Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

16th. and 17th. March 2019. –  “Second Sunday of Lent”

“Feast of St. Patrick  –   Patron of Ireland”

Naomh Pádraig

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 18th. to Sunday 24th. March 2019


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

          Vigil – Saturday 23rd. at 8.00p.m.; 

Sunday 24th. at 11.15a.m.


Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 23rd. at 6.30p.m.  

  1. Tuesday 19th.     Feast of St. Joseph.
  2. Thursday 21st.   Feast  of St. Enda

Pray for:  


Statia and Patrick Fitzpatrick, Coolmore: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 16th. March at 8.00p.m.       

Mai Carroll,Kilkeasy:   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 17th.    March at 11.15p.m.        

Rota for next week-end:

23rd. and 24th. March (Third Sunday of Lent)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Parents.


Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Parents

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace


Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy;  

Sunday 11.15a.m. Carmel O’Toole

  Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 23rd. March at 8.00p.m. –  James Duggan, Boolyglass

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 17th. March at 11.15a.m. –  Mai Carroll, Kilkeasy.

New Pastoral Areas:

It is proposed that the Parishes of Aghaviller, Ballyhale and Mullinavat will form one of the fourteen Pastoral Areas of the Diocese.  Bishop Dermot Farrell will visit each Pastoral  Area during Lent for consultation.  Meeting of the three Parish Pastoral Councils and Parish Finance Committees will take place in Ballyhale Hall on Wednesday 27th. March at 8.00p.m.

Lenten Text Message:

This Lent why not have a short daily message sent to your Mobile Phone!!! – a line of Scripture or a Thought for the Day  – no cost to you.  Text your number to 085 831 3100 or

Eucharistic Adoration:

The Diocese of Ossory is developing a Diocesan Adoration Lay Committee in order to increase the practice of Eucharistic Adoration in parishes throughout the Diocese.  An information meeting will be held in the Chapter Room, St. Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday 6th. April at 11.30a.m.  See poster in Church for further information.


On this First Sunday of Lent, Trócaire asks people to remember the thousands of families who have been torn apart by conflict. The Lenten Theme this year is: “There is no fear in Love”  Please take your Trócaire Box home with youand for more information on this years campaign visit www.trocaire.orgor call 01 629 3333

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 23rd. March in Stoneyford Church and on Sunday 24th. March in Hugginstown Church.

Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council:

Meeting in the Parish House , Hugginstown on Wednesday 20th. March 2019 at 8.00p.m.

We ask all members to please attend if possible.

Lenten Station Masses:

Lenten Station Masses will take place on Saturday 23rd. March in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. and in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 24th. March at 11.15a.m.  Envelopes for the Lenten Station Contribution are available in the Church.

St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund Draw:

A new Draw will begin on Wednesday 27th. March.  Tickets are available at the moment from the Parish House, Hugginstown.  The draw will be held on the last Wednesday of each month with prize money €5,000.00 per month. Tickets must be in by Monday 25th. March to be included for the March draw.   If you can support, please let us know as soon as possible;

For more information please Telephone: 056 776 8693.  or 087 231 2354

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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