Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
20th. and 21st. October 2018.

“Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

“Mission Sunday”

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 22nd. to Sunday 28th. October 2018.


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

Vigil – Saturday 27th. at 8.00p.m.;    

Sunday 28th. at 11.00a.m.


Mass on Wednesday at 7.00p.m..

Vigil – Saturday 27th. at 6.30p.m.;      

Sunday 28th. at 10.00a.m.   

  • Monday 22nd.     Feast of St. John Paul 11:

Pray for:         


Tom and Kathy Noonan, Aghaviller. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 20th. October at 8.00p.m

Maura Power, Lismatigue:  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 21st. October at 11.00a.m.     Mary and Jack Glennon, Newmarket

Johnny and Bridie Power, Mylerstown.

Rota for next week-end:

27th. and 28th. October: – (Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard.


Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power;  

Sunday 11.00a.m. John Barron.

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;   

Sunday 10.00a.m. Maria Reid.


Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan;   Sunday 11.00a.m. Ann Power.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 27th. October at 8.00p.m.  –  Jim and Mary Barron.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 28th. October at 11.00a.m.   –  John Cassin, Ballygerdra.

First Holy Communion Preparation:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Penance and First Holy Communion will be celebrated on this Saturday  20th. October in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and on Sunday 21st. October  in Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m.


Congratulations to Sam Patrick Donoghue, Lismatigue and his parents Cáit and David. Sam was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 13th. October.

October Station:

Many Thanks for your October Station Contribution during the past week. Your contribution is for the support of the priests of the Parish and the Diocese.

Safeguarding Contacts:

Diocesan Designated Liaison Person:

Mr. Cathal Cullen Tel: 087 100 0232  or

Diocese of Ossory Web Page:

Gardaí 1800 555 222:

Tusla – Kilkenny Area –  Tel: 052 617 7302.

Aghaviller Parish Representatives are:  Teresa Broderick and  Carmel O’Toole

Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council:

Parish Council Meeting will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Tuesday 30th. October at 8.00p.m.

Mission Sunday 21st. October 2018:

Today we come together for a celebration of solidarity and unity within the Church – ‘World Mission Sunday’. Today every parish across the globe through our prayers are appreciating the dedication of all our missionaries.In our prayer for the Missions we also help to bring  the Love of God for all to some of the world’s most impoverished and remote communities.  Our contributions to the Mission Collection will be distributed to where the need is greatest.

Remembrance Masses for November:

Remembrance Mass for the Faithful Departed will be celebrated on Saturday 3rd. November: in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m. All who have lost a family member during the past year will be invited to bring a candle to the alter in remembrance of their loved ones during the Mass.  All are invited to write down the names of their own departed ones and place them at the altar for the month of November. They will be remembered at Masses during November.


Collection in aid of “The Missions”will be held after all Masses this weekend 20th./21st. October.

Monroe School:

A meeting of the Board of Management will be held in the School on Thursday 25th. October at 8.30p.m.

Stoneyford School:

Mass will be celebrated in Stoneyford School on Friday 26th. October at 12.15p.m.


In order to better promote Vocations to the Priesthood, the National Vocations Office is organising a national “Come and See” event for men between the ages of eighteen and mid-thirties.  This event will take place in Mount St. Anne’s Conference Centre, Portarlington from 6.00p.m. on Friday 23rd. November to 4.00p.m. on Saturday 24th. November.  Further information later.

Southern Deanery Pastoral Council:

A meeting was held on Monday 15th. October in Mullinavat. Aghaviller Parish was represented by Kay Power and Lily Burke.  Fr. Dan Bollard, Vicar Forane chaired the meeting. A vote of sympathy was expressed to the families of Bishop Laurence Forristal; Fr. Bob Raftice and Fr. Nicholas Flavin recently deceased.  Fr. Nicholas was a member of the Southern Deanery for many years.


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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