Sunday, 16th August 2020
Updates for parishioners on Covid19
Please remember to use the hand sanitisers on entering both churches.
In Julianstown the sanitiser unit is mounted on the wall on the left-hand side as you immediately enter the church.
In Stamullen the sanitiser is also mounted on the wall on the right-hand side on immediate entry.
Bishop Tom has indicated that parishioners should wear face coverings while attending Mass. We continually advise the same
At the moment the advice is that public singing, whether by choirs or congregations, should not take place.
We will endeavour to keep updating you, if and when new information becomes available.
Recordings of Sunday Mass are still available on the parish YouTube channel every Sunday at 11am. If you wish to join, you can Like and subscribe to:
You can also click the link at the bottom left corner of the parish webpage: sjparish.ie.
We invite you to place your offerings in the boxes provided at the entry or exit points to both churches.
You may also contribute via the parish website sjparish.ie, click the (red) give button and follow the instructions ensuring you select the box which gives 100% to the parish.
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 488.00
Stamullen € 276.00
Julianstown: € 632.00
St. Patrick’s Cemetery
Next Saturday 22nd Mass will be offered for all buried in St. Patrick’s cemetery, Stamullen.
At that Mass, water will be blessed and will be distributed in the Cemetery at a later date.
First Friday calls
We hope to resume first Friday calls in September subject to Government guidelines.
If parishioners know of anyone who would like Fr. Declan to call to them, please contact the Parish Office.
Parish (Ten!) Week Draw
The parish Draw takes place after 10 am Mass in the Parish Centre, Stamullen this Sunday. We finished on week Six so we will recommence there.
We propose that we run three draws this weekend (6, 7, 8) and two (9, 10) next Sunday 23rd in order to finish the draw and to minimise the indoor congregating of people.
Because of these restrictions the draw will be confined to promoters only, in order to maintain distancing of two meters.
Sacraments in the Parish:
We have dates available for Baptisms. Please contact the parish office for more information.
Please note dates advertised last week were incorrect. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
First Communion Ceremonies for children from Whitecross NS will take place on Saturday, 5th September at 11 am and 1 pm.
First Communion Ceremonies for children from St. Patrick’s NS will take place on Saturday, 12th September at 10 am, 12pm and 2pm.
We would like to alert parishioners to security at Moorechurch Cemetery.
We have been advised that unfortunately a car was broken into and items stolen last weekend.
Please don’t leave any items on view in your car and remain vigilant while you are visiting the cemetery.
St. Patrick’s Club – Lotto
Drawn on 11/08/2020. Numbers drawn: 1, 3, 12, 21.
Weekly Winners: Deborah Kelly, Colm Downey, Damo Scott, Aoife Bolger, Sandy Branagan. Next Week’s Jackpot: €8,500.
The Irish Catholic Newspaper
If you would like to purchase a copy of the Irish Catholic each week, please contact Carol at the Parish office (01-8412647 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org). The cost of the paper is €2 and will be available in both churches.
The Golden Girls
The Golden Girls hope to resume meeting in the Parish Centre, Stamullen on Monday, 7th September.
New members always welcome, so why not come along and join us any Monday from 11am to 1pm for tea/coffee and good company. All very welcome.
|Fr. Declan Kelly P.P.
|Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, 16th August 2020
|c/o Secretary: Carol
St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen
Saturday, 15th 11:00 am Feast of the Assumption
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
6:00 pm Celebrant’s Intention
Sunday, 16th 10:00 am People of the Parish
Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention
Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention
Saturday, 22nd 6:00 pm Mass for all buried in Stamullen Cemetery
Sunday, 23rd 10:00 am Jude Collier (1 Ann)
Matt Kavanagh (3 Ann)
St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown
Saturday, 15th 7:00 pm Murtagh Family, late of Smithstown
Thomas & Annie Reilly
Sunday, 16th 11:30 am Madeleine Darby
Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention
Friday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention
Saturday, 22nd 7:00 pm Micheline Lappin Greene
Tom Sweeney and Katie & Tommy Caffrey
Sunday, 23rd 11:30 am Patrick Mullen (10 Ann)