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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 5th February 2023


Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Annette Curtis whose funeral took place in the Parish this weekend and Cianan Rickard, brother of Oliver Rickard whose funeral took place recently in Chicago.

We ask parishioners to remember the bereaved in your prayers.


Supporting our Parish

Total Offertory:                         € 700.00

Envelopes:  Stamullen              € 195.00

Julianstown           € 290.00


Parish Pastoral Assembly

Our Parish Pastoral Assembly will meet this week.

Members of the Assembly will be introduced at a Commission ceremony soon.


Parish Finance Committee

Our Parish Finance Committee met during the week.  We are delighted to announce the Oak Windows are being installed in St. Mary’s Church this week.


Please pray to the Holy Spirit that these groups may be guided in their work for our Parish.


Summer 2023 – Mass Times

You might remember, we advised last summer, that it has been decided that for the month of July the Vigil Mass in St. Mary’s Church will be not take place.  In August the Vigil Mass in St. Patrick’s Church will not take place.

This leaves one Vigil Mass in the Parish for these two months.  With so many on holidays at that time, we feel there is no need for two Vigil masses.



Sacramental Preparation in our Parish

Confirmation Ceremonies will take place in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown on Monday, 27th February.

The Ceremony for candidates from St. Patrick’s School will take place at 10 am and the Ceremony for candidates from Whitecross School will take place at 12 pm.

Candidates will begin preparations for Sacrament of Reconciliation this week.


First Communion Ceremonies will take place on Saturday’s 22nd April (Whitecross NS) and 6th May (St. Patrick’s NS).


We ask parishioners to pray for these, and all children in our Parish.

St. Mary’s Church Windows

A very sincere thank you to all who have sent donations towards this project.    

Your support is very much appreciated and there are still windows available to be sponsored.


Would you like to sponsor a metre, multiple metres, or donate any amount towards the cost of the replacement of the low windows in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown?


All donations, whether big or small, will be gratefully accepted.


The Work on the lower windows will begin this Tuesday/Wednesday.


The windows replacement will cost €19,000 which works out at approximately €520 per metre.


If you wish to contribute to this Project, please use the following Account details: IBAN IE85BOFI90354175356829 and BIC: BOFIIE2D.

Please state your name and mention Windows Project in the reference.


If you wish to contribute by cheque, please make the cheque payable to Stamullen Julianstown Parish and write Windows Project on the reverse.  Thank You!


Mass Bouquets

Mass and Bouquet Cards are available in each of our Churches and in the Parochial house/Parish Office if you wish to get a We also have a selection Mass Cards for Birthdays, Get Well and Weddings, available in our Parish Office.


St. Patrick’s GFHC Lotto

Jackpot €1,400 drawn on 31st January.  Numbers drawn:  6, 12, 13, 25. No Winner.  Match Three Draw:  One Winner:  Ger Moran. Next week’s Jackpot: € 1,500.


Feel Good Project

The Feel Good Project will be offering free Pilates classes on Thursdays 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd February from 7:30 – 8:30 pm in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre.  All welcome.

Flash Sale

Feel Good Project will host a Flash Sale of New and Pre-loved Ladies Clothing on Tuesday, 7th February in the Duleek Courthouse (A92 A9RY) from 6.30pm-9pm.

The money raised will be used for a national project to target six areas where clusters of deaths by suicide take place. Thank you for your support.


Saturday, 4th February

       St. Patrick’s       5:45 pm       

AV.     John Curtis and DFM

Eileen Daly

St. Mary’s         7:00 pm

AV.     Jim Lenehan

Jim Woods

 Sunday, 5th           

St. Patrick’s       

10:00 am       AV.     Frances Ryan

St. Mary’s       

11:30 am       AV.     Declan Brennan

Paddy Matthews

Patrick & Philomena Dunphy and DFM


Tuesday                 St. Patrick’s       10:00 am       AV.     John Fergus Duffy

Wednesday            St. Mary’s         10:00 am                   Special Intention

Thursday               St. Patrick’s       10:00 am       AV.     Gaybo Howard, his parents Pat & Annie Howard

Christy & Paddy Dennison

Friday                    St. Mary’s          10:00 am                   Celebrant’s Intention


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