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Sunday 13th August 2017

Parish Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi

The Parish Pilgrimage to Rome takes place this week.  We pray for safe flights and a safe passage.

We trust that all will benefit from the many spiritual gifts that Rome presents.  Mass for the people of the parish will be offered at one of the major churches in Rome.  The pilgrims will return to Ireland on 16th August.                                        Fr. Declan


Fr. Adrian Blajuta

Fr. Adrian continues to minister in the parish and he will be with us for the month of August.

Fr. Adrian would like an opportunity to meet parishioners.  If you would like to meet him or would like to invite him to call to visit you, please pop into him in the sacristy after mass.


Ceremonies in the Parish:  Baptism

This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Zoe Bermingham, Matilda Gavin, Darcy Gilsenan and Pippa Smith

May these newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.

We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory: €            800.00

Envelopes:     Stamullen €            340.00

Julianstown €  230.00


CHY Certificates – Charity Relief for the Parish

Parishioners will be aware that, as a registered charity, the parish is eligible under the Revenue scheme to claim tax back on donations received.

Therefore we will be posting CHY4 Certificates over the next few weeks.  (This Certificate replaces the old CHY2 system). Parishioners who donated over €250 per annum should receive the Certificate.

Revenue have made some changes to the options available and one change is the option to complete a five year Certificate (CHY4).  We will print a blank CHY4 on the back of the CHY3.  Parishioners can complete their details on this form instead and return.  (You can opt out of this five year certificate at any time).

If you prefer to continue with the Annual certificate, this is not a problem, simply complete and sign the CHY3 for 2015 and/or 2016 and return.


We thank all parishioners for their continued support which is very much appreciated.


Knock Novena and Preparation Programme for World Meeting of Families 2018.

A special gathering to prepare for the World Meeting of Families will take place in Knock on Monday, 21st August during the Annual Novena of Our Lady of Knock.  The Diocese of Meath will be represented at the gathering by Oliver and Rosemarie Keating and their three young children Enda, Paul and Grace.  Families from around the country are invited to be present in Knock at this celebration.


The World Meeting of Families 2018 invites you and all your family to come along to the launch of the one-year programme of preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018 which will take place at the Knock Shrine, Co. Mayo on Monday, 21st August, the Anniversary of the Apparition of Our Lady. The WMOF2018 Official Prayer will be announced on this occasion. This day of celebration will include the celebration of the Eucharist, workshops and faith and fun activities for all the family. The WMOF2018 Icon will be presented at Mass in the Basilica at 3 pm and then begin its journey around the Dioceses of Ireland.


Young Adults! (18-40) Retreat

An invitation to come apart from your everyday concerns to reflect on the meaning of life.  Join us at St. Columban’s, Dalgan Park, Navan from 25-27th August (Fri eve – Sun afternoon).  Retreat theme: ‘I have come that you may have life and have it to the full’.  You can enjoy Peace, Holy Mass, joy in the faith, uplifting talks, adoration, walks in beautiful grounds, friendship.

Cost: donation (own room, all meals).  Contact: Sr Úna 090-6481666   Email:


Stamullen Tidy Towns 

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



Society of African Missions (SMA)

The SMA’s have written to acknowledge donations received from parishioners after their recent visit which amounted to €655.  The Society asked us to convey their thanks for your response to their message on Mission and your kind and generous donations towards their missionary work.


MS Ireland Church gate collection

The Meath branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland has been granted permission to hold its annual Church Gate collection this weekend Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August.


The Golden Girls

The Golden Girls are on a break for the month of August.  We will resume our meetings on Monday 4th Sept at 11 am Enjoy the holiday.


Stamullen Road Club

Club rider Cian Delaney has just had a superb week while competing in the World Police & Fire Games in Los Angelus, USA

His achievements include:  Bronze medal in the Criterium (short circuit race), Silver medal in the Hill Climb, Silver medal in the Road Race, Gold medal in the Time Trial.

Cian’s family come from Ballyboughal and they like all of his clubmates are absolutely delighted with his success. Craig Sweetman was also scheduled to compete in these games but unfortunately, he was injured in a pile-up while competing in Moynalty GP just prior to the departure date, suffering from many broken ribs along with a lot of other injuries and sadly he had to withdraw.

Fixtures: Saturday: Beechmount Cup at Kilmessan at 7 pm

Sunday: Collins Christle Memorial, Kilmessan at 12 noon


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 08/08/2017.  Numbers Drawn: 6,11,23,27.  Weekly Winners: Dave Gordon, Niall Sheridan, Gerry Scully, Brendan Storey, Conor & Grace Dawson.  Next week’s Jackpot:  €3,900.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Senior Football Championship on Sunday, 13thAugust  in Duleek at 6pm. St. Patrick’s v St. Peter’s Dunboyne.
  2. Social Dancing returns to St. Patrick’s on Friday,28th August at 9pm.  Music on the night by Matt Leavy.  Adm €10 including light refreshments.


Friends of Our Lady of Guadalupe

A group known as the ‘Friends of Our Lady of Guadalupe’ have launched a Campaign for One Million Rosaries and One Million Visits to the Blessed Sacrament to offer to our Lady of Guadalupe (Feast Day 12th December) to beg her for the Miracle which is needed to save the 8th amendment.

There is a sheet on the Noticeboard which you can complete if you wish to take part in this campaign.


Diocesan News

Trocaire Special collection

The proceeds from the recent  National Church collection in aid of 25 million people facing hunger crisis in east-Africa: Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia will be sent to the Trócaire office during the coming week.  Just over €140,000 has been received into the Meath Diocesan office so far for this special collection for east Africa.


Grandparents National Annual Pilgrimage to Knock

Everybody welcome to honour and thank  Grandparents alive and dead for all they have done for us down through the ages on September 10th at Knock Shrine from 2.30 pm.

Chief Celebrant Archbishop Eamon Martin.  Choir: Ballina School Choir and Dana will sing ‘Our Lady of Knock’.


Meath Diocese Pilgrimage to Knock

Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine at Knock takes place on Sunday 13th August. Led by Bishop Michael Smith. The choir for the Mass is the Meath Diocesan Choir.


Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Led by Most Rev. Michael Smith the pilgrimage will take place from 12th-17th September.  Fare, including return flights, five nights full board, taxes and travel insurance is €699. To book call Pilgrimages Abroad on 01-6359300.  Hospital Pilgrims please call Lily on 087-6978783.

  • If parishioners know anyone who would wish to travel and needs some help with the fare please contact Lily on 087-6968683


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen

Saturday, 12th                                            6:00 pm People of the Parish

Sunday, 13th                                        10:00 am William, Julia and Anthony Reilly

Cora Woods and Mary Murphy

Tuesday                                               10:00 am Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thursday                                            10:00 am Celebrants Intention

Saturday, 19th                                  6:00 pm Michael and Teresa Heffernan

Jane and Pat Connell

Tommy McCourt

Sunday, 20th  10:00 am Patrick Roe (4 Ann)



St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 12th     7:00 pm Madeline Darby

Kitty Galligan

Micheline Lappin Greene

Nancy Baxter

Sunday, 13th     11:30 am Rose, William, Rita & Liam Murtagh

Tuesday 7:00 pm Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Wednesday 10 am Celebrants Intention

Friday 10 am Celebrants Intention

Saturday, 19th  7:00 pm

Sunday, 20th  11:30 am Fursey O’Byrne

Patrick Mullins (7 Ann)


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