Sunday 11th September 2016
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 860.00
Weekly Envelopes Stamullen € 430.00
Weekly Envelopes Julianstown € 285.00
Ceremonies in the Parish: Baptism
This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Chloe Darcy, Fionn O’Kelly, Fionn McDonnell and Samira Prior. May these newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.
We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.
Adoration resumes in Julianstown on Wednesday, 14th September and on Thursday 15th September after 10 am Mass in Stamullen. All welcome, just come along….
As the Childrens’ Liturgy groups return after the Summer break we invite all children to come along on a Sunday morning at 10 am in Stamullen or 11:30 am in Julianstown to take part in this very special celebration of the Liturgy designed specifically with young children in mind.
The Children’s Liturgy Group in Julianstown welcome parents who are interested in helping out on an odd Sunday .. Please contact a member of the Liturgy group or the Parish office.
We are inviting parents who would like to act as leaders or ‘helpers’ (handing out work sheets etc.) at children’s liturgy on Sunday mornings during 10 am Mass. If you would like to help please contact Colin at 087-9484216, any member of the Children’s Liturgy team or the parish office.
“Do you like to sing?” Stamullen Choir would welcome new members: adults and teenagers. We sing at 10 am. Mass on Sundays and we rehearse on Monday nights from 8 – 9.15 pm.
Please join us in St. Patrick’s Church on Sunday 4th or Monday 5th September when we resume after Summer recess.
The True Light Prayer Group
Our Prayer Meeting resumes on Tuesday, 13th September from 8pm – 9.30pm in the Parish Centre, Stamullen. Join us for prayer, praise and scripture. We welcome all who have a desire to seek God in His word and in prayer.
EMHA Coffee Morning extra Venue …..
Join East Meath Hospice Association for their Annual coffee morning this Thursday, 15th September. This year we will have two venues join us in The Lime Kiln, Julianstown from 9 am to 12 pm and/or Whytes, Stamullen from 10 am to 12.30 pm. Generous Raffle on the day. All funds raised locally are spent locally.
Stamullen Cemetery Committee are unveiling and blessing a plaque to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising and all those volunteers who died during the War of Independence.
This ceremony will take place on Friday 16th September at 5 pm. A colour party from the Irish Army will start proceedings by parading from the Church to the cemetery led by a piper. Colm Clarkin, a member of the cemetery commitee, will be MC on the day. The Proclamation will be read by parishioner and retired Army Officer, Lieut Colonel Jim Mortell. Local historian Brendan Matthews will talk about the rising and the War of Independence and their effects on the locality. The Army will raise the flag and play the last post. The plaque will be unveiled by Mark Mooney, who is the son of the late Sgt Patrick Mooney who died tragically on a life saving mission in Waterford. Patrick is buried in Stamullen Cemetery. The plaque will be blessed by Fr. Declan Kelly P.P. The ceremony will conclude with the National Anthem. Refreshments afterwards in Whyte’s. All welcome.
The Golden Girls
The Golden Girls areplanning a trip down Wicklow way to visit the beautiful Mount Usher gardens in all their autumnal splendor, on 21st September. All trips out are open to guests outside of our group. For more information please contact Rose on: 086 8377033.
Stamullen Tidy Towns
If you have an hour or two to spare (on any day) and would like to help out with Tidy Towns please contact any member of the committee and we will set up a rota for people who can provide occasional help.
Weekly village tidy takes place every Saturday. Meet at Stamullen Church at 11.
St. Patrick’s Club – Lotto
Drawn on 6/09/2016. No winner. Numbers drawn: 7,12,13,24. Weekly Winners: Barry James, Margaret Collier, Brian Arnold, Rebecca Kirwan & Robin Maxwell. Next Week’s Jackpot: €1,500. Next Crossbar draw: September 27th: €1,000.
St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News
- 1. D1 ‘A‘ League on Sunday, 11thSeptember at the GAA Grounds Stamullen at 3pm. St. Patricks v Donaghmore/ Ashbourne.
- Under 13 Girls League on Sunday, 11thSeptember at the GAA Grounds Stamullen at 1pm. St. Patrick’s v Summerhill.
- Ladies Minor League on Tuesday, 13th September at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 6.30pm. St. Patrick’s v St. Colmcille’s.
- ‘B‘ Football Championship Quarter Final on Saturday, 17th September at St. Colmcilles GAA Grounds, Pilltown at 5.30pm. St. Patrick’s v St. Vincent’s.
- Social Dancing returns to St. Patrick’s on Friday,26th September from 9pm until 12. Music on the night by Unity: Adm €10 including supper and raffle.
Stamullen Road Club
No races currently .. But watch this space for news of our dates for Fund Raising events which will be issued soon……
Bowls recommence after the summer break on Tuesday 6th September. Join us from 8-10 pm every Tuesday and Thursday in the GAA Centre, Stamullen. New members always very welcome. For more information contact Rose on 8412086.
St. Oliver’s School Reunion – Class of ‘96
A reunion marking the 20th anniversary of the class of ’96 leaving St. Oliver’s Community College is being organised for Saturday, 15th October 2016 in the Westcourt Hotel in Drogheda at 8pm. Tickets are now available for purchase from Reception in the Westcourt Hotel. For further information in regard to this event, please contact Maria Nestor (nee Brodigan) on 087970 7364.
The Club will start back to normal hours of 7.30-9 pm next Friday, 16th September. For more information contact Caroline 087-6796634.
Louth water safety – Lifesaving Classes
Louth Water Safety will hold lifesaving classes in Aura Pool, Drogheda for old and new pupils on Tuesday 13th September at 7 pm and on Thursday 29th September also at 7 pm. Ages from 12 upwards. No upper age limit. Please ring May on 087-2836238 for details of Tuesday classes and Brendan on 087-9435186 for Thursday classes. Why wait, the life you save could be your own!
Meath Alzheimer’s Branch
The Meath Alzheimer’s Branch is holding an Information Night in the Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells on Thursday, 22nd September at 7.30p.m. Guest speakers include Dr. Orla Quinlan Psychiatrist, Elaine Byrne Solicitor, Brendan Daly, Alzheimer’s patient and Maura Howley, Homecare. All are welcome, no charge. For more information Ph. Maggie on 0833934763.
Irish Blood Transfusion Service
The opportunity to give blood will arise at City North hotel, on 19th/20th September from 4:30-8 pm and Scoil Oilibheair Naofa Bettystown on Wednesday, 21st September from 5 – 8:30 pm.
Anam Cara, the national organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 21st September from 7:30 to 9:30 pm in B.A.S.E, Brackenstown Road, Swords, Co. Dublin. The guest speaker for the evening is Peter Hanlon. This is a free event open to all bereaved parents. As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for event, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 20th September or call the Information Line on 085 2888888.