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Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection 24th March 2024

Prayer for the Fifth Sunday of Lent
Loving Creator of mine, I feel the pace quicken, the time draw near.
I am filled with joy as I move toward Easter and the promised reconciliation with you.
Teach me to follow the example of your Son, to be worthy of being called one of his people,
Help me to live each day as he did, turning hatred to love and conflict to peace.
I await the new life with eagerness, faith and a deep gratitude.


Ceremonies in our Parish


Congratulations to the children from our Parish who were Confirmed by Bishop Tom on Friday.

Thanks to Bishop Tom and all who helped prepare the children for this special day as they continue their journey in Faith.

A special thanks to all the Teachers, Principles and Staff of both schools and to the Parents of the children, for their handing on of the Faith.

Thanks also to all who helped on the Day.



Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Mary Meade and Fiona Collins.

We ask parishioners to remember the bereaved in your prayers.



Supporting our Parish

Total Offertory:                              €         1,325.00

Envelopes:              Stamullen     €          560.00

Julianstown   €          330.00


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

BIC: BOFIIE2D IBAN: IE85BOFI90354175356829

Please state your name in the reference.

Easter Ceremonies

Holy Thursday              Mass of the Lord’s Supper

St. Mary’s Church Julianstown at 8 pm    (Opportunity for Confession from 7:15 pm – 7:45 pm)

Good Friday

Veneration of the Cross

St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen at 3 pm

St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown at 8 pm

Stations of the Cross

St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen at 10 pm


Easter Vigil           Vigil Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection

St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown at 8 pm.


Easter Sunday

Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection

St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen at 10 am

St. Mary’s church, Julianstown at 11:30 am

Baptism Preparations

Our next Baptism Preparation meeting takes place on Tuesday, 2nd April.  Please contact our Parish Office if you wish to register your child for Baptism.


Chrism Mass

All are very welcome to attend our Diocesan Chrism Mass which takes place on Wednesday 27th March in the Cathedral at 7pm.


Easter Cards

We have a selection of Easter Mass Bouquets available in both Sacristies and from the Parish Office.


St. Patrick’s Day

Thanks to the Dancers from the Rothwell Woods Kavanagh Academy who made our St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Mass so special.


Cemetery Devotions Stamullen

Thanks to all who attended from far and wide our Annual Devotions in Stamullen Cemetery last Sunday.


Altar Servers

Parents are invited to bring their child to practice half an hour before any Mass.


St. Patrick’s Church

Storm glazing the stained-glass windows is almost complete.

Please take a moment to have a look at the work as you pass by. We think you will be very impressed.  This work will protect our precious stained-glass windows and preserve them for many years to come.


Work continues on the refurbishment of the two statues.    This refurbishment work is estimated to cost between €1,200 and € 1,500.


We are inviting sponsorship towards the cost of these windows and statues.


Maybe you, or a business you might be aware of and can ask, might sponsor or part-sponsor, a window or statue?  We have six windows costing €1,100 each and four costing €750 each.


We continue to receive contributions for which we are very grateful and would like to say a sincere thanks again to all.


Your support with these projects is very much appreciated and ensures our church building is maintained and preserved for the next generation and many to come.

St. Patrick’s GFHC Lotto

Jackpot € 2,800 drawn on 19th March.  Numbers drawn: 5, 14, 25, 28.  No Winner.  No Match Three Winner.  Next week’s Jackpot:  €2,900.  Thanks to all our Supporters.


Mass Schedules 

Saturday, 23rd

   St. Mary’s          7:00 pm

AV.Ben McKenna

AV.        Tom, Dinah and Bridget McCausland

AV.       Rita Hoey

AV.       Joey & Ena Matthews, their son Joe and Ciss Reilly

AV.      Clare McEnaney


Sunday, 24th

  St. Patrick’s    10:00 am      AV.        Cora Boylan & James Boylan


St. Mary’s         11:30 am      AV.        Clare McEnaney




St. Patrick’s            10:00 am        Celebrant’s Intention


St. Mary’s                 10:00 am


AV.    Willie Curtis

AV.     Alan Moran


Easter Ceremonies


Holy Thursday      St.  Mary’s                Confessions from 7:15 pm – 7:45 pm

8 pm                Mass of the Lord’s Supper


Good Friday          St.  Patrick’s          3 pm                Veneration of the Cross

St. Mary’s                8 pm                Veneration of the Cross

St.  Patrick’s          10 pm              Stations of the Cross


Holy Saturday      St.  Mary’s               8 pm                Vigil Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection

AV.     PJ McDonnell

AV.     Edward & Teresa Calvey


Easter Sunday      St.  Patrick’s          10 am              Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection

AV.     George Ryan & DFM Ryan Family

   Easter Intentions


St.  Mary’s               11:30 am         Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection

AV.    Gerry Brodigan

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