Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

4th. and 5th. May 2019.

“Third Sunday of Easter”

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 6th.  to Sunday 12th. May 2019


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

Vigil – Saturday 11th. at 8.00p.m.

Sunday 12th. at 11.15a.m. 


Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 11th. at 6.30p.m.

Sunday 12th. at 11.15a.m.   

Pray for:  

Nellie Duggan, Hugginstown who died on Friday 3rd. May.


Kate McDonald, Stoneyford:    Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday  4th. May at 6.30p.m

Patrick and Ellen Corcoran, Danesfort.

Michael Dunne,Stoneyford.

Mass for Eddie Raggett (R. I. P.) late of Ballycaum:     Mass in Stoneyford Church on Thursday 9th. May at 12.00Noon; followed by burial of Ashes.

Rota for next week-end:

11th. and 12th. May 2019   –   Fourth Sunday of Easter



Saturday 6.30p.m. Declan Lennon:

Sunday 11.15a.m. Parents (First Holy Communion)


Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer;

Sunday 11.15a.m. Marie Aylward

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny.

Sunday 11.15a.m. Barbara Smolen


Saturday 8.00p.m. Kay Power;  

Sunday 11.15a.m. Ruth Crowley

A New Rota for Readers and Eucharistic Ministersfor the next twelve months will be arranged soon;  if you would like to join the rota or if you are unable to continue please let us know before Friday 26th. May. Telephone 056 776 8693. or

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 11th. May at 6.30p.m. – Seamus Connolly and Michael Dunne.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 11th. May at 8.00p.m.- James and Nan Grace, Lismatigue.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 12th. May at 11.15a.m.- James and Josephine O’Shea, Croan

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.;

Sheepstown Cemetery on Friday 14th. June at 8.00p.m.;

Kilkeasy Cemetery on Friday 28th. 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.;

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

Easter Offerings:

Many thanks to all who have contributed to the Easter Offerings during the past weeks.


Congratulations to Fíabh Loretto McCarthy, Lawcus Fields and her parents Laura and Jim. Fíabh was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 27th. April.

Knock Pilgrimage:

Blessed Edmund Rice Pilgrimage on Thursday 30th. May.  Bus leaving Callan Parish Church at 7.45a.m. and return at 10.00p.m.

For further information please contact Nellie Lynch 056 772 5309 or Gretta Griffin 056 772 8197.

The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis:

On the evening of the 15th. May at 7.30pm in St Kieran’s College, Fr Gerry O’Hanlon S.J. will lead a conversation on an understanding of the Church in light of the Ministry of Pope Francis.  All welcome.

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

Vocations Day:

World Day of Prayer for Vocations will be observed on Sunday, May 12th.  also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday.”     The purpose of this day is to publicly fulfil the Lord’s instruction to, “Pray the Lord of the harvest to send labours into his Harvest” (Mt. 9:38; Lk. 10:2). Please pray that young men and women hear and respond generously to the Lord’s call to the Priesthood, Diaconate and Religious Life. You can find many resources to promote a culture of vocations on the website of the National Vocation Office:

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


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 


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