Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown, Newmarket and Stoneyford.

24th. and 25th. December 2020.  –  “Christmas Day”

Priests Living within the Parish:

  • Liam Cassin (Parish Priest)            
    • Telephone:    056 776 8693    or     
    • Mobile 087 231 2354
  • Peter Hoyne (Retired)         
    •  Telephone:    056 776 8678    or     
    • Mobile 086 373 8492

Please do not hesitate to ring if you need assistance.

  • Friday 25th.                Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ.      
  • Saturday 26th.           Feast of St. Stephen (First Martyr)
  • Sunday 27th.               Feast of the Holy Family; Jesus, Mary and Joseph.

Pray For:        


Willie Dalton, Lismatigue


All Religious Services are suspended from Saturday 26th. December until further notice. No Public Masses on Saturday or Sunday this weekend.  Mass will continue to be celebrated privately each day in Hugginstown until further notice and will be offered for your intentions

Places of Worship may remain open for private prayer. 

Attendance at Funeral Masses are limited to 10people; observing social distance.          

We are required to:   

a. Wash our hands properly and often:    

b.  Practice social distancing.  

c.  Cover coughs and sneezes:  

d. Wear a face mask in Churches, Shops and crowded outdoor settings. 


Aghaviller Parish and Carrickshock G. A. A.

Ossory Virtual Cribs:

Why not take a picture of your parish crib, the crib in your town/village/locality, home or place of work and send them to – let it become part of the virtual display of cribs which will be on the Diocesan Website this Christmas.


Collections:    The “Church Door” Collection on last weekend amounted to €505.00  Thank You.                 

(To donate directly.) For Aghaviller Parish Funds: Use IBAN:  IE74 AIBK 9330 9000 0610 47 (BIC: AIBKIE2D)  

For the support of the Clergy:  Use IBAN:  IE19 AIBK 9330 9000 0561 20 (BIC: AIBKIE2D).

All Parish Property and Accounts are registered under the (Diocese of Ossory, Reg. Charity No. 20015831)

Christmas Offerings 2020:

Envelopes for your Christmas Offerings 2020 may be collected in the Church Porch, and your contributions may be handed in during the coming weeks. Many thanks for your support and contributions during the past year.

Ossory Adult Faith Development:       

“Diocesan Carol Service”  On Sunday 20th. December at 8.00p.m. live on KCLR. 96fm.

St. Brendan’s Conference  (St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal.) 

Thank you for your contribution to the Christmas Appeal last weekend. Without this help, we simply would not be able to support our fellow Parishioners on your behalf.  You can donate directly to our Conference at,or directly to our bank account:  IBAN: IE45 BOFI 99609916123232  BIC:BOFIIE2D.  or call directly on 087 616 4621.  

Please note the change of Number to our Helpline: 087 616 4621 Happy and Peaceful Christmas to All 

Safeguarding Contacts:   

Diocesan Designated Liaison Person:  

Mr. Cathal Cullen Tel: 087 100 0232  or  

Aghaviller Parish Representatives are:  

Teresa Broderick  and Carmel O’Toole 

Be Safe this Christmas:

If you are leaving your home even for a short time, do lock all external doors and windows.  Make sure all candles and naked lights are out before you leave or before you retire to bed.  Be extra careful on the roads during the Christmas season and do show care for others. Safe Driving!  With the ‘Text Alert’ in operation please be vigilant and always be aware there is always Garda there to help. 


If you wish to receive the weekly Newsletter by email, please drop your email address to

The Newsletter is available on the Stoneyford Website every weekend. (

It can also be collected in Fitzgerald’s Shop.

All notices for the Newsletter to be left in by Thursdays at 5.00p.m. please. 

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email    



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