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Sunday 10th September 2017

Fr. Adrian

Fr. Adrian has now left us and is currently ministering in a parish near Athlone.  Afterwards he will return to Romania to take up a position there in his Diocese.  We thank him for his time here and we wish him every blessing for the future.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory: €      755.00

Envelopes:     Stamullen €         370.00

Julianstown € 260.00


World meeting of families

As part of Meath Diocesan preparation for WMOF2018 all clergy and religious along with parishishioners are invited to attend a training evening in Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim on Monday, 25th September at 7:30 pm.  This programme will be rolled out nationally in preparation for the World Meeting of Families. The training session will give us an overview of the programme and the resources available to parishes.  Ephrem Feely, who composed the Hymn for WMF will also address the gathering and introduce the Hymn. If you wish to attend please contact the parish office.



Adoration resumes in Stamullen next Thursday, 14th September following 10am Mass until 5pm. Everyone very welcome to call into Day Chapel during these times.

Adoration continues in Julianstown from 9 am and after 10 am Mass every Wednesday.


Stamullen Choir

Do you like to sing?  Stamullen Choir welcome new members, adults and teenagers.  We sing at 10 am Mass on Sundays and rehearse on Monday nights from 8-9 pm.

Come along to the Church from 8-9 pm on Monday for practice.


True Light Prayer Group

The True Light Prayer Group will resume our meetings on Tuesday, 12th September at 8pm.

If you have a desire to know God in a real and personal way, why not come and see.


Diocesan News

The Meath Diocesan Adoration Committee invites all weekly Adorers to a Eucharistic Assembly in the Newgrange Hotel Navan on Saturday October 7th from 9.15am to 4.30 pm (including Mass) to hear amazing talks and testimonies, to be inspired, affirmed, and nourished spiritually and to hear how to address adoration concerns, needs and growth. You will also get the details of Pope Francis visit to Ireland for the Year of the Family. Donation during the Assembly, will cover cost including light lunch. Please book in  as there are only limited spaces available. Please contact: Josephine on 0868148722 or Teresa.


Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Bishop Smith will lead the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes from 12-17th of September. This year there are 180 assisted sick pilgrims and 192 volunteer helpers including many young people. This is a big undertaking which is made possible by careful preparation and with the support and generosity of so many people. Lourdes is a shrine where the sick receive a special welcome. It is a place of healing and peace and strength. Everyone who makes the pilgrimage there experiences something special and returns home enriched. It is a time of special blessing for our Diocese. Thank you to the people who make this pilgrimage possible and please keep the pilgrims in your prayers.


St Mary’s Parish Drogheda – St Padre Pio Triduum.

Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd at 7.30pm and Saturday 23rd September at 10am. Homilist: Fr Bryan Shortall, OFM.


Lough Derg Day of Friendship and Prayer

Join us on Wednesday 13th September from 10:30am to 3 pm.  This ecumenical day of friendship & prayer is an opportunity to gather as a Christian pilgrim family.  Guest Speaker:  Revd Dr Isaac Thompson, Minister Emeritus, First Presbyterian Church, Cookstown, Co Tyrone.  Keynote address 12 noon followed by Prayer Service and a light lunch.  Advance booking is essential.  Tel. 071-9861518.  Email


Stamullen tidy Towns

Join us and help us improve our village … we meet every Saturday at Stamullen Church at 11am.

Julianstown Area Public Meeting

Public Meeting in Church of Ireland Parish Rooms on Monday, 11th September  from 8 pm to discuss getting CCTV for our village. Cllr. Sharon and Sgt. Dean Kerins will be telling us all about the CCTV.  All Welcome!


Stamullen Road Club

Last Sunday in the Dundalk Traders Cup race, Cian Delaney finished in 6th place.

