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Sunday, 10th March 2019

St. Patrick’s Day

Annual devotions for Stamullen Cemetery will be celebrated on St. Patrick’s Day, 17th March (Patron Day).  The blessing of graves and prayers for the dead will take place immediately after 10 am Mass.  This Mass will be offered for all who have died in the past year and for those who are buried in Stamullen Cemetery.

We welcome family and friends of the deceased who are joining parishioners for this special occasion.


St. Patrick’s Day is a special envelope offering for Stamullen Church only  We would like to thank parishioners for their continued support for which we are very grateful.


Lenten Mass

An extra Mass will be celebrated at 7 pm every Wednesday in Stamullen Church during the season of Lent.

This will provide an opportunity for those who work office hours to participate in the sacrament and to fulfil a Lenten duty.



Fr. Daly

We would like to congratulate Very Rev. M.V. Daly P.E., on the occasion of his 90th Birthday this week.  We wish him every blessing and many happy returns.


School Ceremonies

We welcome Confirmation candidates from St. Patrick’s NS to 7 pm Mass this weekend.

Candidates from Whitecross NS are invited to attend 7 pm Mass next Saturday, 16th March in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  € 956.00

Weekly Envelopes:    Stamullen € 310.00

Julianstown € 250.00


Sacraments in the Parish:  Baptism

This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Andrew Keenaghan, Matthew Lynch, Jack Murray and Darragh Watson.

May all newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.   We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.


Fund Raising Committee – Ten Week Draw – Week One

The Third draw took place last Sunday.

Congratulations to our Winners:  1st Eamonn Reilly, (Kay Tobin), 2nd Marie Cunningham, (Kay Tobin),  3rd Gerry Scully (Pauline Clarkin), 4th Elizabeth McQuillan (Johnny McQuillan) and Promoter’s Prize:  Christy Moore.

All welcome to pop in to the Parish Centre in Stamullen after 10 am Mass.  If you would like to take part in the Ten week draw please contact a promoter, or call 01-8412647.


Moorechurch Cemetery

The Council have removed the bins from the Cemetery in Moorechurch.  However, everyone who uses it have a duty of care to preserve its appearance insofar as possible.

This applies to all who work in and use the cemetery.  It is common sense that flowers and cemetery fittings should be taken away and not dumped on the edge of the graveyard.  No earth or flowers should be left at either side of the cemetery, or deposited in the gripes.

While the Cemetery is under the jurisdiction of Meath Co Council, it behoves all of us, both those who use the cemetery and the wider community, to make sure that it is a suitably clean and tidy graveyard for all our faithful departed who lie there.


Flower Society Stamullen Annual Collection

The Stamullen Flower Society will hold their annual collection and at Masses over the weekend of Saturday, 16th and St. Patrick’s Day, 17th March.

This collection will support the continued supply of fresh flowers in Stamullen church throughout the year.  Your contributions are greatly appreciated.


Stamullen Art Group

Stamullen Art Group will host an Exhibition of paintings in Skerries Mills from Monday, 11th to Sunday, 17th March.  Open Daily from10 am to 4:30 pm.  Admission Free.


Irish Wheelchair Association

Irish Wheelchair Association are holding their church gate collection this weekend. Your support is gratefully appreciated.


Stamullen Road Club

Last Saturday Craig Sweetman got the club off to a great start by finishing 1st A2 rider in the Mick Lally Memorial at Summerhill.

I am afraid that Sunday’s Cycleways Cup race at Navan did not go so well for the 200+ competitors as it was a matter of battling through bitterly cold conditions and blizzard snow showers. Seldom, but it has happened before that riders had to endure  such severe conditions and as a result, only the strongest and bravest managed to cross the finish line.


Saturday: Rás Naomh Finish in Clonard, Co. Meath at 11 am.

Sunday: Newbridge GP at 12 noon.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

Div. 2 ‘A’ League takes place on Sunday morning, 10th March at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 11am.  St. Patrick’s v Meath Hill.

Div. 2 ‘B’ League takes place on Monday, 11th March at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 8pm. St. Patrick’s v St. Michael’s.

