Sunday 18th September 2016
Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Graham Walsh, Whitecross, Julianstown, whose funeral took place during the week and Peter Leonard, Balloy whose funeral will take place in Stamullen on Tuesday at 11 am. (Removal Monday at 7pm).
We remember the bereaved in our prayers.
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 845.00
Weekly Envelopes Stamullen € 315.00
Weekly Envelopes Julianstown € 380.00
Ceremonies in the Parish: Weddings
We would like to congratulate parishioners Ludmila Murasova & Kenneth Patchell who were married in Doolin, Co. Clare this week. We wish them every blessing for the future.
Adoration has resumed in Julianstown on Wednesday after 10 am Mass and on Thursday after 10 am Mass in Stamullen. All welcome, just come along….
We are inviting parents who would like to act as leaders or ‘helpers’ (handing out work sheets etc.) at children’s liturgy on Sunday mornings during 10 am Mass. If you would like to help please contact Colin at 087-9484216, any member of the Children’s Liturgy team or the parish office.
The True Light Prayer Group
Our Prayer Meeting take 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.
The Golden Girls
Trip to Mt. Usher on the 21st September, bus leaves Stamullen at 10.30 am arriving back 6pm approx. Cost €20.50 which entrance to the gardens…. Nathan Carter show in the TLT Theatre on 11th December. Tickets €32 can be purchased direct from the theatre & transport can be arranged by ourselves.
All trips out are open to guests outside of our group. For further information please contact Rose at 086 8377033.
Stamullen Tidy Towns
If you have an hour or two to spare (on any day) and would like to help out with Tidy Towns please contact any member of the committee and we will set up a rota for people who can provide occasional help.
Weekly village tidy takes place every Saturday. Meet at Stamullen Church at 11.
St. Patrick’s Club – Lotto
Drawn on 13/09/2016. No winner. Numbers drawn:7,11,14,22 . Weekly Winners: Kay Howard, Dinah Black, Tara Allen, Mark Sorahan, Keith Daly. Next Week’s Jackpot: €1,600. Next Crossbar draw: September 27th: €1,000
St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News
- ‘B’ Championship Quarter Final on Saturday, 17thSeptember at 5.30pm in GAA Grounds, Pilltown. St. Patrick’s v St. Vincent’s.
- Senior Football Championship on Saturday, 24thSeptember at 5.30pm in Ratoath. St. Patrick’s v Summerhill.
- Under 15 Boys Football League on Sunday,18th Sept at 11am in Dunderry. Dunderry v St. Patrick’s.
- Social Dancing returns to St. Patrick’s on Friday,25th September at 9pm. Music on the night by Unity. Adm €10 including supper and raffle.
Stamullen Road Club
With the Cycle Race season over for 2016, we are turning our thoughts to fund-raising for 2017.
The plan is that on Friday, 25th November we will be holding our annual Poker Classic in Whyte’s, Stamullen and this will be followed up on Saturday, 17th December with Monster Christmas Draw, again in Whytes.
We ask that all clubs’ please take note of these dates so as to avoid any clashes of fund-raising activities. Thanks.
Atomic Fitness – Defibrillator in Stamullen
Thanks to parishioners and all of the Atomic Fitness members who donated to help us collect a massive €6300! We raised enough money to buy TWO Defibrillators plus training equipment and medical bags for the Stamullen First Responder Group.
The community defibrillator is now installed on the church wall in Stamullen Village and the Defibrillator can be accessed by anybody at anytime. The unit lights up at night, has an anti-frost heater and is protected by a tamper alarm and CCTV cameras.
Also thanks to the following local businesses for helping us out with very generous donations and support Dee’s Barbers, Centra Stamullen, Alan McKenna Electrical, Whytes resturant, Stamullen Physio and Eric Ronan Photography.
Drama School Julianstown
Theatricality is a new Drama School which will operate on a Saturday from Julianstown Community centre. The mission of the school is to enable children to reach their full potential through creative expression and exploration, the development of new skills and capacities and the growth of self esteem and interpersonal skills all while having lots and lots of fun.
The facilitators, Michelle Reade and Réidin Dunne have over 20 years experience working with children and young people, they are actors directors and theatre makers. The school caters for aged 6-8, 9-12 and 12 plus. The school will facilitate children in speech articulation and voice control, performance techniques, developmental group work with a serious focus on serious fun!
For further information or to book a place contact Michelle on 0879416257 or email email@example.com. Looking forward to meeting you all.
Young at Heart – Fund Raising Bingo
Join us every Thursday night from 8 pm in Whyte’s of Stamullen for fun Bingo night with a great atmosphere. All very welcome.
Louth water safety – Lifesaving Classes
Louth Water Safety will hold lifesaving classes in Aura Pool, Drogheda for old and new pupils from Thursday 29th September at 7 pm. Ages from 12 upwards. No upper age limit. Please ring Brendan on 087-9435186 for Thursday classes. Why wait, the life you save could be your own!
Meath Alzheimer’s Branch
The Meath Alzheimer’s Branch is holding an Information Night in the Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells on Thursday, 22nd September at 7.30p.m. Guest speakers include Dr. Orla Quinlan Psychiatrist, Elaine Byrne Solicitor, Brendan Daly, Alzheimer’s patient and Maura Howley, Homecare. All are welcome, no charge. For more information Ph. Maggie on 0833934763.
Irish Blood Transfusion Service
The opportunity to give blood will arise at City North hotel, on 19th/20th September from 4:30-8 pm and Scoil Oilibheair Naofa Bettystown on Wednesday, 21st September from 5 – 8:30 pm.
Anam Cara, the national organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 21st September from 7:30 to 9:30 pm in B.A.S.E, Brackenstown Road, Swords, Co. Dublin. The guest speaker for the evening is Peter Hanlon. This is a free event open to all bereaved parents. As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for event, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 20th September or call the Information Line on 085 2888888.
East Meath Active Retirement Group
East Meath Active Retirement meetings are back on Thursdays in the Parish Rooms St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Julianstown at 2.30p.m. New Members welcome
Knitting for the homeless
The Sunflower Cafe knitting group are asking for donations of wool, in double knitting, aran and chunky weights. Donations can be left into the Sunflower Cafe in Sonairte, Julianstown anytime from Tuesday to Sunday.
Also if any knitters/crocheters are free on Tuesday mornings from 10am and would like to help with this project, the group meets at 10am. For further information please contact Eileen Butler on 086-7347789.
Bowls has returned. 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.
Columban Ecological Institute
On 8th October from 9:30-4 pm We are hosting an Autumn Day in Dalgan entitled ‘Where have all the flowers gone? The wonderful – and unseen – world of seeds and fruits.’ As usual, we will be guided by John Feehan who will share his unique and thought-provoking insights into the unseen and wonderful world of seeds, fungi and fruits. For more information contact Elizabeth at email@example.com. Places for this day are limited. The cost is €20, payable on the day. Participants are asked to bring a packed lunch. Suitable outdoor clothes, rain wear and walking boots are recommended. The day will go ahead whatever the weather.