Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
29th. and 30th. December 2018

The Holy Family


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 31st. December to Sunday 6th. January.


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

Vigil – Saturday 5th. at 8.00p.m.;  

Sunday 6th. at 11.15a.m. 


Wednesday at 7.00p.m. 

Friday at 7.00p.m. 

 Vigil – Saturday 5th. at 6.30p.m.;  

  • Monday 31st.     Feast of St. Sylvester.
  • Tuesday 1st.       Feast of Mary, the Mother of God    
  • Wednesday 2nd.            Feast of Sts. Basil and Gregory     
  • Friday 4th.                                 First Friday
  • Visitation with Holy Communion will take place as usual next Friday.  Please let us know if you would like to receive

Holy Communion in your home for the First Fridays or at any other time.

Pray for:         

William Dalton, Lismatigue who died during the week

Eddie Raggett,  who died in Sydney during the week.    Funeral arrangements later.


Catherine Sheehan, Stonecarthy:  Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 29th. December at 6.30p.m.                  

Rota for next week-end:

5th. and 6th. January  2019 (Feast of The Epiphany of Our Lord.)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Declan Lennon     


Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Marie Aylward

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny 


Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Ruth Crowley

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 5th. January at 8.00p.m.  –   

Tommy, Katie and Cissie Delahunty.

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


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

Dates to Remember for 2019:

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on:

26th./27th. January;

23rd./24th. February;

23rd./24th. March.

First Holy Communion 2019.

For Stoneyford School on

Sunday 12th. Mayin Stoneyford Church at 11.00a.m.

For Monroe/Newmarket Schools on

Sunday 19th. Mayin Hugginstown Church at 11.15a.m.


Many thanks to all the Children; Parents; Teachers; Musicians; Choirs; Readers; Eucharistic Ministers; Servers and others who prepared the Christmas Masses: and to all who cleaned and decorated the Churches in the Parish for the Christmas Season and throughout the year.  Thanks to all who erected the Cribs; donated flowers and Christmas trees etc.  A sincere thank you and appreciation to all.

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.

Medjugorje Pilgrimages:

Pilgrimages will take place from April to October 2019: 7 Nights B&B and Airport Shuttle service from Dubrovnik or Split. Book any flight, any time and we provide guaranteed airport shuttle service. Call us for further information and book the dates that suit you.

Telephone: 01 443 4510 or email

Be Safe over the New Year:

If you are leaving your home even for a short time, do lock all external doors and windows.  Make sure all candles and naked lights are out before you leave or before you retire to bed.  Be extra careful on the roads during the Christmas season and do show care for others.  Safe Driving!  With the ‘Text Alert’ in operation please be vigilant and always be aware there is always Garda help close at hand.

Prayer of the Family: 

God, our Father,   We are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son;  One family, in the Spirit of your love.   Bless us with the joy of love.  Make us patient and kind, gentle and generous,  welcoming to those in need.   Help us to live your forgiveness and peace. Protect all families with your loving care; especially those for whom we now pray:

Increase our faith,   Strengthen our hope; Keep us safe in your love,  Make us always grateful for the gift of life that we share together.   This we ask, through Christ our Lord,


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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