Fifth Sunday of Lent 2022
Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Marie Makin, PJ McDonnell and Noel Russell (brother of Des Russell).
Please remember all bereaved in your prayers
Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Super at 8pm in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.
Good Friday: Veneration of the Cross at 3 pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen and at 6 pm in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.
Easter Vigil: 8pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen.
Easter Sunday: 10m St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen and 11:30 am St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.
Towards the Universal Synod 2023
Parishioners are invited to complete a questionnaire in relation to the Universal Synod 2023. The questionnaire can be downloaded from the Synod page: www.dioceseofmeath.ie.
Please return your completed questionnaire before Easter: by hand/or post to the Parish Office; by post to: Diocesan Offices, Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath (please mark envelope “Synod Questionnaire”) or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Holy Communion Preparations
Congratulations to the boys and girls who had their First Confessions during the week.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the teachers in both schools for their work in helping to pass the faith to these children.
Please remember these children and their families in your prayers.
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 685.00
Envelopes: Stamullen € 310.00
Julianstown € 420.00
Thank you for your continued support which is very much appreciated.
We would like to thank parishioners who continue to donate towards the Diocesan Ukraine collection. All donations will be forwarded to Bishop Tom who will transfer the complete amount to Bishop Iosaif in Iasi.
A Prayer for Ukraine
Prayercards for Ukraine are available beside Newsletters in both churches. Please take a card and say this prayer each day for the People of Ukraine.
Sincere thanks to Diarmuid Everard and his team in Printcom, Coolock for sponsoring the printing of these prayer cards.
Collection for Ukrainian Refugees
Our local Army camp is due to welcome the first group of Ukrainian Refugees this week.
If you are in a position to offer provisions for the basic necessities of life to these people, Fr. Michael would be delighted to receive them.
Toiletries/personal care packages for adults, children, and infants. New clothing, Toys for adults and children and items for infants are most needed.
Fr. Michael will be present in the Church car park in Stamullen from 12 to 12:30 pm and in Julianstown from 3 to 3 :30 pm on Saturday, 9th April. (Further dates to follow)
Please see white sheet beside the Newsletter for the full list of required items.
Please contact the parish office for more information.
St. Patricks GFHC Lotto
Jackpot: €2,200. Drawn: 29th March. Numbers Drawn: 8,10,21,24. No Jackpot Winner. No Match 3 winners. Next Week’s Jackpot: €2,300
Julianstown Community Association
Thanks to Julianstown Community Association for initiating a community coffee morning and to the Select Vestry for agreeing to this. 22nd April has now been confirmed for this “Community Welcome Back Coffee Morning”. (St. Mary’s Church of Ireland and Julianstown Community Association). There will be tea and coffee with a wrapped biscuit and a raffle ticket for €5 per adult. There will be a small selection of stalls so we would welcome any help to run these. We would also appreciate items to sell for the stalls.
Ukraine in Crisis
With the huge number of families fleeing Ukraine and arriving in Ireland with little or no belongings, the Julianstown & District Community Association, feel that it is important that we welcome these refugees with open arms. We are looking for locals to give their contact details so that they are kept informed of what is needed. For further information contact Niamh on: email@example.com .
Julianstown Tidy Towns are entering the Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition and wonder would you be free to meet in the Community Garden for a couple of hours any Saturday morning at 10.30 am?
There will be a Spring Clean-up of village in April. Would you like to take part? Gloves, Bags and Litter Pickers supplied. Many thanks, Niamh Bn. Uí Loinsigh, Chair, J.D.C.A.
Accord is recruiting interested people to assist in the provision of Marriage Preparation Programmes.
Application forms are available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Selections will take place in June of this year with training commencing in September.
This year Accord is celebrating 60 years supporting couples and families. www.accord.ie
TLT Theatre Charity Concert for Ukraine
TLT Charity Concert will be held in aid of ‘Mothers Of Ukraine’ in The TLT Theatre, Drogheda, on Wednesday, 13th April at 8pm. Performances from renowned Irish Artists Maria Butterly, Sean Keane, Donal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, St. Peters Male Voice Choir with MD Edward Holly, Vladimir – Violinist & Bill Shanley. Tix €22.50 from TLT Box Office www.thetlt.ie.
Saturday, 2nd April
St. Patrick’s 6:00 pm AV. William, Annie, Joseph & Esther Meighan
- Seamus Woodhead and DFM Woodhead family
St. Mary’s 7:00 pm AV. Loretto Scanlon
- Joey & Ena Matthews, their son Joe Matthews and Cis Reilly
Sunday, 3rd April
St. Patrick’s 10:00 am People of the Parish
St. Mary’s 11:30 am AV. Gerry White (1st)
Tuesday St. Patrick’s: 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention
Wednesday St. Mary’s: 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention
Thursday St. Patrick’s 10:00 am Celebrants Intention
Friday St. Mary’s 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention