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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.


Sunday Mass

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: PvkOw.


You can also click the link at the bottom left corner of the parish webpage:


Weekend Collections

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, 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

Weekly Envelopes:

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.


First Communion

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.


Moorechurch Cemetery

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  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.
Preston Hill,


‘:  01-8412647


Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday, 16th August 2020


c/o Secretary: Carol

9:30-12:30 Monday-Friday

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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

Fursey O’Byrne

Tom Sweeney and Katie & Tommy Caffrey

Sunday, 23rd                          11:30 am                Patrick Mullen (10 Ann)

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