Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.

7th. and 8th.  March 2020

 “Second Sunday of Lent”


Saint John of God

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 9th. to Sunday 15th. March 2020.


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

Sunday15th. March at 10.00 a.m.


No Mass on Wednesday.

Vigil  –  Saturday 14th. March at 6.30p.m.

First Penance on Wednesday at 7.00p.m.   

Pray For:   

Months Mind Mass:

Tess Farrell, Kyleva.

Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 8th. March at 10.00a.m


 Francis Maher, Kyleva.

Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 8th. March at 10.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end:   

14th. and 15th. March 2020   –    (Third Sunday of Lent)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Parents


Sunday 10.00a.m Parents

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Jakub Smolen .


Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Murphy.

Anniversaries next weekend:

Patrick and Stasia Fitzpatrick.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 15th. March at 10.00a.m. 

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.

Celebration of First Penance:

Stoneyford School on Wednesday 11th. March at 7.00p.m. in Stoneyford Church.

Monroe &  Newmarket Schools on Thursday 2nd. April  at 7.30p.m. in Hugginstown Church.

First Holy Communion Preparation:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Penance and First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 14th. March in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m.:

and on Sunday 15th. March in Hugginstown Church at 10.00a.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

Lenten Daily Texts:

Submit your mobile number to 085 831 3100 or email to receive a short daily text to journey with others during this Lenten season.

Suicide Memorial Service:

A special service of commemoration for all who have been in any way touched by suicide will take place in the Augustinian Abbey, Fethard, on Sunday March 15th. at 11.30a.m.  The service is open to all especially to anybody who has in any way been affected by suicide. It will be an occasion of closure and healing.  Various community groups will participate including C- Saw a local suicide support group. Participants are invited if they so wish to bring along any mementos, photos etc. on the day.


During the season of Lent, Trócaire asks people to remember the thousands of families who have been torn apart by conflict.  The Lenten Theme this year is:  “Hold fast to Love and Justice”  Please take your Trócaire Box home with youand for more information on this year campaign visit www.trocaire.orgor call 01 629 3333

Eucharistic Ministers:

There is a need for new Eucharistic Ministers for both Hugginstown and Stoneyford Masses. During Lent each year the Diocese of Ossory offers a course of preparation for those who are to be commissioned as extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist. A Course will take place for the Southern Deanery on Wednesday 11th. March from7.30p.m to 8.30p.m. in Mullinavat Parish Hall.


Confirmation will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on Friday 20th. March at 11.00a.m

St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund Draw:

A new Draw will begin on Wednesday 25th. March.  Tickets are available at the moment from the Parish House, Hugginstown.  The draw will be held on the last Wednesday of each month with prize money €5,000.00 per month.  Tickets must be in by Monday 23rd. March to be included for the March draw.  If you can support, please let us know as soon as possible;     For more information please Telephone: 056 776 8693.  or 087 231 2354

Scripture Reflection:

Reflection Scripture Card on the Gospel of next Sunday is available at back of Church.

Lenten Station:

Envelopes for the Lenten Station Contribution are available in the Church. This contribution is for the support of the priests of the Parish and the Diocese and can be placed into the Collection Bags at the weekends.


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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