Sunday 1st May 2016
Pilgrimage to Holy Door, Navan
Stamullen & Julianstown Parish has been invited to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Door in St. Mary’s Church, Navan on Friday, 6th May.
On the Friday at 7:30 pm pilgrims are invited to make the “Path of Mercy” in the Church to the Holy Door and avail of the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation in Confession. Mass will begin at 8:30 pm, with refreshments available afterwards.
This pilgrimage fulfills the conditions for the Plenary Indulgence for the Jubilee Year. “Merciful like the Father”.
For more information please contact Carol at the parish office on 01-8412674 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Depending on numbers we would be happy to arrange a bus which would leave Stamullen and Julianstown Churches to travel to Navan. Please advise if you would like to avail of a bus.
Special Collection for Ukraine
We would like to thank parishioners for their donations to the special collection for the Church and people in Ukraine last weekend. A total of €1,020 was raised and this amount has been forwarded to Bishop Michael.
A total donation of €1,950 has been forwarded to Bishop Smith on behalf of the parish for this years Lenten Trocaire collection.
First Holy Communion
First Holy Communion ceremonies will take place in Stamullen next Saturday, 7th May and Julianstown on Saturday, 14th May.
We ask parishioners to pray for these children, and all the children from the parish, who are preparing to take their First Communion this year.
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 1050.00
Envelopes Stamullen € 315.00
Envelopes Julianstown € 270.00
Annual Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock
The annual Stamullen/Julianstown Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday, 15th May this year. The cost of the day is €30, and this includes tea/coffee and sandwiches on the way down in The Longford Arms Hotel. The bus will leave Stamullen at 7:45am, and Julianstown at 8am. Contact Ann on 01-8411267, Mary on 01-8418005, or Colm on 086-8056138 to reserve your seat. Non-Pioneers are VERY welcome to join us on this special day.
Fund Raising Committee
Ten Week Draw
Once again we would like to thank all who contributed to the ten week draw and thanks to all the Promoters A profit of €5,800 was raised.
Our next Bingo night on Wednesday, 25th May at 8 pm in the City North Hotel. Looking forward to seeing you all there ……
Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
Led by Bishop Michael, the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 12th-17th September. Cost, which includes Return flights, 5 nights full board, gov. Taxes and Travel Insurance is from €719. Contact Pilgrimages Abroad on 01-6359300.
To book on the Hospital Pilgrim Section please contact Lily Brangan on 087-6978783.
If parishioners know of anyone who would benefit from a trip to Our Lady’s Shrine but who might find the cost difficult at this time, please contact Lily on the above number.
Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Rome
Led by Most Rev. Michael Smith the Pilgrimage includes Papal audience or Angelus with Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square and a wide range of trips, (please see notice board for more details of this wonderful Pilgrimage). Reservations Mullingar Travel on 044-9340587 or e-mail email@example.com.
Camp Veritas is a one week ‘play and pray’ sleep away summer camp for teens 12-18 years old. It is being held in Maynooth University Campus from the 26th June to 1st July this year. If you are interested please log onto www.campveritas.com and follow the link. If you would like to be a volunteer at this camp you must be aged 18 and upwards. Again log onto www.campveritas.com and follow the link. Lots of fun and and lifelong friendships to be made and a chance to deepen your relationship with Christ Our Lord. A week not to be missed!!!!
Stamullen Bowls AGM
The AGM of the Bowls club was held on 21st April. The Officers are as follows: Chairman: Dave Hall, Asst: Percy Gilchrist, Treasurer: Niall Moore, Asst: Ann McConville, Sec: Ralph Bull, Asst: Ann McConville, PRO: Rose Mc Grath Selector: Dave Hall, Asst: Harry Daly.
Stamullen Bowls celebrates 25 years this year. During that time we have won many leagues. The Club has finished for the Summer but will return in September. New members will be very welcome.
Silverstream Priory – Weekend Cook reqired
The Benedictine Monks of Silverstream Priory in Stamullen are in need of a cook for the principal meal on Saturdays and Sundays. Hours: 10 am-1 pm. The person must be punctual, a non–smoker, capable of following recipes as required and of working in an atmosphere of quiet. Application may be made by email to the Father Prior at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by leaving a message with name and telephone number at 085-8376211.
Stamullen Community Alert AGM
The Stamullen Community Alert AGM will take place on Monday, 9th May at 8 pm upstairs in the function room in Whyte’s of Stamullen. All very welcome.
The Golden Girls are planning a trip to the Japanese Gardens, National Stud and Newbridge Silver on Tuesday, 10th May. Bus will depart from Stamullen. If you would like to join us please call Rosie at 8411065.
Julianstown Youth Orchestra
The Julianstown Youth Orchestra end of year concert takes place in the Barbican, Drogheda on Friday 6th May at 7.30pm. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Adults €10 and accompanying children are free of charge. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear both Junior and Senior orchestras perform.
St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News
- ’A’League Div 1. On Sunday 1st May in Kilberry at 3pm (time subject to change). Wolfe Tones v St. Patrick’s.
- ’B’League Div. 1 on Thursday, 5th May in Walterstown at 7.30pm. Walterstown v St. Patrick’s.
- Under 16 Boys Football League on Tuesday,3rd May at GAA Grounds, Stamullen at 7.30pm. St. Patrick’s v Carnaross.
St. Patrick’s Club – Lotto
Drawn on 26/04/2016. No winner. Numbers drawn:6,11,13,19. Weekly winners: Dinah Black, Clare Murphy, Betty Brodigan, Kay Russell, James Rowe. Next Crossbar draw: May 31st: €950. Next Draw: €5,800.
Stamullen Road Club
Last week at the Waller Cup races, Emmett Gorman finished (6th) in the Under 16 Race.
This weekends racing: Tour of Ulster 3-day, 4-stage race, based in Moy, Co. Tyrone. Ballinrobe 3-Day and Kanturk 3-Day
Star of the Sea AC
Star of the Sea A.C. are hosting their annual 5k Road Race on May 24th from 8pm to 8.30 pm. Please note there will be some traffic disruption in Stamullen village, Gormanston Road and Cockhill Road as. There will be plenty of marshals on the route, we hope to keep disruption to a minimum and apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
Live-in Homecare for the Elderly
Affordable Live-in Homecare provide live in carers for the elderly in your area. If you are looking for a live-in carer for your relative, please call Mary or Tom today on 087 9916791. Our website is www.alhomecare.ie.
Living with Arthritis or Fibromyalgia?
Then the Living well with Arthritis course is for you. 6 x weekly 2.5 hr sessions will take place in Trim Castle hotel from Monday, 9th to 27th June from 6:30-9 pm. Fee:€32 (€24 for medical card holders) e-mail: email@example.com or call 01-6470206 for more details.