Fixtures; On Sunday at Maghera, Co. Derry the All-Ireland Senior A3 road race championship will be held and we wish club member Sean Landers a very safe race.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 06/09/2017. Numbers Drawn: 2,5,9,25.  Weekly Winners: Robert Purfield, Willie Collins, Margaret Collier, Theresa Boylan, Jennifer Allen Next week’s Jackpot:  €4,300.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Senior Football Championship Round 5 takesplace on Sunday 10th September at 3.30pm in Walterstown. St. Patrick’s v Na Fianna.
  2. Under 13 Football  Boys Div.8.  on Monday,11th Sept in Ratoath at 6.45pm.  Ratoath v St. Patrick’s.
  3. Under 13 Football League Boys Div. 2 on Tuesday,12th September in Navan at 6.45pm. O’ Mahony’s v St. Patrick’s.
  4. Minor Football Championship Boys atGAA Grounds Stamullen on Wednesday at 7.30pm. St. Patrick’s v Boardsmill.
  5. Social Dancing returnsto St. Patrick’s GAA Centre on Friday, 29th September at 9pm. Music by The Moynihan Brothers.  Adm €10 including light refreshments.


The Golden Girls

The Golden Girls meetings have resumed in the Parish Centre, Stamullen on Mondays at 11 am.  All welcome.


East Meath Active Retirement

East Meath Active Retirement have resumed weekly meetings in the Meeting Rooms St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Julianstown at 2.30 pm. New Members welcome.


Stamullen Bowls

Bowls has returned after the summer break in St. Patrick’s GAA Centre and will continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 8-10 pm.  New members always very welcome.  Why not come along, meet new friends, and see if Bowls is for you.  We are a very successful team.  For information contact Rose on 01-8412086.


Balscadden Coffee Morning and Cake Sale

Come along to the Community Hall in Balscadden on Saturday, 16th September from 1-4 pm for Coffee and Cake in aid of St Francis Hospice. Entries to the Balscadden bake off are welcome on the day – with awards for the best themed cake!  There will be a raffle, face painting, homemade cakes and jams stalls.  Please come along and enjoy the lovely tea, coffee and treats, bring a friend!

  • Anyone wishing to donate to the raffle please ring Dympna Pyne on 086 3803515.  Baking donations are very welcome on the day.


Anam Cara

Anam Cara the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 20th September at 7:30pm in the Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords, Co. Dublin. This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents. As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for teas/coffees, etc, please RSVP to before Tuesday 19th September or call the Information Line on 085-2888 888.


Do you want to Learn to Jive?

Learn to Jive: Five week course commencing Monday, 11th September at 9pm in Ashbourne Community Centre, Ashbourne.  No partner needed.  For more information contact 086-1763044 or 086-1928568.


Autumn Day in Dalgan

Join Dr John Feehan on Saturday 30th September from 9.30 am to 4pm in The Columban Ecological Institute, St Columbans’, Dalgan, Navan  ‘Where have all the flowers gone? To book contact: Elizabeth at      Places for this day are limited. The cost is €20, payable on the day. Participants are asked to bring a packed lunch. Suitable outdoor clothes, rain wear and walking boots are recommended. The day will go ahead whatever the weather.



St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen



Saturday, 9th       6:00 pm Patsy & Margaret Clarkin

Alice (Dolly) White

Willie & Agnes Russell

Sunday, 10th      10:00 am James & Monica Gilligan

Tuesday 10:00 am The Most Holy name of Mary

Thursday 10:00 am The Exaltation of the Cross

Saturday, 16th    6:00 pm Peter Leonard (1 Ann)

Richard & Sarah Thorne and

deceased members of the Thorne Family

Shayna Gifford (10 Ann)

Sunday, 17th   10:00 am Matt Kavanagh (MM)


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 9th   7:00 pm People of the Parish

Sunday, 10th   11:30 am Rosie Gaughran (MM)

Graham Walsh

Wednesday 10 am Celebrants Intention

Friday 10 am Our Lady of Sorrows

Saturday, 16th       7:00 pm Kevin & Rose Reid

Gerry & Bridie Draper

Sunday, 17th      11:30 am Hilda & James McGuinness

Una McCormack


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