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Sunday, 17th February 2019


Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Una Murtagh, whose funeral took place in the Julianstown during the week.  We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  € 980.00

Weekly Envelopes:    Stamullen € 895.00

Julianstown € 350.00


Fund Raising Committee – Ten Week Draw – Week One

The Annual Ten Week Draw commences this week.

All welcome to pop in to the Parish Centre in Stamullen after 10 am Mass to take part.

We would like to sincerely thank all our promoters and their contributors for their participation each year.

If you would like to take part in the Ten week draw please contact a promoter, or call 01-8412647.


Ceremonies in the Parish:  Weddings  

We would like to congratulate Paula McKenna & Joseph Hampson who were married in Oldcastle this weekend.  We wish them every blessing for the future.



All are welcome to Adoration of the most Blessed Sacrament:

  • In Stamullen after10 am Mass every Thursday until 5pm.  (If you wish to add your name to the list, please contact Teresa on 087-6757581 or Sheila on 086-058580.)
  • In Julianstown on Wednesdays from 9 am and after 10 am Mass.  (Contact Josephine if you wish to add your name to the list).


Whitecross N.S.

The building of the new school will commence on Tuesday, 26th February.  Access to and from the school will remain as normal for now.  The footpath from St. Mary’s Church to the school will remain open for the duration of the build.  Children arriving late for school should enter by the front entrance only.  Construction of the new school will run until September 2020.  Any changes that may occur as a result of the building will be communicated as they arise.


St. Patrick’s NS

The children from St. Patrick’s are collecting Rugby stickers from Aldi supermarket.  A sticker is issued with every €30 spent which the children place on a Poster in School.  When the Poster is complete it will be sent to Aldi to enter the competition to win prizes for the school.

If parishioners receive stickers and would like to donate them to the school please place them in the box beside the Newsletters in the side Foyer in Stamullen church.


Julianstown Tidy Towns

Julianstown Tidy Towns are going to totally re-design the flower beds going up through the village over the next few months.  This will take a considerable amount of financial assistance and we hope that you will donate some funds towards the project.  This will give a ‘wow’ feeling to the village, add more colour and more importantly help our bees, butterflies and insects.

If you would like to donate, or give a hand, please contact Niamh on 086-347283 or Jackie on 087-6579884.


Julianstown Community Centre AGM

The Julianstown C.C. AGM will take place on Tuesday, 26th February at 8 pm.  Please come along and show your support for your local community centre. Run by the community for the community.   Volunteers needed.  Use it or Lose it ….!


Golden Girls

Why not come along and join us on Monday mornings from 11am to 1pm in the Parish Centre, Stamullen for tea/coffee and good company. All very welcome.


Stamullen Bowls Club

Why not come along any Tuesday or Thursday from 8 to 10 pm to St. Patrick’s GAA Centre and see if bowls is for you..? Stamullen is proud to have a very successful club and we look forward to meeting new members….For more information contact Rose on 01-8412086.


Stamullen Tidy Towns

Clean up continues every Saturday morning.  Why not join us and help us improve our village?  We meet every Saturday at Stamullen Church at 11 am.

Stamullen Road Club

Road racing will be starting up in early March.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

All County Hurling (Adult) League takes place on Sunday, 17th February at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 11am. St. Patrick’s v Rathmoylan.

  1. Under 13 Boys Inter County Football away  on Saturday, 23rd February at 1pm to Greystones Wicklow,
  2. Under 15 Boys  Inter County Football away on Saturday,23rd  February at 3pm to Baltinglass Wicklow.
  3. Membership of St.Patrick’s GAA Club for 2019 is now available from the Club Registrar or by calling into the Club any evening during the week.


Bingo night: Why not join us for a great Bingo night in the Club house on Sunday 17th at 8pm.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 12/02/2019.  Numbers drawn:1,15,19,25. No Jackpot Winner. Weekly Winners:Trev Dunphy, Anew McKnight, Geno O’Brien, Sean, Trev & Teresa, J & A. Next week’s Jackpot: €2,900.



Anam Cara

Anam Cara, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday, 20th February at 7:20pm in the Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents. As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for teas, coffees, etc, please RSVP to before Tuesday, 19th February or call the Information Line on 085-2888 888.



Join MAHS (Meath Archaeological and Historical Society) on  Wednesday, 20th February in the Ardboyne Hotel, Navan for the launch of Society’s Journal Riocht na Midhe 2019 by Dr Edel Bhreathnach, followed by lecture:  “The Great ‘Flu Epidemic, 1918-19” by Noel Campbell (National Museum). All welcome.  Inquiries to J. Clancy, PRO, 01-8259438; website


Days of Recollection St. Benedicts Priory, Cork

Join us on Saturday, 23rd February for Day of Recollection guided by the writings of the Servant of God, Mother Marie Adele Garnier (1838-1924), Foundress of the Adorers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Montmartre, OSB.  The theme this month is: The Beatitudes.  St. Benedict’s Priory, The Mount, Cobh, Co.Cork. The day begins at 9am with Holy Mass and Adoration.   First talk at 11 am. Day ends with tea at 3.30 pm.

Lunch provided.  Donations welcome to cover costs

To book your place or to arrange to stay in our retreat house at any time, please contact:  Mother Prioress:  021-4811354 or e-mail:


  • Divine Mercy Conference, Ardboyne Hotel Navan, Co.Meath on  Saturday, 2nd March from 11 am to 5:30 p Guest speaker: Brendan Walsh. Contact Ann Buchanan on 085-8021382.


  • Medjugorje PilgrimageApril 24th for 7 nights, half board for €689. Contact Ann Buchanan on 085-8021382.


Meath Befriending Service

Meath Befriending Service aims to reduce loneliness and isolation within County Meath by a weekly visit from a trained volunteer. For Further Information or to avail of the service Telephone Meath volunteer Centre at 046-9280790 or email:


Priory Institute

Registration is now open for the Priory Institute Spring Semester of studies, beginning on 2nd March 2019. Check their Website: Email: or Tel: 01-4048124.


Medjugorje Irish centre Pilgrimages

Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages are offering Pilgrimages from April to October  Seven nights B & B, airport shuttle service from Dubrovnik or Split for €279 per person sharing.  Book any flight, any time and we provide guaranteed airport shuttle service.  Call us for further information and to book dates that suit you.  Contact 01-4434510 or e-mail


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 16th  6:00 pm Lorraine Gregg

Sunday, 17th    10:00 am Patsy Mahon and his Parents

Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Saturday, 23rd      6:00 pm Imelda Mooney

and deceased members of the Mooney family

Margaret, Bernard & Tommy Sweeney

Sunday, 24th  10:00 am

St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 16th  7:00 pm Tom Leonard (1 Ann)

Sean McCann (1 Ann)

Peggy Campbell

Sunday, 17th    11:30 am Seamus Kennedy (1 Ann)

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Friday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Saturday, 23rd     7:00 pm John McEntee (MM)

Jack & Joe Jolley

Henry, Christina & Patrick McKenna

Sunday, 24th  11:30 am May Kelly (MM)

Margaret Hughes (1 Ann)



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