  1. 4. Adult Hurling League takesplace on Saturday, 16th March at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 4.30pm. St. Patrick’s v Killyon.
  2. Membership is available for all players and supporters of St.Patrick’s GAA Football and Hurling Club for the coming year. Forms can be acquired at the Club reception or by contacting the Club Registrar Brendan Byrne.
  • Kids disco on Saturday,9th March from 7-9pm for 7 to 12 year olds.
  • Bingo night on Sunday, 10thMarch at 8 pm Sharp!


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 05/03/2019.  Numbers drawn:18,19,26,30. No Jackpot Winner. Weekly Winners:Stephen Bullard, Dave McKeon, Una Collins, Joe Black, Martina Farrelly. Next week’s Jackpot: €3,200.


Daffodil Day: Friday, 22nd March

Join thousands of people across Ireland in the fight against cancer this March by buying daffodil pins, or flowers at The Lime Kiln, Julianstown.

Daffodil Day is the Irish Cancer Society’s biggest fundraiser, taking place each year in March and raising millions of euro to support cancer patients and their loved ones by providing free advice and support, as well as by funding life-saving cancer research.


Coláiste na hInse

Coláiste na hInse are having a 10 year reunion celebration night on Friday, 15th March at 7:30 pm. Tickets €20 plus booking fee on


Sonairte Table Quiz

Join us on Friday, 15th March from 8pm at Reddan’s Function Room, Bettystown for our fund raising Table Quiz.  €40 per table, Max 4 per table.  Raffle on the night.  Finger food generously supplied by our hosts.


Duleek and District News

Olympian Kenneth Egan will be holding a talk in Duleek Courthouse as part of the Feel Good Project on Tuesday, 12th March at 7.30pm. Kenny, a reformed addict and now a motivational speaker and mental health advocate, will be talking about alcohol and substance abuse awareness and his own experiences as a counsellor in the fields of addiction, trauma and motivation


Make a Wish Day 2019

Johnny McQuillan and family are holding the Annual Wish Cake Sale in the Parish Centre, Stamullen on 30th and 31st March. If you would like to donate cakes, please contact Johnny.


Diocesan News

  • Young adults (18-40) are invited to a Retreat for Lent in Dalgan Park, Navan, 29th to 31st March:  Join us for Prayer, inspiring talks, friendship and joy in the faith, Mass, Adoration, time to reflect, confession.  Cost: donation (all meals, own room). Contact: Sr Úna 090-6481666  or
  • Light the Fire 2019:  The Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal invite you to join us at St. Patrick’s Parish Church in Slane, Co. Meath, to pray together for Ireland in the place where St. Patrick lit the Easter Fire.Event begins at 5pm on the 18th March; Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop Tom Deenihan, Bishop of Meath, followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. For more information contact theSt. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


    Saturday, 9th     6:00 pm Tom Stack (10 Ann)

    Mary McGuinness

    Charles (5 Ann) & Joan Whyte

    Sunday, 10th   10:00 am Bridie & John Maguire and Noeleen Dennehy

    Stephen Gamble (7 Ann)

    Tuesday 10:00 am Marcella & John Owens

    and deceased members of the Owens family

    Wednesday 7:00 pm Celebrant’s Intention

    Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

    Saturday, 16th   6:00 pm Josephine Dunphy (20 Ann), deceased members

    of the Dunphy & Doran families, Christ0pher,

    Bridget and Paddy Collins and deceased

    members of the Collins family

    Maureen Collier

    Richard, Kathleen & Peggy Rooney

    Sunday, 17th     10:00 am Feast of St. Patrick

    Cemetery devotions will take place after Mass

    St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


    Saturday, 9th      7:00 pm Welcoming Confirmation Candidates from St. Patrick’s NS

    Sunday, 10th   11:30 am Una Murtagh (MM)

    Tony Byrne (1 Ann)

    Martin, Rose & Seamus Rowley

    Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

    Friday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

    Saturday, 16th   7:00 pm Confirmation Candidates from Whitecross NS will attend

    Sunday, 17th      11:30 am Feast of St. Patrick

    Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal, 041-

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