Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

20th. and 21st. April 2019

“Easter Sunday”

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 22nd. to Sunday 28th. April 2019


Monday,Wednesday and Friday at 9.30 a.m.

Vigil -Saturday 27th. at 8.00 p.m

Sunday 28th. at 11.15 a.m


Wednesday 7.00 p.m…

Vigil – Saturday 27th. at 6.30 p.m

Pray for:  

John Phelan,Kilmacow;  who died during the week.


Nora and Kathleen Sadlier, Sheepstown:   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 21st. April at 11.15a.m.

Rota for next week-end:

27th. and 28th. April 2019  –   Second Sunday of Easter



Saturday  6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett:


Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Caroline Kenneally


Eucharistic Ministers:  


Saturday  6.30 p.m. Pat Kenny.


Saturday  8.00 p.m. Mary Murphy

Sunday    11.15 a.m. Mary Cahill

Months Mind Mass:

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 28th. April at 11.15a.m.   –    Frances Maher, Kyleva.

Anniversary Masses next week:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 27th. April at 6.30p.m.      –     Angela Lee, Cherrymount.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 27th. April at 8.00p.m.   –     Paddy Farrell, Kyleva.

Dates to Remember for 2019:

First Holy Communion:

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

For Monroe/Newmarket Schools on Sunday 19th. May at 11.15 a.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.;


Congratulations to Liam Brennan, Keatingstown and Lynette O’Neill, Gowran who were married in Tullahern Church on Friday 6th. April.

Trócaire Collection:

We ask that all Trócaire Contributions be returned as soon as possible please.

Easter Offerings:

Envelopes for the Easter Offering Collection are available at the Church Porch.  Please take one and return it with your offering during the Easter Season.  This offering is for the support of the priests of the Parish and Diocese.

New Mission Team in Ossory Diocese:

The formation of a New Mission Team in Ossory Diocese is being explored.  Its aim will be to promote and foster Mission Awareness in parishes and in the diocese.  Interested parishioners and especially those who have worked overseas on mission/development work are invited and welcome to become involved.  Enquiries to Fr. Sean O’Connor on 086 389 5911 or email

Many Thanks:

Thanks to all who prepared and attended the Masses and Ceremonies during Holy Week. Special thanks to all the Readers; and those who organised the Readers in both Churches;  Eucharistic Ministers;  Musicians; Choirs; Servers; Collectors; Cleaners etc.

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

Rosary for Faith and life:

Each day in May 2019, thousands of people from all around Ireland will gather at their local Grottos to recite the Rosary for Faith and Life in Ireland. To sign up your local Grotto, text/call 087 278 6552 or at

Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

Bookings still being taken for those who wish to travel on the Ossory Lourdes Pilgrimage from May 21st. to 26th. 2019.

All bookings please contact Eleanor at 051 880 414


St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth will host a conference on the subject of “Childhood” on June 7th. and  8th .  The keynote speaker is Annemie Dillen from KULeaven and it will include a number of Plenary and Workshop sessions on topics as varied as Children and the Spirituality of Motherhood and Children’s Rights and Catholic Faith. For further information contact

To register for  Conference


All notices for the Newsletter to be left in before 5.00p.m. on Thursdays please.  

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email 

A    Very     Happy    Easter    To    All.


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