Sunday 13th March 2016
Please note the Parish office will be closed on Thursday and Friday next, 17th and 18th March.
Items for the Newsletter will need to be in before 11am on Wednesday, 16th.
We are pleased to announce our next Bingo night on Wednesday, 25th May at 8 pm in the City North Hotel. Looking forward to seeing you all there …….
Ceremonies in the Parish: Baptisms
This weekend we welcome in baptism: Katie Boyle, Amy Lawlor and Reuben & Jacob Phillips. May these newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend. We welcome Katie and Amy into the Parish Community and ask parishioners to pray for them and their families.
Ceremonies in the Parish: Weddings
We would like to congratulate Lisa Hutcheson and Barry McAuley who were married in Stamullen on Friday. We wish Lisa & Barry every blessing for the future.
Please remember Funeral Masses, when they occur, will replace the Mass of the day.
On Sunday, Funerals will take place at the usual Mass times. Funerals therefore will take place at 10 am in Stamullen and 11:30 am in Julianstown (on a Sunday).
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 915.00
Envelopes Stamullen € 325.00
Envelopes Julianstown € 465.00
St Patricks Day – Offering
St. Patrick’s day, 17th March, 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.
Flower Society Stamullen Annual Collection
The Stamullen Flower Society will hold their annual collection this weekend 12th/13th March. This collection will support the continued supply of fresh flowers in Stamullen church throughout the year. Your contributions are greatly appreciated.
Adoration continues in Stamullen on Thursdays after 10 am Mass and in Julianstown on Wednesdays from 9 am. Join us and spend some time in silent prayer before the Lord.
We had a lovely day last Saturday in the Parish Center Stamullen. Join us on Wednesday in Whyte’s from 7:30 pm as our Alpha sessions near their conclusion…..
True Light Prayer Group
We meet every Tuesday night in the Parish Center, Stamullen from 8 to 9.30 pm. Come and join us for praise, worship and scripture reading. All are very welcome.
The annual Blessing of Graves will take place after 10 o’clock Mass on St. Patrick’s Day. Please alert anyone living outside the parish of these arrangements. It is anticipated that ll Graves will be inpristine conditiona, as they are every year.
The Cemetery committee will place a box for donations at the gate. These donations will go towards the up-keep of the cemetery for the coming year. The Annual cemetery Mass will take place in June. More details to follow later.
Stamullen Road Club
Saturday: Tour of Ards and Ras Maigheo Youth 2-Day
Sunday: Boyne GP at Gormalough (outside Slane). Senior A2 Race starts at 10:30 (84km),
Senior A4 Race at 10:33 (60km)
Senior A1 Race starts at 12:45 (96km), Senior A3/Junior Race starts 12:48 (72km).
Don’t forget – Stamullen Weekend of Cycle Races
Saturday 9th April: Pat Howard Memorial at Balscadden
Sunday 10th April: Stamullen GP Races (Stamullen)
If you have any spare time and would like to assist with these races, please contact any club member. This would be appreciated.
St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News
- Under 12 Boys Football League on Sunday 13thMarch at 3.30pm at GAA Grounds Stamullen. St. Patrick’s v Walterstown.
- Under 16 Girls League on Sunday, 13thMarch at 5pm at GAA Grounds, Stamullen. St. Patrick’s v St. Ultan’s.
- Membership of St. Patrick’s GAA Club is now available for 2016. Closing date 31stMarch. Registrar Brendan Byrne is at the Club every Saturday morning from 10am to 1pm.
- Date for the Diary: DATE FOR THE DIARY Social Dancing atSt. Patricks GAA Centre on Friday 1st April, 2016. Dancing 9pm to 12. Adm. €7. Refreshments served. Music by Unity.
St. Patrick’s Club – Lotto
Drawn on 08/03/2016. No Winner: Numbers Drawn: 9,12,27,30. Next Crossbar draw: March 29th – €850. Weekly Winners: Bolger Grandchildren, Septa Lindsay, Niall Mooney, Thomas Russell, Michelle McKiernan. Next Weeks Jackpot: €5,100.
Public Meeting for Gormanston
All residents are warmly invited to attend a public meeting in St. Patrick’s GAA Club, Stamullen on Tuesday 15th March 2016 at 8 pm to get on update on community initiatives that the Gormanston Community Association is advancing, including Community Text Alert, Beach Clean-up and Meath anti-litter initiative for roads. Also included will be a presentation by An Garda Siochana on Personal, Home and Community Security.
Laudato Si’ & Biodiversity Conference
Columban Ecological Institute, St. Columban’s, Dalgan are offering a conference entitled Laudato Si’ and Biodiversity on 19th March from 9:30 am to 4 pm. Cost for the day is €30 and includes morning tea/coffee and lunch. Contact Elizabeth at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope that you can join us for another very enjoyable and informative sharing on how we can make care for the earth, as outlined in Laudato Si’ become part of our everyday lives. Please see Timetable with more details on the Noticeboard.
Gormanston Beach Clean-up
Gormanston Community Beach Clean-up for the ‘Off-Season’, is on the 1st Saturday of the Month only, up to April 2016 inclusive.
Please support your next monthly clean-up at 10 am on Saturday, 2nd April at Delvin River Viaduct. All equipment supplied in co-operation with Meath Co Co.