Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
15th. and 16th. December 2018. 

 “Third Sunday of Advent”

St. Flannan

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 17th. to Sunday 23rd. December 2018. 


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

 Vigil – Saturday 22nd. at 8.00p.m.;

 Sunday 23rd. at 11.15a.m.  


Wednesday at 7.00p.m.               

Vigil – Saturday 22nd. at 6.30p.m.;     

  • Tuesday 18th.     Feast of St. Flannan                
  • Friday 21st.        House Visitation with Holy Communion will take place on Friday at the usual time.  

  • Please let us know if you would like to receive Holy Communion in your home for Christmas or at any other time.  

Pray for:          


Mary McGrath, Norelands:  Mass in Stoneyford Church on  Saturday 15th. December at 6.30p.m.  

Rota for next week-end:    

22nd. and 23rd. December    –    (Fourth Sunday of Advent)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett;                 


Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer;   

Sunday 11.15a.m. Caroline Kenneally

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                                     


Saturday 6.30p.m. Barbara Smolen;               


Saturday 8.00p.m. Kay Power;            

Sunday 11.15a.m. Mary Cahill.

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 22nd. December at 8.00p.m.   –    Walter Aylward, Catstown

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 23rd. December at 11.15a.m.    –   Brendan Murphy, Newmarket

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on this Saturday 15th. December: In Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m  and in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 16th. at 11.15a.m.

Sacrament of Healing and Reconciliation:

The Sacrament of Reconciliation for Christmas will be celebrated during the 8.00p.m. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 15th. December: and in Stoneyford Church during the 6.30p.m. Mass on Saturday 22nd. December. 

Carol Service:

A Carol Service in preparation for Christmas will take place in Hugginstown Church on Wednesday 19th. December at 7.00p.m.  

All are very welcome.

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

St. Vincent de Paul Society:

The Society would like to offer their sincere thanks to the parishioners of Aghaviller Parish who have been very generous in supporting their Christmas Appeal held recently. 

Family Christmas Masses:

There will be a Family Mass for Young Families, Parents and  Children on

Christmas Eve Monday 24th. December.          

In Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. 

In Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.  

Many of the children will be taking an active part in these celebrations. They will be involved with the Choirs, Readings, Prayers, Gifts, Servers etc. All children are invited to bring a little gift for others who are in need.  We ask parents to come with their children and to join in the singing of the Christmas Carols and to celebrate as family. 

Mass Times on Christmas Day 25th. :     

 InStoneyford Church at 10.00a.m:  

In Hugginstown Church at 11.15a.m.


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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