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Sunday, 15th January 2016

R. I. P.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Eithne McCourt whose funeral took place during the week, Kevin O’Reilly whose funeral takes place on Sunday in Stamullen. Eric Ronan Snr., whose funeral takes place in Stamullen on Monday and Stephen Jordan, whose funeral took place in Donabate recently.  We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory: €       920.00

Envelopes Stamullen €       315.00

Envelopes Julianstown €       310.00



  • Do This In Memory (DTIM) Masses for children preparing for First Communion will take place next Saturday, 21stJanuary at 6 pm in Stamullen (St. Patrick’s NS) and 7pm in Julianstown (Whitecross NS).


St. Pauls Missals 2017

A small number of Missals are still available in both churches.  The cost of a Missal is €7. 



All welcome to spend some time in silent prayer before the Blessed Sacrament any Thursday in Stamullen from 10am to 5pm and through the day in Julianstown on Wednesday from 9 am and continuing after 10 am Mass.


The True Light Prayer Group

Our Prayer Meeting takes place on Tuesdays from 8-9.30pm 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.

All welcome,  bring a friend.


Stamullen Road Club

Cycling Ireland have allocated Saturday 8th April 2017 for the John Reilly Memorial Cycle Race which will start and finish at Balscadden, route Balscadden, Gormanston, Stamullen, Balscadden.

Stamullen GP Cycle Races will be held the following day (Sunday) 9th April. These races will be held over laps of the usual circuit, Stamullen, Gilligans Cross, Naul, Balgaddy, Grangemount, Balscadden, Gormanston, Stamullen.

Any readers who might be interested in helping out over this particular weekend with stewarding, please contact any club member


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 10/01/2017. No winner. Numbers drawn: 4,18,19,20. Weekly Winners: Alfie & Bernie Wogan, F. Genockey, Ann Sarsfield, Dinah Black, Angela Sheridan.  Next Jackpot: €3,100. Next Crossbar draw: 31st January €1,000.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Social Dancing returns to St. Patrick’s GAA Centre on Friday the 27thJanuary from 9pm – 12.  Music on the night by Brian Mc Dermott.  Adm €10 to include light refreshments.
  2. Dancing Jive Classes starting at St. Patrick’s GAA Club, Cockhill Road, Stamullen, on Monday 23rdJanuary from 8.30– 10pm for 5 weeks.   Classes suitable for beginners and improvers.  All welcome. Fee €50 for the 5 weeks payable on the first night. Further information about the courses at week jive courses/ Advance reservations:


Young at Heart

Bingo starts again on Thursday, 19th January in Whyte’s Pub and continues every Thursday night at 9 pm.


Irish beginners/intermediate

Classes resuming shortly.  Join us for a cūpla focal! Upstairs in Whyte’s pub, Stamullen.

Email for further information.   Tá faile roimh chách!  All are welcome.  Junior Cert/Leaving Cert students are welcome as well!


Stamullen Bowls

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.


Drogheda & North East Samaritans

Would you be interested in becoming a Samaritan Volunteer?  If so, please come along to our Information sessions to find out what is involved.  Sessions take place on Tuesday 17th January at 7.30pm or Saturday 21st January at 11 am at No.2 Leland Place, Stockwell Street, Drogheda.  Contact 041-9843844 (10 am-1 pm).  E-Mail:


Goal Mile

Thank you to all who came out on St. Stephen’s Day and supported the Goal Mile at St Patrick’s GAA Club, Stamullen. A great morning was had by all, old and young took to the track to run walk or jog and €815 was raised for Goal to help some of the world’s poorest and most desperate people. We enjoyed tea and scones in the clubhouse afterwards and it was good to catch up with neighbours, friends and visitors to the parish. Special thanks to St Patrick’s GAA Club for all their help, use of their clubhouse and donating tea, coffee and cups. Thanks to Brendan Meade and Star of the Sea Athletic Club too, they are out in force every year.


Meath Archaeological & History Society

MAHS: Annual talk on the Leaving Cert History Syllabus by Dr Patrick Callan, on Thursday 26th January in St. Patrick’s Classical School, Navan, at 8pm. Students, Teachers, Parents all welcome.  Inquiries: contact J. Clancy, PRO (018259438).


Age Action – Silver Surfer Awards

Age Action together with new sponsor eir are making waves to find Ireland’s top Silver Surfers. The awards celebrate and showcase older peoples’ use of the internet and technology as well as the volunteers who teach these skills.

The awards will be presented by broadcaster Baz Ashmawy and his mother Nancy on Tuesday 28th March at the eir Building, 1 Heuston South Quarter, St. John’s Road, Dublin 8.

This year we are looking for enthusiastic people over the age of 50 who have an interesting story to share about how they use their computer and the internet and who will become a role model to inspire more older people to embrace technology.

We are calling on people across Ireland to nominate a friend, neighbour or relative who uses technology for pleasure or as a way to enhance the quality of their life.

This is the eighth year of the awards and there are five award categories.

The public can nominate someone for an award by filling in a form online at or by phoning Anne-Marie in Age Action on 01 475 6989.


Helping the Drogheda Homeless

Thanks to all who donated toiletries in both churches for distribution to the homeless.  There was a great response to the request.  All donations have been given to Homeless Aid in Drogheda who were very grateful.



Family Carers Ireland

Family Carers Ireland are offering the QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Award in our area, based on demand, in February 2017.  One Day Topic Specific workshops also available.  For more info contact 0579322920.



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