Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

18th. and 19th. May 2019.

“Fifth 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 20th.  to Sunday 26th. May 2019


Monday,Wednesday, and Friday at 9.30a.m. No Mass on Thursday.           

Vigil – Saturday 25th. at 8.00p.m.;

Sunday 26th. at 11.15a.m. . 


No Mass on Wednesday

Vigil – Saturday 25th. at 6.30p.m

Rota for next week-end:

25th. and 26th. May 2019   –   Sixth Sunday of Easter



Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy:


Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power;     

Sunday 11.15a.m. John Barron

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny..   


Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Murphy;;    

Sunday 11.15a.m. Ann Power

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 liamcassin@ossory.i

First Holy Communion: Congratulations to all who will receive their First Holy Communion in Hugginstownthis Sunday:     

Michéal;     Jessica C;    Jessica F; Danielle;      Meabh         Alfie;             Johnny;      Clodagh;     Harry;           Grainne;        Adam; Rhys;                  Lily;            Alannah;   Natascha;Danny;         Brooke;

Also Congratulations to all the Parents, Families and Teachers.

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

Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

The Diocesan  Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from Tuesday May 21st. until Sunday May 26th.  Best wishes to all Pilgrims.

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.

National Pilgrimage:

The Padre Pio National Pilgrimage at Holy Cross Abbey, Thurles takes place on Sunday 26th. May.  Ceremonies will begin at 1.00p.m.

A Bus will leave Hugginstown at 11.45a.m. and Carroll’s, Knocktopher at 12.00Noon.   If interested in booking a place on the bus please

Contact: Kay Power at  056 776 8985 or Lily Burke at 056 776 8008.


Prayers during Masses for all students sitting public examinations on Saturday 1st. June;  in  Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

Concert in St. Mary’s Cathedral:

Fr. Ray Kelly and the Meath Diocesan Choir will perform in St. Mary’s Cathedral on Sunday, 9th. June at 8.00p.m.  They will be joined on the night by Kilkenny Youth Orchestra.  This concert is in aid of St. Mary’s Restoration Fund.

Tickets: available from St. Mary’s Parish Office:  056 776 2448.  It should be a very enjoyable night.


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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