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Sunday 23rd April 2017

Easter – Thanks

A word of thanks to everyone who worked hard to prepare for the recent Easter Ceremonies in the Parish.

To all who took part in our ceremonies, and to all who prepared our parish churches, a warm, well earned word of thanks.


Workers Memorial Day – Friday 28th April

In Ireland in the ten year period between 2007 and 2016, 520 people were killed in work-related accidents and many thousands more severely injured.  Last year alone, 45 people were killed.  Please remember all victims in your prayers on Friday 28th April.


Annual Ten Week Draw

The Final draw took place last Sunday.

Congratulations to Winners:  €300: Rebecca Healy (Johnny McQuillan), €100: Mary Rowley (Paudge Moore) €50: Mick Martin (Tosh Murphy) and Promoters Prize: Christy Moore.


Thank you to all the promoters: Mary Clarke, Pauline Clarkin, Mary Courtney, Mary Davitt, Rita Gilligan, Nuala Kavanagh, Fr. Declan, Bridie Kirwan, Annette Leonard, Carol McKiernan, Martin McKenna, Johnny McQuillan, Annette Monaghan, Christy Moore, Paudge Moore, Tosh Murphy, Tommy Russell and Kay Tobin without their hard work and dedication the draw would not be a success and thank you to all the participants for your support.


Ceremonies in the Parish:  Baptism

This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Fiadh Barry, Abbie Mulholland, Dylan  Davis and Ben Monks.

May these newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend. We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.


Bingo Night

We are delighted to announce the next Parish Bingo Night will take place in the City North Hotel on Wednesday, 10th May at 8 pm.  Looking forward to seeing you all there ….



All welcome to spend some time in silent prayer before the Blessed Sacrament through the day in Julianstown on Wednesday from 9 am and continuing after 10 am Mass.

Adoration returns in Stamullen on Thursday 27th April after 10 am Mass  to 5pm.


Divine Mercy Novena

Divine Mercy Sunday will be celebrated in St. Peter’s Church, Drogheda on Sunday 23rd April at 3 pm.


Annual Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock

The annual Stamullen/Julianstown Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday, 21st 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 086-2309910 or Colm on 086-8056138 to reserve your seat. Non-Pioneers are VERY welcome to join us on this special day!!


The True Light Prayer Group

If you who have a desire to seek God in His word and in prayer why not come along to our Prayer Meeting on Tuesdays from 8-9.30pm in the Parish Centre, Stamullen.


St. Peregrine Healing Mass

A Healing Mass in honour of St Peregrine, Patron Saint for Cancer, will take place on Monday, 24th  April at 7.30 pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Skerries. The Sacrament for the Sick will be administered to those with cancer and related diseases along with the blessing of the relic of St Peregrine. All welcome.


Family Matters

Focolare Movement invites you to a day meeting dedicated to the them of family on Saturday, 29th April in the Aula Maxima, South Campus, Maynooth University from 10:30-4pm. €10 individuals and €20 for a family (bring a packed lunch), free parking.  Fore more information please check Noticeboards).  The day will offer you a chance to focus on this important theme, and hear experiences from a variety of situations.  


Stamullen Bowls

Bowls takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 8-10 pm in St. Patrick’s GAA Centre, Cock Hill Road. For information contact Rose on 018412086.

Stamullen Road Club

Last week at the Tour of the North at Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Cian Delaney had an excellent 7th placing in the opening Stage on Saturday morning in a field of 129 riders.  Then the team finished 2nd in the Time Trial on Sunday morning.

Fixtures: Sunday: Waller Cup races at Bohermeen, Co. Meath.  Senior A4 and Underage races at 10:30 and Senior A1-A2 & A3 races, starting at 1:30.  Sign on for all races will be at Bohermeen Community Centre.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 18/04/2017. No Winner. Numbers drawn: 3,7,16,30.  Weekly Winners: Maree Fox, James & Ivan Ryan, Pat McCormack, Carmel Finnegan, Una Collins. Next Jackpot: €2,300.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Div 1 ‘A‘ League on Saturday,22nd April at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7pm.   St. Patrick’s v Rathkeny.
  2. Ladies Senior League on Sunday, 23rdApril at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7pm. St. Patrick’s v Wolfe Tones.
  3. Under 14 Boys League on Thursday,27th April at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7pm.  St. Patrick’s v Moynalty/Carnaross.
  4. Under 12 Boys League on Saturday, 29thApril at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 2pm.   St. Patrick’s v Trim.
  5. Under 16 Boys League on Tuesday,25th April away to Moylagh at 7.15pm. St. Oliver’s v St. Patrick’s.
  6. 6. Social Dancing is back at Patrick’s GAA Centre on Friday, 29th April commencing at 9pm. Music on the night by Country Pride.  Adm €10 to include light refreshments.


Spanish Evening Classes

Evening Classes in Spanish will take place in Julianstown Community Centre from Wednesday, 26th April from 6:30-7:30 pm for Beginners,and 7:45-9:15 pm for  Intermediate (6 Weeks).  For more information contact Rosario on 089-2088790.


Meath Laterlife Network

Meath Laterlife Network are hosting free Roadshow Information Events for over 55s with experts on: Health at Home, Security at Home, Living at Home, Leaving Home. Taking place in the following locations: Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells on Tuesday 25th April at 10 am; St. Mary’s Community Centre, Julianstown on Tuesday 9th May at 10 am; The Third Age Centre, Summerhill  on Wednesday 24th May at 10 am; The Parish Hall, Ashbourne on Thursday 15th June at 10 am. For further information email or contact Jim on 086-6013659.  All are welcome.



The MAHS (Meath Archaeological and Historical Society) AGM takes place on Tuesday 25th April followed by Lecture – “Nicholas Tuite in the West Indies” by Peter Tuite at 8pm in Oldcastle Library. All welcome; inquiries to J.Clancy, PRO, 01 8259438


Meath Sports

Royal County 5km & 10km in Kells on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May at 10.30 am is now open for registrations. See for further details. Early bird (available until Thursday 27th April) €15 for 10km, €10 for 5km. All ages & abilities welcome.


Drugs Awareness Talk for Parents

Family Focus is a series of five, two and a half hour sessions on     alcohol and drug awareness in your community to be held in  Duleek Courthouse on Tuesdays May 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th and June 6th from 7.30pm—10pm

Steps to help keep teens safe from alcohol and drugs.  Get new information Learn new skills Use practical solutions Be assertive in your parenting, teach your children to make healthy choices

Meath Community Drug & Alcohol   Response Unit, 1, Haggard Mews Trim, Co. Meath. 086 4081511 E:     Community Awareness of Drugs.


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.


Friends of Autism and ADHD

New shop open in Millfield Shopping Centre, (outside unit beside Boston Belle). Come along and find a bargain and help a great cause.



Parish Pilgrimage

If you are interested in joining the Pilgrimage we would appreciate if you could return Booking Forms and relevant deposit as soon as possible as flights need to be booked.

We are travelling from 11th-16th August and the cost is €850 p.p.s. (€25  per night single supplement).


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