Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
4th. and 5th. August  2018.

  “Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St Lawrence.

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 6th. to Sunday 12th. August 2018


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

                     Vigil – Saturday 11th. at 8.00p.m.;

Sunday 12th. at 11.00a.m.


Wednesday at 7.00p.m. (Friday at 7.30p.m. in Stonecarthy Cemetery)

                     Vigil – Saturday 11th. at 6.30p.m.;      

Sunday 12th. at 10.00a.m.   

Monday 6th.             Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord.

Wednesday 8th.   Feast of St. Dominic.

Thursday 9th.    Feast of St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross(Edith Stein) Patron of Europe

Friday 10th.       Feast of

Saturday 11th.   Feast of St Clare.

Pray for:          


Nora Kenneally,Catstown.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 4th. August at 8.00p.m.            

John Hennebry,Mylerstown.

Bridget Kelly,Lawcus;

Mary O’Donnell,Newmarket.

Rota for next week-end: 11th.  and 12th. August:  – (Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Tony Roche;  

Sunday 11.00a.m. Michael Dermody


Saturday 8.00p.m. Tommy Murphy;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre O’Shea

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;   

Sunday 10.00a.m. Barbara Smolen


Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Bridget Farrell

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 11th. August at 6.30p.m.  –  Declan Fennelly, Oldtown.

Cemetery Mass:

Mass will be celebrated in Stonecarthy Cemetery on Friday 10th. August at 7.30p.m.


Congratulations to John Maher and Cáit Mackey, Kyleva who were married in Hugginstown Church on Friday 27th. July.

Congratulations to John Power, Lismatigue and Gráinne Byrne, Clara who were married in Clara Church on Friday 27th. July.

St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund:

The Fundraising Committee for St. Mary’s Cathedral is organising a ‘Night at the Races’ in Kilkenny Greyhound Track on Friday 10th. August; – starting at 8.00p.m. Tickets for the night will include a Raffle and are available from 056 776 8693. or 086 828 3478

Opening of World Meeting of Families 2018

To mark the Opening of the World Meeting of Families;  Evening Prayer will take place in the Cathedrals of the twenty six Irish Dioceses on the evening of Tuesday August 21st. All are invited for Evening Prayer in St Mary’s Cathedral,  Kilkenny on Tuesday August 21st. at 7.30p.m.  led by Bishop Dermot Farrell.  Families from every Parish in the Diocese are most welcome.

 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 needed to plan these evenings:  If you wish to attend please give your name to Teresa Broderick 087 292 3792;  or Carmel O’Toole 087 699 6419 or Liam Cassin 087 231 2354.

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.

Lough Derg:

Anyone interested may begin the Three Day Pilgrimage on any day up to and including Monday 13th. August.  Advance booking is not necessary. For information regarding public transport telephone Lorraine on 071 985 1518 or


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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