Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

30th. and 31st. March 2019.

“Fourth Sunday of Lent”  –   “Mother’s Day”

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 1st. to Sunday 7th. April 2019


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

          Vigil – Saturday 6th. at 8.00p.m; 

Sunday 7th. at 11.15a.m. 


Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 6th. at 6.30p.m. 

  • Friday 5th.        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:  

Months Mind Mass:

Betty McCarthy,Knockdrinna.  Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 30th. March at 6.30p.m.


Bridget McCarthy, Knockdrinna:    Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 30th. March at 6.30p.m.      

 Margaret Cleary, Hugginstown:    Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 30th. March at 8.00p.m.             

Rota for next week-end:

6th. and 7th. April 2019   (Fifth Sunday of Lent)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell:


Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Lily Burke

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace


Saturday 8.00p.m. Kay Power;  

Sunday 11.15a.m. Lillian Carr

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 6th. April at 6.30p.m. –  Agnes Kenny, Lawcus Fields.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 7th. March at 11.15a.m. –  Dick Power, Lismatigue.

Sacrament of Healing and Reconciliation:

The Sacrament of Healing and Reconciliation for Easter will be celebrated during Masses on Saturday 6th. April 2019.

In Stoneyford Church during the 6.30p.m. Mass; and in Hugginstown Church during the 8.00p.m. Mass.

Dates to Remember for 2019:

First Holy Communion:

For Stoneyford School on Sunday 12th. May at 11.00a.m. in Stoneyford Church.

For Monroe/Newmarket Schools on Sunday 19th. May at 11.15a.m. in Hugginstown Church.

Cemetery Masses:          

Calvary Cemetery on Friday 7th. June at 8.00p.m.;

Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday 5th. July at 8.00p.m.

Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday 6th. July at 8.00p.m.;

Lenten Stations:

Many thanks to all who contributed to the Lenten Station Offerings during the past weeks.

These offerings are for the support of the priests of the Diocese.  Much appreciated.

School Board of Management:

Meetings on Wednesday 3rd. April in Stoneyford and Newmarket Schools at 8.00p.m.

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.

Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

Bookings are still 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


‘Love no flood can quench, no torrents drown…’ Song of Songs 8:7

2.5 million people may have been affected by the devastating cyclone and floods that have hit  Southern Africa. Trócaire is responding on the ground with life-saving support and the Lenten Campaign will help not only the people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe but thousands of others facing hardship across the developing world.

Evening Retreat for Ministers of the Word:

An evening of prayer and reflection will be led by Fr. Jim Murphy and the Ossory Diocesan Retreat Team. This night will help Readers to reflect in prayer and on the importance of their roles in our celebrations as they read for us the Word of God. All Readers are invited to come along on Monday 1st. April at 7.30p.m. in St Kieran’s College.

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

Holy Week Ceremonies:

Times will be much the same in Aghaviller Parish as in previous years but we have to make provision for Ceremonies in Dunnamaggin Church.

There will be Mass in Stoneyford Church on Easter Sunday at 10.00a.m.  Full time-table will be available next week.


Collection in aid of “Special Educational Needs”will be held next weekend 6th./7th. April

Summer Time:

Summer Time begins this weekend. Clocks go forward one hour on this Saturday 30th. March.


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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