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First Sunday of Advent 27th November 2022

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Ena Stanley, Julianstown and Mary Patricia (Pat) Butler of Moorechurch Road whose funeral whose funerals took place this weekend.

Please remember all bereaved in your prayers

November List of the Dead
Please remember to return your List of the Dead envelopes. You can return your envelope by placing it in the box at the top of the Church during mass times, popping in into the basket, or you can give it to Fr. Brendan or drop it in to Carol in our Parish office.
All on the list of the dead will be prayed for during 10 am mass on the First Friday of every month.

St. Paul’s Missals 2023
A limited number of St. Paul’s Missals are available in both sacristies. Missals are €7 again this year.
Ministers of the Word are invited to collect their copy of St. Paul’s Missal from the Sacristy.

Christmas Mass Cards
Christmas Mass Cards are available in both Sacristies and the Parish Office. Christmas Mass Cards are €5 each.

Sacramental Preparation
• We welcome children from the Parish who are preparing for Confirmation at masses in the parish this weekend.
• Children who are preparing for their First Communion are invited to Enroll next weekend 3rd/4th December 7pm pm Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown or the 10 am Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen.

Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 875.00
Envelopes: Stamullen € 405.00
Julianstown € 1,050.00
Thank you for your continued support which is very much appreciated.

If you wish to contribute to the upkeep of our parish by bank transfer, our account details are:
IBAN: IE85 BOFI 9035 4175 3568 29
Please state your name in the Reference for the Transfer.
• Cheques: For accurate lodgement purposes, as per bank instructions, please ensure cheques are made payable to Stamullen Julianstown Parish.

• If you would like to donate to the Parish by Standing Order, please contact our parish office.
• Donations can also be made through the Donate button on our Parish Website

Parish Finance Committee
Our Parish Finance Committee will hold its first meeting on Thursday 1st December.
Our Parish Pastoral Assembly had its third meeting last Wednesday.
Please remember both committees in your prayers.

Young Adult Christmas Retreat
An invitation to young adults (18-40 years) to prepare for the joys of Christmas with a prayerful Retreat at Dalgan Park, Navan.
16th – 18th December 2022 (Friday evening to Sunday after lunch)
Cost: Donation: (full board, own room)
Contact: Sr. Úna on 090-6481666 or Michael on 086-2453123. Email:

Synod 2021-2024
During Lent, many people in the Diocese of Meath took part in synodal conversations. The Church now invites us to consider how our voices have been heard.
A working meeting will be held in Dunshaughlin Parish Centre on Saturday, 10th December from 2-5pm at which we will read the working document “Enlarge the space of your tent” in conjunction with our diocesan and national syntheses. All are welcome to participate but please note that this is a working meeting.
Anyone interested in participating must register at

St. Patricks GFHC Lotto
Jackpot: €2,900. Drawn: 22nd November. Numbers Drawn: 3, 8, 19, 27. No Jackpot Winner. One Match three winner: Gerry Scully. Next Week’s Jackpot: €3,000.

St. Patrick’s NS Mince Pie Morning
St. Patrick’s NS Parents Association Annual Mince Pie morning will take place in Whyte’s of Stamullen on Friday, 9th December (time will be advised next week). All very welcome to come along. All funds raised go towards the School.

Coffee Morning and Fair
Join Julianstown Tidy Towns and Church of Ireland in the Church of Ireland Parish Rooms on Saturday, 3rd December from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. There will be stalls and a monster raffle. Admission €5 (includes tea/coffee). Children free. All welcome and bring a friend!

Feel Good Project
Join us in St. Patricks Parish Centre:
On Thursday, 1st December: Supporting Anxious Teens with Dr Mary O’Kane from 7-8.30pm.
On Thursday, 8th December: Crime Prevention Talk with new Meath Crime Prevention Officer Sergeant Patrick Smyth and members of the Drug Task Force from 7.30pm.
To book your place in any of the above events, call us on 041 988 0523 or email us at


Saturday, 26th St. Patrick’s 5:45 pm MM. Irene Byrne
AV. Greta Curran
AV. Tommy & Mary McCourt
AV. John Smyth
St. Mary’s 7:00 pm AV. Tom Tobin
BR. Patrick O’Donnell

Sunday, 27th St. Patrick’s 10:00 am AV. Jimmy & Kitty Dunne, Stamullen Rd
and Pauline Lynch (nee Clarke)
St. Mary’s 11:30 am AV. Tony & Anne Berrill

Tuesday St. Patrick’s 10:00 am AV. John Collier
RD. Special Intention
Wednesday St. Mary’s 10:00 am RD. Deirdre Clancy
Thursday St. Patrick’s 10:00 am RD. Special Intention
Friday St. Mary’s 11:00 am GW. Frances O’Donnell

Saturday, 3rd St. Patrick’s 5:45 pm AV. Eithne McCourt
AV. Frank Kavanagh
BR. Edward Clarkin

St. Mary’s 7:00 pm AV. Brendan & Margaret Fagan
AV. George & Kathleen Roche
Sunday, 4th St. Patrick’s 10:00 am AV. Jack & Sean McDermott
AV. Yvonne Dunne

St. Mary’s 11:30 am AV. Angela & Michael (1st Ann) Hughes

Ministers of the Word
26th / 27th St. Patrick’s Church: Vigil: Colin Whelan 10 am: Mary Whyte
St. Mary’s Church: Vigil: Noel Dinsmore 11:30 am Jim O’Connor

Ministers of the Eucharist
26th / 27th St. Patrick’s Church: Vigil: Christopher Moore 10 am: David Mooney
St. Mary’s Church: Vigil: Gerry Draper 11:30 am: Yvonne Howard

Ministers of the Word
3rd / 4th St. Patrick’s Church: Vigil: 10 am:
St. Mary’s Church: Vigil: Clare Leonard 11:30 am: Aisling Monaghan

Ministers of the Eucharist
3rd / 4th St. Patrick’s Church: Vigil: 10 am:
St. Mary’s Church: Vigil: Bridie Kirwan 11:30 am: Maureen Redmond

If a Minister of the Word/Eucharist isn’t present at mass, please don’t leave the celebrant on his own!

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