Easter Sunday 27th March 2016
Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of James (Jimmy) Galligan whose funeral took place during the week, Tommy O’Brien, late of Lisdornan, whose funeral takes place on Monday and Michael Gill, (brother of Marie Reilly) who died in Australia.
We remember the bereaved in our prayers.
We are pleased to announce our next Bingo night on Wednesday, 25th May at 8 pm in the City North Hotel. Looking forward to seeing you all there …….
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 900.00
Envelopes Stamullen € 285.00
Envelopes Julianstown € 200.00
This week’s envelope is the Easter envelope Offering. We would like to thank parishioners for their continued support, for which we are very grateful.
Trocaire boxes can be returned to the Church or to the Parish office. For security reasons please leave boxes in the church during Mass times only.
Ceremonies in the Parish: Baptisms
This weekend we welcome in baptism: Isobel Despard, Sarah Jackson, Cole Muir and Faye Reynolds. Also John Lupton and Meadhbh Duggan who were baptised recently.
May these newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.
We welcome John, Meadhbh, Isobel, Sarah, Cole and Faye into the Parish Community and ask parishioners to pray for them and their families.
- Please note there will be no 10 am Masson Tuesday and Thursday in Stamullen and Wednesday and Friday in Julianstown.
- There will be no First Friday calls on 1stCalls will take place the following week on Friday, 8th.
Please contact the parish office if you wish to include a parishioner on the list of First Friday Calls, or if you know of any parishioner in hospital who would welcome a visit from Fr. Declan.
The Aplha course has concluded. It was a great success. Everyone grew together in faith and encouragement. Details to follow on another course starting in September. Thanks so much, to everyone, especially Fr. Declan for all the support and encouragement.
Readers – Stamullen
More readers are needed for Stamullen Church. If you would like to be a reader or if you are interested in finding out more please contact the parish office.
Adoration will take an Easter recess and will recommence on 6th April in Julianstown from 9 am and 7th April in Stamullen after 10 am Mass.
Feast of Divine Mercy
Fr. Maciej Zacharek will celebrate Mass in St. Peter’s Church, West Street, Drogheda on Sunday, 3rd April at 3 pm. The afternoon will include: Blessing of Image and Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Exposition of Blessed Sacrament with Benedication, Holy Mass and Veneration of Divine Mercy Image.
Stamullen Road Club
Don’t forget – Stamullen Weekend of Cycle Races
Saturday 9th April: Pat Howard Memorial at Balscadden
Sunday 10th April: Stamullen GP Races (Stamullen)
If you have any spare time and would like to assist with these races, please contact any club member. This would be appreciated.
St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News
- Under 16 Boys League Round 1 on Tuesday,29th March at 6.5pm at GAA Grounds, Stamullen. St. Patrick’s v Ratoath.
- Social Dancing next Friday, 1stApril at St. Patrick’s GAA Centre from 9- 12pm. Adm €7. Refreshments served. Music by Unity.
St. Patrick’s Club – Lotto
Drawn on 22/03/2016. No winner. Numbers drawn: 2,3,13,27. Weekly winneres: Cian O’Brien, Pamela Donnelly, Martin Grandchildren, James Rowe and George Hutcheson. Next Crossbar draw: March 29th: €850. Next Draw: €5300.
Julianstown Tidy Tows
Julianstown Tidy Towns is once again taking part in the Meath County Council Pride of Place Anti Litter Initiative and the competition will be taking place for the months of March and April. We would really appreciate if you could try and keep the front of your residence litter free and, if you are aware of any elderly people living near you, perhaps you could give them a hand with a tidy up.
An Taisce National Spring Clean
National Spring Clean takes place on the 2nd April (Saturday).
Meath County Council are providing us with a skip at Whitecross National School. This is a great opportunity for us to get all the back roads such as Ballygarth Road, Briarleas, Laytown Road, Minnistown Road, and Duleek Road cleared. Bags, Gloves and Litter Pickers will be supplied. Meet at the school at 10 am. Light refreshments will be available. Many thanks and hope you can make it. If you require any further information please contact Jackie on 085 6579884.
Spring Clean up will also take place in Gormanston and surrounding area. All welcome to join us. Meet at the Huntsman at 11 am and finish at 12:30 pm sharp.
Stamullen Tidy Towns
Join us on a Saturday morning from 11 to 12 (we meet at the Church). All help, would be much appreciated.
Gormanston Beach Clean-up
Gormanston Community Beach Clean-up for the ‘Off-Season’, is on the 1st Saturday of the Month only, up to April 2016 inclusive.
Please support your next monthly clean-up at 10 am on Saturday, 2nd April at Delvin River Viaduct. All equipment supplied in co-operation with Meath Co Co.
Meath Age Friendly Alliance
Meath Age Friendly Alliance invites over 55’s to have their say on what it is currently like for older people living in Meath, and how you want it to look in the future. Come along to the Older Persons Consultation Event in Trim Castle Hotel, on Wednesday, 27th April from 10:30am-1:15pm, followed by lunch. For more information contact Mary McCarthy on 046-9097400 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, 13th April. Please see notice board for information.