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Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Sunday 26th November 2023

Bishop Deenihan convenes Diocesan Conference for Priests

Last week, priests from the 69 parishes of our Diocese assembled in Cavan to begin a process of reflection on the future of priestly ministry and pastoral life in parishes in the Diocese of Meath.  During this assembly, new models of parish life, possible collaborations among parishes, the provision of sacraments, personnel and resources, faith formation and the welfare of priests were considered in the context of the mission of the Church and the desire to sustain vibrant faith communities.

The establishment and supporting of Parish Pastoral Assemblies was deemed a necessary structure in every parish. It was also agreed that there would have to be consultation and engagement with local Pastoral Assemblies before any developments occur.

While there are no simple solutions to these issues, parishes are encouraged to commend this work to their prayers as the Diocese, the Diocesan Pastoral Assembly and the various Parish Pastoral Assemblies consider the next steps in the process.



November Memorial Mass

Thanks to all who participated in our Annual Parish Memorial Mass.

Thanks to our Sacristans, Choirs, Ministers and all who helped prepare the Churches.  Their support helps to make this Mass so special for all involved.




Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Oliver McKenna, late of Moorechurch and John Black, Keenogue whose funerals took place recently.

We ask parishioners to remember the bereaved in your prayers.


List of the Dead

You can return your List of the Dead Envelope in any of the boxes provided in both churches.

For security, please leave envelopes during Mass times only.  You can also drop them into the Parish Office.


Christmas Cards

We have a selection of Christmas cards available in the Sacristies and Parish Office.  Christmas Cards are €5 each.  These Christmas card intentions will be offered at Christmas morning masses in our Parish.


January 2024

The Parish office will be closed to the public on Fridays beginning Friday, 5th January.

There will be no 5:45 pm Vigil Mass in St. Patrick’s Church Stamullen from January 6th.


Christmas Mass Schedule


Sunday 24th December

10 am Mass in St. Patrick’s Church

No 11:30 am Mass in St. Mary’s Church


Christmas Eve

Family Mass at 5 pm in St. Mary’s Church

Family Mass at 6:30 pm in St. Patrick’s Church


Vigil Mass of the Nativity at 8pm in St. Mary’s

Vigil Mass of the Nativity at 9:30 pm

in St. Patrick’s Church


Christmas Day

Mass of the Nativity at 10 am in St. Patrick’s

Mass of the Nativity at 11:30 am in St. Mary’s



Sacraments in our Parish

Next weekend (2nd December) children who are preparing for First Communion will Enrol at both Vigil Masses on Saturday.

Enrolment Forms collected at these Ceremonies will determine the numbers for our Ceremonies and the allocation of tickets will be decided when we know how many children have enrolled to receive the Sacrament.



Recently we welcomed in Baptism: Roland & Rayna Fadeyi, Liam Flatleyand Jacek Pawlus.

We ask Parishioners to pray for all children and their families.


Supporting our Parish

Total Offertory:                           €     1210.00

November Offering:  Stamullen      €      325.00

Julianstown    €      360.00

We are sincerely grateful for your continued support.



If you wish to contribute to our Parish, please use the following Account details:   BIC:  BOFIIE2D


Please state your name in the reference.

Thank you for our consideration.




St. Patrick’s National School Mince Pie Morning

All invited to St. Patrick’s National School Annual Mince Pie morning/Christmas raffle which will take place in Whyte’s of Stamullen from 10 am on Friday, 8th December.

The St. Patrick’s School choir will provide entertainment for the morning.



St. Vincent DePaul Annual Collection

The Annual St. Vincent DePaul Church Gate collection will take place next weekend 2nd and 3rd December at all Masses.

All donations received will be distributed locally.



St. Patrick’s GFHC Lotto

Jackpot € 1,300 drawn on 21st November.  Numbers drawn: 4, 9 ,21, 30.  No Winner.  Three Match Three Winners:  Chereen Carroll, Doirean Gibbons, George Ryan.  Next week’s Jackpot:  €1,400.  Thanks to all our Supporters.

Mass Schedules

Saturday, 25th       St. Patrick’s   5:45 pm                   Annual Parish Remembrance Mass

AV.     Gretta Curran

AV.     John Smith

AV.    Peter & Annie White & DFM

                                St. Mary’s         7:00 pm                   Annual Parish Remembrance Mass

AV.   Dorrie Little


Sunday, 26th          St. Patrick’s     10:00 am    

AV.     Brefini & Esther O’Callaghan

AV.     John Murphy  

AV.     Mary & Tommy McCourt

  St. Mary’s         11:30 am

AV.     Patrick O’Donnell

AV.     Tom Tobin

AV.      John & Marie and Miriam & Frank Woods


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

Wednesday      St. Mary’s           10:00 am               AV.      Celebrants Intention

 Thursday        St. Patrick’s      10:00 am                RD.      James Flynn

Friday            St. Mary’s        10:00 am                           List of the Dead

St. Patrick’s      7:30 pm                             List of the Dead

Saturday, 2nd        St. Patrick’s        5:45 pm

AV.     Eithne McCourt

                                  St. Mary’s           7:00 pm

AV.     Ena Stanley

AV.    Christy & Peggy McEnteggart

AV.     Brendan &Margaret Fagan

AV.     Kathleen & George Roche

AV.     John & Annie Hoey and Rita Hoey

AV.     John & Christina Arnold, Maura, Andy &  Colette Cromwell and DFM Kavanagh Family

Sunday, 3rd        St. Patrick’s        10:00 am     

AV.     Jimmy & Agnes Harris and Breda Harris

                             St. Mary’s          11:30 am

AV.     Michael & Angela Hughes

AV.      Tony & Ann Berrilll


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