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Sunday, 1st June 2019


Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Luke McGuirk, Gormanston,  whose funeral took place in Julianstown during the week.

We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  €   830.00

Vocations collection:    Stamullen €   435.00

Julianstown: €   315.00


Exams 2019

We remember all our young parishioners about to sit the Junior and Leaving Certificate Exams.  A prayer to the Holy Spirit on their behalf would be most appreciated…..

  • We have a small number of Mass cards for Exam success available in the Sacristy. €5 each.


First Friday Calls

  • First Friday callsfor June will take place next Thursday, 6th June.
  • If you know of anyone in the parish who would welcome a visit from Declan, please contact the parish office to include them on the list.
  • If you know of any parishioners in hospital who would appreciate a visit from Fr. Declan, please let us know.


Moorechurch Cemetery

Cemetery Sunday in Moorechurch Cemetery will take place on Sunday, 7th July at 11:30 am.


Stamullen Cemetery

Mass in Stamullen Cemetery will take place on Friday, 21st June at 7:30 pm.


Kilsharvan Cemetery

Blessing of Graves in Kilsharvan Cemetery will take place on Tuesday, 9th July at 7:30 pm.


  • Please alert those outside the parish to these dates.


Adoration Stamullen

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).


St. Anthony’s Novena

Join us in St, Peter’s Church, West Street, Drogheda for St. Anthony’s Novena from Wednesday, 5th to Thursday 13th June at 10:30 am and 7:30 pm Daily (except Saturday, 8th when masses will be 10:30 am and 6:15 pm).

Then on Sunday June, 9th Mass at 11 am and Holy Hour at 7:30 pm.

Finally on, Thursday, 13th June: Blessing of Lilies at both Masses, Blessing of Children at 4 pm, Closing Mass at 7:30 pm.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Bishop Deenihan will lead the 2019 Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes which takes place from 9th to 14th September 2019.

Bookings can be made with Pilgrimage Abroad Ltd, Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2. Tel 01-6359300. email: (See Noticeboards for more information).


Meath Lourdes Hospitality Group

If parishioners know any Hospital pilgrims who would like to travel with the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, from 9th to 14th September, and need some help with the fare, please contact Lily on 087-6978783.


Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock

Led by Bishop Tom Deenihan with the Meath Diocesan Choir.  Confession from 11 am to 5 pm.  Anointing of the Sick at 2:30 pm.  Pilgrimage Mass at 3 pm followed by Benediction, Rosary, Procession to the Shrine and Blessing of Religious objects.  For further details contact For details of supports for elderly and invalids phone:  094-9388100.


Lough Derg three Day Pilgrimage

1st to 3rd July.  Bus leaving Park Hotel, Mullingar at 8.30 am on 1st July.  Contact 044-9374818.


Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Bishop Deenihan will lead the 2019 Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from November 4th to 12th. Full details will be available shortly. Enquiries to MAP Travel at 01-8783111 or e-mail: or Gerry MacCormack at 042-9667314.



The opportunity to give blood will arise at Scoil Oilibhéir Naofa, Bettystown on Thursday, 13th June from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.  It is important that we remember that many patients in hospitals need our blood, and this need never ceases.


Stamullen Road Club

Last Sunday at Emyvale GP it was yet again young Aoibhinn Sharkey who visited the podium to pick up 3rd prize. It’s nice to see the younger members coming to the fore. The senior members competed in the afternoon race also in Emyvale.

The club is always open to new members and at present there is great interest in the off-road events with emphasis on Leisure.  If interested please contact any club member.

This week’s events –

Saturday: Red Hand Trophy Race – Ballymena.

Saturday/Sunday: Orwell Wheelers CC 2-Day at Beehive, Wicklow.

Sunday: The Dunloy GP at Dunlo.

Monday: Youth Racing at Corkagh Park, Dublin at 7:30 pm.

Tuesday: Mondello races at 7 pm & Ardee CC Ferdia League, Ardee 7 pm.

Wednesday: Banbridge GP at 8 pm.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. ‘A’ League Div. 2 Adult Football takes placeon Sunday 2nd  June at GAA Grounds, Stamullen at 12  St. Patrick’s v Carnaross.
  2. Under 14 Div. 2 Boys Football League takesplace in Kilbride at 7pm on Wednesday, 5th June.  Kilbride v St. Patrick’
  3. U12 Hurling League Roinn A takes place at 2pm in Ashbourne.  Donaghmore/Ashbourne v St.Patrick’
  4. Cake Sale: Our Junior teams will hold a Cake Sale in the Parish Centre next Saturday and Sunday before and after Mass.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 28/05/2019. See Our Facebook Page for details. Next week’s Jackpot: €4,400.


Duleek Fair Weekend

Duleek Fair Weekend takes place from Friday, 28th until Sunday, 30th  June with fun, entertainment and activities for people of all ages. There will be several stalls on the village green on the Sunday. Any local businesses or community groups  or crafters who would like a stall, or any artists interested in having paintings at the Art exhibition  please contact 0866086621 or 0861050159 or email


Free basic iPhone, iPad, Smartphone, Tablet Class

Free class will be starting in St. Patricks GAA Centre on Tuesday, 21st May from 10 am to 12 pm.  If you would like to book a place please call Angela on 046 9280790.


Fleadh Laighean

Fleadh Laighean (Leinster Fleadh) takes place in Athboy/ Ráth Chairn 8th-14th July 2019. As part of this week of events, organisers are delighted to announce a series of free inclusive workshops for people with additional needs, facilitated by music and dance therapists. Please find application forms online at . Send forms to or Smyth’s Post Office, Main Street, Athboy.



Exciting opportunity to avail of 19.5 hours work placement in your local area. Meath Partnership is currently seeking to expand the number of participants on the Tús Scheme. Tús is a one year community work placement scheme for people who are unemployed for more than twelve months and in receipt of a jobseeker’s payment. Participants receive a top up payment, while maintaining all secondary benefits. Minimum payment is €225.50 per week. You will also receive dedicated one to one career support, C. V. preparation, interview skills and accredited training throughout the year.  If you are interested, please contact Tús Office, Meath Partnership on 046-9280790 Ext 252 for full details.


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 1st    6:00 pm People of the Parish

Sunday, 2nd       10:00 am Andrew & Imelda Mooney

Tuesday – No Mass today –

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Saturday, 8th   6:00 pm Paddy Byrne (25 Ann)

George Cooke (11 Ann)

Sunday, 9th    10:00 am Alan Bonner (2 Ann)

John O’Byrne Snr

Peggy (1 Ann) and John & Edward Nealon


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 1st      7:00 pm Paddy Kelly (3 Ann)

Sunday, 2nd           11:30 am Donal Myles & Daniel Rock

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Friday 10:00 am List of the Dead

Saturday, 8th    7:00 pm Eileen & Kit Casey

Sunday, 9th   11:30 am

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