doyle,Hugginstown.  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 14th. July at 8.00p.m.

Thomas and Mary Toomey,Stoneyford.   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 15th. June at 10.00a.m.

Johnny Maher,Boolyglass.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 15th. June at 11.00a.m.

Michael, Ellie and Mary Farrell,Kilkeasy.

Rota for next week-end: 21st.  and 22nd. July:  – (Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Declan Lennon;                 Sunday 11.00a.m. Pat Fennelly

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick;   Sunday 11.00a.m. Marie Aylward

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;           Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy;        Sunday 11.00a.m. Ruth Crowley

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 21st. July at 6.30p.m.  –  James McCarthy, Knockdrinna.

Newmarket/ Hugginstown Social Club.

Social Club Annual Outing will take place on this Sunday 15th. July.  Bus will leave outside Hugginstown Church at 11.45a.m. sharp.

Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage “The Way”,

Pilgrimage from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela, will take place from7th. to 18th. August 2018.

All bookings with O’Leary Travel 053 923 3178

Youth Summer Festival:

Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary will take place from Thursday 16th. to Sunday 19th. August this year  –  for Young People aged 16 to 35.  This is an opportunity to experience the Catholic Faith and to meet many new people, with over 1,000 young people from all corners of Ireland attending. The Festival is donation only and free buses for those travelling from all around Ireland.  For more information or to book online: visit

World Meeting of Families:

  1. On Sunday 26th. August, Mass will be Celebrated by Pope Francis in the Phoenix Park at 3.00p.m.  A bus has been booked by the Parish for those wishing to travel. Tickets have also been booked.  If you travel by bus there is no need to book your own tickets for Sunday 26th.  Please leave your name with any of the following as soon as possible if you are interested in travelling by bus.  Tel:  056 776 8693  or

056 776 8008 or  056 776 8985.

  1. A Family from every Parish in Ireland will be invited to attend the Festival of Families in Croke Park with Pope Francis at 7.30p.m. on Saturday August 25th. Every Parish in the country will be allocated 10 tickets for this event. If families in Aghaviller Parish are interested in going to Croke Park on Saturday August 25th; please give your names by Monday 23rd. July to 056 776 8693.

Note:  Tickets that have been allocated to Aghaviller Parish for both events will be offered to other parishes that are looking for tickets if they are not taken by Friday 27th. July.

Safeguarding – Diocese of Ossory:

Information Evenings will take place in September for all Parish Volunteers (Parish Pastoral Councils, Parish Finance Committees; Youth Leaders; Eucharistic Ministers, Readers, Collectors, etc.).  Numbers are need to plan these evenings:  If you wish to attend please give your name to Teresa Broderick 087 292 3792;  Carmel O’Toole 087 699 6419 or  Liam Cassin 087 231 2354 by the end of July.

Safeguarding Contacts:

Diocesan Designated Liaison Person:  Mr. Cathal Cullen Tel: 087 100 0232  or       Diocese of Ossory Web Page: www.ossory.ieGardaí 1800 555 222:    Tusla – Kilkenny Area –  Tel: 052 617 7302.    Aghaviller Parish Representatives are:

Teresa Broderick 087 292 3792: and Carmel O’Toole 087 699 6419.

Parks Tennis:

Tennis Classes will take place in Kilmoganny from Monday 30th. July to Friday 3rd. August.  Times;  11.00a.m. to 1.00p.m for Under 12s.;     1.00p.m. to 3.00p.m for over 12s.   All further information at: 085 234 9466.


Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford on every Tuesday at 8.30p.m.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 9th. July 2018        Numbers: 16; 05; 22.                Bonus No: 29.

No Match 3 Winner:      No Match 4 Winner:                 No Jackpot Winner:

5  x €30.00Winners:   John Sheehan & Sinead O’Mara, Stoneyford;  Patrick Barron, Sheepstown.

Mary Dooley, Jenkinstown;      Mary Raggett, Aghaviller;     Tess Farrell, Kyleva.

3  x Sellers €15.00 each:            James Irish.     Jimmy Sheehan;    Willy Walshe.

Next week:    Match 3: €1,000.00;    Match 4:  €2,000.00;             Jackpot:  €14,200.00; 

Next Draw on Monday 16th. July.  Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.  Draw at 9.00p.m.                                                                                                                           

Carrickshock G.A.A Club.

The Club wish to thank all who supported their recent Golf Classic at Callan Golf Club. Carrickshock G.A.A and Camogie Clubs wish to invite you to join our ‘Fittest Superstar’ development fundraiser on next Saturday July 21st. in Hotel Kilkenny.  Tickets are now available; contact any club member. This promises to be a great night of thrills and spills and all are very welcome.

IT Training:

Age Action Ireland, is offering basic IT training free of charge to older people in their local area. They run the award-winning Getting Started Programme,  providing basic one-to-one IT Training for older people and would like to engage with the community before the classes start in September 2018.  Spaces are limited and may be reserved by individuals contacting Age Action’s Getting Started team on 01 475 6989 or


Are youstruggling with anxiety or depression?finding life difficult?feeling isolated?in need of support?

Then Grow is here to help you.   Grow is a community-based mental health organisation which holds weekly meetings in your local community.  Grow meetings provide help and support to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties or struggling with any aspect of their mental wellbeing.  Meetings are confidential and no referral is necessary, simply come along. Grow promotes breaking social isolation and promoting social connectedness and is centred around the idea that ‘I alone can do itbut I cannot do it alone’.

For Kilkenny Area:  Tuesdays at 10.00a.m:  Wednesdays at 8.00p.m: and Fridays at 10.30a.m.    All meetings in Grow Office, Ormonde Home, Barrack St,  Kilkenny.    All information from Margaret Powerat 056 776 1624or 056 775 1615or


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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