Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
22nd. and 23rd. December 2018

 “Fourth Sunday of Advent”

The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

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 24th. to Sunday 30th. December 2018.


Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30a.m.                 

Vigil – Monday 24th. at 8.00p.m.;

Tuesday 25th. at 11.15a.m.

 Vigil – Saturday 29th. at 8.00p.m.;

Sunday 30th. at 11.15a.m.


Vigil – Monday 24th. at 6.30p.m.;

Tuesday 25th. at 10.00a.m.

Vigil – Saturday 29th. at 6.30p.m.;

  • Tuesday 25th.     Feast of the the-nativity-of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Wednesday 26th.            Feast of St. Stephen (first Martyr)  
  • Thursday 27th.   Feast of St. John (Apostle and Evangelist)
  • Friday 28th.       Feast of the Holy Innocents (Martyrs)
Pray for:         


Walter Aylward, Catstown:  Mass in Hugginstown Church on  Saturday 22nd. December at 8.00p.m.    

Brendan Murphy, Newmarket:  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 23rd. December at 11.15a.m

Richard and Mary Burke, Croan.

Rota for next week-end:   

29th. and 30th. December    –    (Feast of the Holy Family)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Catherina Roche    


Saturday 8.00p.m. Tommy Murphy;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Deirdre Rohan

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny 


Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Carmel O’Toole

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 29th. December at 6.30p.m.     –      Catherine Sheehan, Stonecarthy

Sacrament of Healing and Reconciliation:

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


Congratulations to Alex Christopher Kennedy, Chapel View and his parents Tara and John.

Alex was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 15th. December

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. :

In Stoneyford Church at 10.00a.m:

Hugginstown Church at 11.15a.m.

Christmas Offerings 2018:

Envelopes for your Christmas Offerings 2018 may be collected in the Church Porch, and your contributions may be handed in during the coming weeks. Many thanks for your support and contributions during the past year.


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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