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Palm Sunday, 14th April 2019

Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  €   890.00

Weekly Envelopes:    Stamullen € 1145.00

Julianstown: €   625.00

Trócaire Boxes

Trócaire boxes can be returned to the Parish Office, during office hours, or to the church during Mass times only.  For security, please do not leave boxes unattended.


Easter Ceremonies

Holy Thursday:  Mass of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Church,  Stamullen at 7 pm. (Followed by an opportunity for Confession).

Good Friday:  The Passion of the Lord at 3 pm in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown and Stations of the Cross at 7 pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen.

Holy Saturday:  Vigil Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection at 9 pm in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown (Parishioners are invited to bring a candle).

Easter Sunday:  Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection at 10 am in St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen and 11:30 am in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.



We have a limited number of Easter Greeting Cards for sale in the sacristies.  Cards are €2 each.

We also have a selection of Cards, including Mass cards, Birthday Mass Cards, Get Well Mass Cards etc., for sale in the Parish Office.


Fund Raising Committee Ten Week Draw: Week 8

Congratulations to our Winners:  1st Fr. Robert McCabe, (Mary Courtney), 2nd Margaret Fay, (Tommie Russell),  3rd Patrick Kelly (Fr. Declan), 4th Chrissie Brennan (Paudge Moore) and Promoter’s Prize:  Johnny McQuillan


Ceremonies in the Parish:  Weddings  

We would like to congratulate Emma Hutcheson & James McNally who were married in Naul this week.  We wish them every blessing for the future.


First Communion Ceremonies

First Communion ceremonies will take place on Saturday, 11th May in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Gormanston for St. Patrick’s NS and Saturday, 18th May in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown for Whitecross NS.

Adoration Stamullen

Please note there will be no adoration this (Holy) Thursday in Stamullen.  Adoration resumes on Thursday, 2nd May.


Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock

The annual Stamullen-Julianstown Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday, 19th May. The cost of the day will be €30 again this year, which will include tea and sandwiches on the way to Knock.

The bus will leave Stamullen at 7:45am and Julianstown at 8am. All are very welcome – Pioneers and non-Pioneers!

To reserve your seat, phone Ann on 087-9480326 or 01-8411267, or Colm on 086-8056138.


Stamullen Road Club

It was great to see Aoibhinn Sharkey coming home 2nd girl in the Under 12 race last Sunday at Bohermeen.  Then, in the afternoon Arek Klus (Senior A2) finished a very creditable 4th in the Waller Cup also at Bohermeen. There was a strong field of riders in this event.

This week’s races – Drogheda Wheelers CC will host Rás na Nóg at Bellewstown, starting at 10 am with the events for Under 12, Under 14 & Under 16’s and this will be held over a short circuit around Bellewstown racecourse.  The races for these same categories will continue with Stage 2 in the afternoon and race over a local circuit down the Legganhall road, taking a left and at the crossroads and take another left at Raholland which will take the riders back to Bellewstown racecourse.

Then on Saturday evening 5 pm the Peter Bidwell Memorial race will be held at Newtown, Plattin, a circuit race which will start at 5:30 pm.

Sunday morning the final stage of Rás na Nóg will be held down at Cooperhill, starting at 10 am and in the early afternoon, the Coombes Connor Memorial Senior races will get underway and race overlaps of the Cooperhill, Beamore, Duleek, Cooperhill circuit and will finish at Cooperhill.  Safe racing for all involved.


Make a Wish Day 2019

Johnny McQuillan and family are overwhelmed by the support and generosity of friends, family, neighbours for our Make a Wish Event 2019.  The Grand Total raised was € 2,915. This includes our event weekend which comprised of cake sale in parish rooms on Saturday and Sunday, where we raised €2,236. cash and online facebook donation page of €679.  Johnny McQuillan has lodged the cash € 2,236 into the Bank of Ireland Make a Wish Account today and when official  receipt is received will copy and leave available on bulletin board in church. The online total is available to view on facebook – check our Make a Wish official page and click on donations.

Thank you all again, we are over the moon with the grand total.

Johnny McQuillan and family.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

Under 16 Hurling League on Sunday, 14th April at 11am at GAA Grounds Stamullen.  St. Patrick’s/St. Colmcille’s v Dunderry.

