Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

15th. and 16th. February 2020.

 “Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Fintan

Priests living 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 17th. to Sunday 23rd. February 2020.


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

Sunday 23rd  at 10.00a.m. 


Wednesday  @ 7.00p.m.

Vigil  –  Saturday 22nd.  @  6.30 p.m.       

  • Monday 7th.      Feast of St. Fintan

Pray For:   


Betty McCarthy,Knockdrinna,  Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 15th. February at 6.30p.m.

John Kealy and Family, Kilkeasy,  

Mattie O’Shea and Family, Boolyglass

Deceased members of the Mulcahy Family,Condonstown,

James and Ellen Dalton, Boolyglass.

Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 16th. February at 10.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end:   

22nd. and 23rd. February2020 – (Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett


Sunday 10.00a.m Catherine Dwyer.

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace; .


Sunday 10.00a.m. Bridget Farrell

Anniversary Mass next week:

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 23rd. February at 10.00a.m.   Margaret Cleary, Hugginstown.

Eucharistic Adoration:

Eucharistic Adoration in Hugginstown Church every Thursday from 10.00a.m. to 8.00p.m.  All are welcome to join for any period of time.

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

First Holy Communion Preparation:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Penance and First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 22nd. February in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m.: 

and on Sunday 23rd. February in Hugginstown Church at 10.00a.m.

School Boards of Management:

Induction Training for the new Boards of Management will take place on Tuesday 25th. February 2020 in the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny at 7.30 p.m.

Preparation for Lent: 

The Diocesan Liturgy Committee will present an evening of preparation for Lent and Holy  Week  in St Fiacre’s Church on Monday 17th. February at 7.30 p.m.  Fr Dan Carroll; Ms. Maeve Mahon (Faith Development Services, Kildare and Leighlin Diocese) and Fr. Richard Scriven will present an evening on The Liturgy and Scripture of Lent and Holy Week and on Music and Psalms for Lent and Holy Week.   Choir Rehearsal for the Mass of Chrism will take place on Sunday April 5th. at 3.30p.m. in St. Mary’s Cathedral.

Diocese of Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2020

The Pilgrimage will take place from May 17th. to May 22nd. 2020.  Bookings can be now made directly with  Liz Molphy, Joe Walsh Tours, 143 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2.  Tel: 01 241 0800 or Email:

 Anyone wishing to travel as an Assisted/Sick Pilgrim, should contact the Co-ordinator, Anna Corr on 086 074 4675.  All bookings should be made and paid for before Friday, April 10th. 2020. All further information at 01 241 0800

Parish Finance Committee:

Meeting of the Committee will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Thursday 20th. February at 8.00p.m.

Annual Mass to Remember Victims of Crime:

You are invited to attend a special Mass to remember victims of crime on Sunday, 23rd. February at 12 noon in Knock Basilica. This Mass is in association with the Federation for Victim Assistance and supports European Victim of Crime Day to remember all who suffer at the hands of criminals throughout the island of Ireland and Europe.

For more details please contact Mary at 086 393 8871.

Foster Carers:

The Kilkenny Tusla Fostering Team is currently recruiting Foster Carers for long/short term placements; weekend and respite placements of children aged 0-18.

For further  information please call 086 008 3241.

Monroe School:

Enrolments are now being taken for September 2020 in Monroe School. Please contact

Muinteoir Eilis at 086 088 6731: or email the school on

Online Retreat for Lent:

This Lent a retreat is offered entirely online with one introductory video and three videos reflecting on prayer, fasting and almsgiving.  The video reflections will be available from the first day of Lent to watch at your convenience. This is Free of Charge, but you must register with your email address and have access to the internet to participate. To Register please  Telephone: 01 4048129  or


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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