Aghaviller Parish Newsletter
Hugginstown, Newmarket and Stoneyford.
27th. and 28th. November 2021.
“First Sunday of Advent”
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
Mass Times in Aghaviller Parish:
Monday 29th. November to Sunday 5th. December 2021.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30a.m.
Vigil – Saturday 4th. at 8.00p.m.
Sunday 5th. at 10.00a.m.
Wednesday 1st. at 7.00p.m.
Friday 3rd. at 7.00p.m.
Vigil – Saturday 4th. at 6.30p.m.
- Tuesday 30th. Feast of St. Andrew (Apostle).
- Friday 3rd. Feast of St. Francis Xavier. First Friday
Visitation with Holy Communion will take place as usual on Friday 3rd. Please let us know if you would like to receive Holy Communion in your home for the First Fridays or at any other time.
Patrick Barron, Windgap,(formerly of Sheepstown) who died during the week.
Dick and Maura Roche, Lawcus: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 27th. November at 6.30p.m.
Johnny, Maggie and Patsy Butler, Lismatigue: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 27th. Nov. at 8.00p.m.
Pat Crowley, Aghaviller: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 28th. November at 10.00a.m.
Jack Power, Newmarket:
Michael Murphy, Stoneyford.
Anniversary Masses next week-end:
Thomas and Mary Toomey, Stoneyford: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 4th. December at 6.30p.m.
Peter Kenneally, Barnadown: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 4th. December at 8.00p.m.
Michael Murphy, Lismatigue: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 5th. December at 10.00a.m.
Penitential Services will be celebrated in preparation for Christmas during Masses on December 11th in Stoneyford Church and on December 18th. and 19th. in Hugginstown Church.
Many thanks for your Contributions during the past weeks. Envelopes for the November Offerings are available in the Church Porch. Please use them for your offering, which can be returned during November.
Diocesan Designated Liaison Person:
Ms. Kathleen Sherry Tel: 087 100 0232 or email: email@example.com.
Aghaviller Parish Representatives are:
Teresa Broderick and Carmel O’Toole
The “Church Door” Contributions on last weekend amounted to €505.00. Thank You.
Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages:
7 Nights, Apartment B&B and return from April to October 2022; Airport transfer from Dubrovnik or Split Price from €315 per person sharing. Guaranteed Airport transfer price for any flight. Contact us for details and book the dates that suit you. Tel. 01 4434 510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lectio Divina Reflections on the Advent and Christmas Gospels. The Priory Institute is delighted to offer a Free of Charge online retreat which is a repeat of their popular Advent Retreat of 2018. Visit our website: prioryinstitute.com or click on this link https://bit.ly/3DWrTkx to register.
For further information: Telephone 01 404 8129 (direct line).
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The Newsletter is available on the Stoneyford Website every weekend. (Stoneyford.ie:) News.
All notices for the Newsletter to be left in by Thursdays at 5.00p.m. please.
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“First Sunday of Advent” – 28th. November 2021
A Reading from the Prophet Jeremiah:
See, the days are coming – it is the Lord who speaks – when I am going to fulfil the promise I made to the House of Israel and the House of Judah:
‘In those days and at that time, I will make a virtuous Branch grow for David, who shall practise honesty and integrity in the land.
In those days Judah shall be saved and Israel shall dwell in confidence. And this is the name the city will be called: The-Lord-our-integrity.’
The Word of the Lord.
Response: To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul.
Lord, make me know your ways. Lord, teach me your paths.
Make me walk in your truth, and teach me: for you are God my saviour. R.
The Lord is good and upright. He shows the path to those who stray,
He guides the humble in the right path, He teaches his way to the poor R.
His ways are faithfulness and love for those who keep his covenant and law.
The Lord’s friendship is for those who revere him; to them he reveals his covenant. R.
A Reading from the First Letter of St. Paul to the Thessalonians:
May the Lord be generous in increasing your love and make you love one another and the whole human race as much as we love you. And may he so confirm your hearts in holiness that you may be blameless in the sight of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus Christ comes with all his saints.
Finally, brothers, we urge you and appeal to you in the Lord Jesus to make more and more progress in the kind of life that you are meant to live: the life that God wants, as you learnt from us, and as you are already living it. You have not forgotten the instructions we gave you on the authority of the Lord Jesus.
The Word of the Lord.
Let us see, O Lord, your mercy and give us your saving help.
A Reading from the Holy Gospel of St. Luke:
Jesus said to his disciples: ‘There will be signs in the sun and moon and stars; on earth nations in agony, bewildered by the clamour of the ocean and its waves; men dying of fear as they await what menaces the world, for the powers of heaven will be shaken. And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. When these things begin to take place, stand erect, hold your heads high, because your liberation is near at hand.
‘Watch yourselves, or your hearts will be coarsened with debauchery and drunkenness and the cares of life, and that day will be sprung on you suddenly, like a trap. For it will come down on every living man on the face of the earth. Stay awake, praying at all times for the strength to survive all that is going to happen, and to stand with confidence before the Son of Man.’
The Gospel of the Lord.
Regulations Re. Covid-19:
All Religious Services can proceed without capacity limits but with all other protective measures remaining.
- Please wear Face Covering and please use Hand Sanitiser on entering and leaving the Churches.
Please keep a safe distance from other people. Use seats not occupied if possible; but families use the same seat.
- Holy Communion will be distributed on the hand only. In Hugginstown Church people are invited to come up the centre of the Church and return to their seats by the side. In Stoneyford Church, Holy Communion will be distributed upstairs and throughout the Church; No need to leave your seats. No Holy Water in Fonts.
- There will be no Missalettes or the passing of Collection Bags. A Collection Box will be placed at the Church doors for your contribution. Please bring home the Newsletter you collect on entering the Church.