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Sixth Sunday of Easter 14th May 2023

Parish Phone

We are still having issues with our phonelines.  The latest message received is: ‘Your fault has been assigned to a Technician!” We are hoping the issue is rectified very soon.

If you have difficulty getting through, please e-mail us at We have discovered that those on all Vodafone services (landline, mobile and broadband!) cannot get through!  We apologise for any inconvenience.


Cemetery Sunday Moorechurch

Mass and Blessing of Graves in Moorechurch Cemetery will take place on Sunday, 2nd July at 11:30 am. Please alert family and friends outside the parish.



Supporting our Parish

Total Offertory:                                     €      740.00

Weekly Envelopes:    Stamullen        €      555.00

Julianstown      €      365.00


We are very grateful for your continued support.

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


IBAN: IE85BOFI90354175356829  BIC: BOFIIE2D

Please state your name in the reference.  Thank you for our consideration.




Wedding Preparations

If you are planning a Wedding.  Please contact the Parish Office and we will advise you of the procedures involved.


Contact the Parish Office to advise of your intention to marry, to make sure the Church is available for your preferred date.  (Naturally the earlier you do this the better).  At that time, we will advise on the next steps:

For couples who are getting married, you need to meet the priest of the parish you are residing in for the past six months, to complete all the necessary paperwork (Pre-Nuptial Enquiry Form) which is the responsibility of the Bride and Groom.


Please note that this must be done at least three months before the wedding.



Mass Bouquets

Mass and Bouquet Cards are available in each of our Churches and in the Parochial house/Parish Office.


We also have a selection Mass Cards for Birthdays, Get Well and Weddings, available in our Parish Office.


Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Under the leadership of Bishop Tom Deenihan.  Departing 12th September. Four and six night packages available:   4 nights – from € 729 per person sharing

6 nights – from € 819 per person sharing

Including Direct Flights, transfers, Full board, 20 kg check in luggage.

For information and bookings please contact Joe Walsh Tours on 01-2410800 or e-mail

Diocese of Meath – Vacancy

The Diocese of Meath is seeking to recruit for the role of Director of Faith Development in the Diocese of Meath. It is an exciting and challenging opportunity in the life and mission of the Diocese.


The post holder will be required to lead and work under their own initiative as well as work as part of a team to develop and implement new approaches, resources and programmes to adult faith formation, sacramental preparation, and evangelisation in parishes across the diocese.

The terms are based on a 5-year Fixed Term Contract, working 35 hours per week, work pattern to be agreed.

Salary: Will be considered within the range of €40,000-€42,500 gross per annum – commensurate upon experience and qualifications.


Full details relating to the vacancy can be found on the Diocesan Website at:


Applications are welcome from anyone who feels they meet the criteria as presented and are interested in playing an active role in faith development in the Diocese of Meath.   Closing date for applications will be 5pm on Friday 26th May 2023.


First Communion Ceremonies 2024

Parents, we are delighted to announce First Communion Ceremonies will take place on a Sunday next year, in your own church.  Preparations have already begun for next years’ programme.




St. Patrick’s GFHC Lotto

Jackpot €2,800 drawn on 9th May.  Numbers drawn: 7,9,13,29. No Winner. Two Match Three Winners:  Dinah Black, Barry Campbell.  Next week’s Jackpot: € 2,900.


Stamullen Bowls

New members are invited to join this very successful, long-established Club.  The Club have entered and won many competitions in Meath Leagues and would be delighted to welcome new members.We meet every Thursday from 8-10 pm in St. Patrick’s GAA Centre.  Please contact Rose on 01-8412086.


Feel Good Project

Dr Mary O’Kane Starting ‘Big School’ Parenting Talk, Tuesday, 6th June at 7.30pm in the Duleek Courthouse. Book your free place by forwarding your name and phone number via email at


Your child is starting ‘Big School’ in September, this means new experiences, new friends, and a whole new identity as a Junior Infant. Naturally you want to support them in making this transition a success. How should you best prepare your child for this major transition in their lives? In this session, Dr Mary O’Kane offers some very practical advice on the most important skill sets for children during this transition, and how best to support your child over the summer in developing these skills.



Mass Schedules


Saturday, 13th       St. Patrick’s     5:45 pm    

MM.    Johnny Sullivan

Ann Mulholland

Peter Russell, his Parents, brother and sister  and DFM Russell Family


St. Mary’s          7:00 pm

AV.     Thomas Courtney Jnr.

Nicholas Black


Sunday, 14th          St. Patrick’s      10:00 am                People of the Parish

                                      St. Mary’s          11:30 am   SI        Special Intention



Tuesday                  St. Patrick’s    10:00 am

RD.     Betty Macken

Special Easter Intention         

Wednesday            St. Mary’s         10:00 am

SI.       Special Easter Intention

Carole Ffrench

Thursday                St. Patrick’s    10:00 am

RD.     Anthony Macken

Johnny Sullivan

Friday                     St. Mary’s         10:00 am   

RD.     Johnny Sullivan          

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