Notice- Willie Barron, Chairperson of Gairdín an Ghorta, would like it to be known that the event “Fáilte go hEireann” that was to be held in Gairdín an Gorta on May 25, 2013, is now cancelled. For further information please contact Willie at 086 8394349.
Rota for next week-end- 30th. and 31st. March 2013 (Easter Sunday) Readers
Hugginstown- Saturday 9pm Lillian Carr; Sunday 11am Niamh Fitzpatrick. Stoneyford- Saturday 9pm. Sheila Raggett; Sunday 10am Pat Fennelly.
Hugginstown- Saturday 9pm. Marie Duggan; Sunday 11am. Mary Cahill; Stoneyford- Saturday 9pm Maura Roche; Sunday 10am Mary Malzard;
Anniversary Mass- In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 30. March at 9pm - James Sheehan, Stonecarthy.
Bingo-Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford on every Tuesday at 8.30p.m.
Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council Meeting- Items discussed:
a. Safeguarding Policies for Parish Volunteers.
b. The celebration of Corpus Christi in the parish.
c. Setting of dates for Cemetery Masses for 2013. e. Holy Week schedule and arranging Readers etc. f. Report from the Southern Deanery Council. g. Faith Fest 2013. Date of next meeting Wednesday 29th. May at 8.00p.m.
Monroe School-A 3K/6K Fun Run/Walk will take place in Hugginstown on Monday April 1.. The Run will begin at Carrickshock
G.A.A. Club- Starting times- 3K at 11.30a.m. and 6K at 12.30p.m. All are very welcome to take part.
Holy Week church Time Table- Monday 25. to Sunday 31. March 2013; Hugginstown Church- Monday 25 9.30a.m. Mass Tuesday 26 9.30am Mass
8pm Stations of the Cross
Thursday 28 8pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper; followed by Adoration to 9.30pm
Friday 29 3pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion 8pm Stations of the Cross Saturday 30 9pm Easter Vigil Mass Sunday 31 11am Easter Sunday Mass Stoneyford Church- Tuesday 26 7pm Stations of the CrossThursday 28 7pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper; followed by Adoration to 8.30pm.
Friday 29 3pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion 7pm Stations of the Cross Saturday 30 9pm Easter Vigil Mass Sunday 31 10am Easter Sunday Mass. Chrism Mass-Wednesday March 27, 2013 at 7.30p.m. Mass of Chrism in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny. All Priests of the Diocese will Concelebrate Mass with Bishop Seamus Freeman. During this Mass the Holy Oils for the Sacraments, and used by the priests during the year will be blessed. People from every parish in the Diocese are invited to attend. Choir Members from Parishes are invited to join the Choir for this celebration.
Dates to Remember for 2013- Mass of preparation for First Holy Communion on Saturday April 13. In Stoneyford at 6.30pm. In Hugginstown at 8pm.
First Holy Communion- For Stoneyford School and Newmarket School on 5th. May at 11am. For Monroe School on 2nd. June at 11am
Cemetery Masses-Calvary Cemetery on Friday June 7 at 8pm Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday July 5 at 8pm and Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday 6th. July at 8pm.
Composting and Wildlife Gardening Talk-A composting expert will provide information on how to community compost, home compost and give tips on how to attract wildlife into your garden. This will take place on Monday, March 25 from 10am. to 1pm in Droichead Family Resource Centre, Callan..
Alzheimers/Dementia-Facilitated support group, for carers of people with Alzheimers/Dementia. Providing a safe space for information exchange, emotional and practical support and the opportunity to network with other carers in similar positions. Location- Alzheimer Day Care Centre, 1 Fr Walsh Close, Coote’s Lane, Kilkenny (Behind the village Inn). Next Meeting- Time 4.00pm to 5.30pm, on Wednesday March 27.
Alzheimer Cafe- Opportunity for those living with dementia and their family members to meet others in a similar position. Talks from dementia specific health care professionals. On Wednesday 3rd. April from 11am to1pm. in Harry’s Bar, Langtons. All are welcome. For more information contact Ruth 056)7771230.
Girls Gaelic Football-Piltown Girls Gaelic Football Club invites girls born between 1995 and 2002 to join them if there is no club in their own area. Registration and the first coaching session will take place on Thursday April 4 at 6-45pm in Piltown. For information- Seamus Norris 087 923 0283