  1. Under 12 Hurling League Roinn A takesplace in Trim on Sunday, 14th April at30 pm. Trim v St Patrick’s/St. Colmcille’s.
  2. Under 14 Football League Roinn 2 on Thursday,18th April in Drumbaragh at 7pm. Round Towers v St Patrick’s.
  3. Under 12 Hurling League Roinn D on Saturday, 20thApril at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 12.30 pm. St.Patrick’s/St. Colmcille’s v Donaghmore/Ashbourne.
  4. Under 12 Hurling League Roinn A also on Saturday, 20thApril at the GAA Grounds Stamullen at 2pm. St. Patrick’s/St. Colmcille’s v Dunderry.
  5. Under 16 Girls League takesplace on Monday, 15th April at the GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7.30pm. St. Patrick’s v Donaghmore/Ashbourne.
  6. Under 16 Boys Leaguetakes place on Tuesday, 16th April at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 6.45pm. St. Patrick’s v Ratoath.
  7. Under 11 Boys League takesplace on Wednesday, 17th April at the GAA Grounds, Stamullen at 6.45pm. St. Patrick’s v Ballivor.
  8. Under 16 Boys Football League takesplace on Saturday, 20th April at the GAA Grounds Stamullen at 4pm.  St. Patric’s v St. Colmcille’s.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 09/04/2019.  Numbers drawn: 15,19,24,29. No Jackpot Winner. Weekly Winners: Ann Connell, G, B, & H. O’Byrne, Ann Sarsfield, Clare & Sebastian, Sarah Curran. Next week’s Jackpot: €3,700.


Gormanston Community

The Gormanston Community Association will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, 17th April at 7.30pm in City North Hotel to launch its entry into the Tidy Towns Competition.



MeathBeo host six Live music events in six historic venues, on Sundays at 6pm. Next concert takes place on 14th April in Dardistown Castle,  Julianstown with fiddle master Antóin MacGabhann and Josephine Marsh on accordion. Book at


Gareth Noble Legal Roadshow – Children’s law

Join us for Gareth’s free Roadshow on Wednesday, 29th May in Friends of Autism and ADHD Offices, 102 Strand Street, Skerries, Co. Dublin.  Gareth Noble is a partner in KOD Lyons Solicitors, Ireland’s leading human rights and public interest law team. He is hosting a series of Legal Roadshows throughout Ireland. He is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading litigators in the area of children with disabilities and represented many families across the country in areas related to Domiciliary Care Allowance, Carer’s Allowance and services for children. Gareth also specialises in Education Law in relation to school bullying, disciplinary issues and more.  Gareth will be joining parents and carers as part of his roadshow to inform and empower families in pursuit of entitlements and services.   This event is coordinated by Friends of Autism & ADHD Ltd and is free to attend for parents, carers and family members.  Reservation is necessary as spaces are limited.  To reserve your place:  Please call our office on 01-8495670 or e-mail:


Meath Archaeological and Historical Society

MAHS Lecture: “The Boyne in Medieval Myth and Literature”, by Dr Clodagh Downey (NUIG), will take place on Tuesday, 16th April in Navan Library at 7.45pm (following the Society’s AGM at 7pm). All welcome. Inquiries to J. Clancy, Tel: 01-8259438.


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 13th   6:00 pm Deceased members of the McEvoy family

Peter Collins

Bro. Peter Black

Sunday, 14th       10:00 am Michael Hagan

Tuesday 10:00 am Roseanne Tyndall

Wednesday 7:00 pm Lenten Mass

Holy Thursday  7:00 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper

(Followed by an opportunity for Confession)

Good Friday 7:00 pm Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday – no 6 pm Mass –

Easter Sunday  10:00 am Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection

Imelda & Andrew Mooney

St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 13th     7:00 pm Ellie Haran (MM)

Thomas Gallagher

Joseph Kavanagh

Gerry Brennan (1 Ann)

Sunday, 14th        11:30 am Edward & Teresa Calvey

Christopher (Bat) Masterson

Wednesday 10:00 am Rosie Gaughran

Good Friday 3:00 pm The Passion of the Lord

(Followed by an opportunity for Confession)

Holy Saturday 9:00 pm Vigil Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection

(Parishioners are invited to bring a candle).

Thomas & Dinah and Jane & Thomas Collier

and deceased members of the Collier family

Easter Sunday       11:30 am Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection

Mary Dowling

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