Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
26th. and 27th. January 2019.
 “Third Sunday in Ordinary Time ”

St. Aidan

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 28th.  January to Sunday 3rd. February 2019


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

Vigil – Saturday 2nd. at 8.00 p.m

Sunday 3rd. at 11.15 a.m. 


Wednesday at 9.30 a.m. 

Friday at 7.00 p.m.

Vigil –Saturday 2nd. at 6.30 p.m.

  • Monday 28th. Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas.
  • Wednesday 30th.    Feast of
  • Thursday 31st.    Feast of St. John Bosco.
  • Friday 1st          Feast of St. Brigid.                  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.

  • Saturday 2nd.     Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord.

Blessing of Candlesto be used in the Churches during the year will take place during Mass on Saturday at 6.30p.m. in Stoneyford and at 8.00p.m in Hugginstown;.  Church Candles, (or Donations for Church Candles), may be left into the Church Sacristy.

  • Sunday 3rd.       Feast of St Blaise.

Blessing of Throats will take place during Masses over the weekend.

Pray for:


Eamonn O’Neill, Knockdrinna:    Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 26th. January at 6.30p.m.       

Walter Broderick and Sr. Canice Broderick, Croan: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 26th. January at 8.00p.m.

Rita and Larry O’Shea, Lismatigue: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday27th. January at 11.15a.m.

Rota for next week-end:

2nd and 3rd. February   (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time.)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett  


Saturday 8.00p.m. Tommy Murphy;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Caroline Kenneally

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny


Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Mary Cahill

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 2nd. February at 6.30p.m. – Tom McDonald, Stoneyford.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 26th. January at 8.00p.m.     – John and Paddy Moran, Lismatigue

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 27th. January at 11.15a.m.  –  Ellen Ryan, Hugginstown.

Parish Pastoral Council:

Meeting in the Parish House , Hugginstown on Wednesday 30th. January 2019 at 8.00p.m.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 26th. January in Stoneyford Church

and on Sunday 27th. January in Hugginstown Church.   

Catholic Schools Week 2019:

The Theme is “Celebrating the work of Our Local Catholic Schools”.

  • Catholic School Week will run from Sunday 27th. January to Sunday 3rd. February
  • Mass in Stoneyford Church on Wednesday 30th. January at 9.30a.m:  All are welcome.
  • Mass in Newmarket School on Thursday 31st. January at 1.15p.m. Parents/Grandparents are welcome.
  • Monroe School will arrange to celebrate Catholic School Week later in the month.

Celebration of First Penance:

  • Newmarket School on Tuesday 12th. March at 7.00p.m. in Hugginstown Church
  • Stoneyford School on Wednesday 13th. March at 7.00p.m. in Stoneyford Church
  • Monroe School on Thursday 14th. March at 7.00p.m. in Hugginstown Church

Monroe School:

The schoolis now taking new enrolments for the school year, September 2019-2020.   Please call in, or e-mail, ( or phone the school at 056 776 8931,  for an Enrolment Form.

Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

Bookings are now being taken for those who wish to travel on the Ossory Lourdes Pilgrimage from May 21st. to 26th. 2019. All bookings for both Regular and Assisted pilgrims, please contact Eleanor at 051 880 414 (on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30a.m. to 1.30pm) or email

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


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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