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Sunday, 22nd January 2017

R.I. P.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Patricia O’Rourke whose funeral took place during the week.   We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory: €       955.00

Envelopes Stamullen €       265.00

Envelopes Julianstown €       485.00


First Communion / Confirmation preparatioon

  • The next Do This In Memory (DTIM) Masses for children preparing for First Communion will take place on Saturday, 4thMarch at 6 pm in Stamullen (St. Patrick’s NS) and 7pm in Julianstown (Whitecross NS).
  • Confirmation Candidates from Whitecross school, together with their parents/guardians, are invited to attend Mass at 7 pm in Julianstown next Saturday, 28th


St. Pauls Missals 2017

Missals are still available in both churches.  The cost of a Missal is €7. 


Safeguarding Children

All leaders/helpers involved in Children’s Liturgy are asked to complete a Garda Vetting form which is available in the Sacristy. Completed forms can be marked for the attention of Carol or Stephen and left in the Sacristy for collection, or posted  to the Parish Office, by Sunday, 29th January.


When all forms are completed they will be posted to the Safeguarding Team in the Bishop’s Office. Each individual will then be sent an e-mail inviting them to complete the process on-line themselves.  It is very important that all adults involved in parish activities with children and vulnerable adults, complete this form.  Thanks.



All welcome to spend some time in silent prayer before the Blessed Sacrament any Thursday in Stamullen from 10am to 5pm and through the day in Julianstown on Wednesday from 9 am and continuing after 10 am Mass.


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.

Join us for prayer, praise and scripture.  All welcome,  bring a friend.


Stamullen Road Club

Cycling Ireland have allocated Saturday 8th April 2017 for the John Reilly Memorial Cycle Race which will start and finish at Balscadden, route Balscadden, Gormanston, Stamullen, Balscadden.

Stamullen GP Cycle Races will be held the following day (Sunday) 9th April. These races will be held over laps of the usual circuit, Stamullen, Gilligans Cross, Naul, Balgaddy, Grangemount, Balscadden, Gormanston, Stamullen.

Any readers who might be interested in helping out with stewarding, please contact any club member.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 17/01/2017. No winner. Numbers drawn: 3,6,14,29.  Weekly Winners: Una Collins, Johnny Smyth, L & S Baxter, James Boylan, D. McGeough.  Next Jackpot: €3,200. Next Crossbar draw: 31st January €1,000.




Ballet Classes

Junior/beginner Ballet class takes place on Tuesday at 3 pm in Parish Centre, Stamullen. Phone: Clare at 087-2636124


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Social Dancing returns to St. Patrick’s GAA Centre on Friday the 27thJanuary from 9pm – 12.  Music on the night by Brian Mc Dermott.  Adm €10 to include light refreshments.
  2. Dancing Jive Classes starting at St. Patrick’s GAA Club, Cockhill Road, Stamullen, on Monday 23rdJanuary from 8.30– 10pm for 5 weeks.   Classes suitable for beginners and improvers.  All welcome. Fee €50 for the 5 weeks payable on the first night. Further information about the courses at week jive courses/ Advance reservations:


Drogheda & North East Samaritans

Would you be interested in becoming a Samaritan Volunteer?  If so, please come along to our Information sessions to find out what is involved.  The next session takes place on Saturday 21st January at 11 am at No.2 Leland Place, Stockwell Street, Drogheda. Contact 0419843844 from 10 am to 1 pm. E-Mail: droghedasams


Irish beginners/intermediate

Classes resuming shortly.  Join us for a cūpla focal! Upstairs in Whyte’s pub, Stamullen.

Email for further information.   Tá faile roimh chách!  All are welcome.  Junior Cert/Leaving Cert students are welcome as well!


New bus Route from Stamullen into Balbriggan

Flexibus Local Link are running a new bus service which is running from Stamullen, through Gormanstown and Millfield Shopping centre, to Balbriggan, and return. The bus route runs everyday including weekends. A bus timetable is posted on the Flexibus Local Link website in the blog section.  (We are waiting for timetables which we will leave in the Church).


Meath Archaeological & History Society

MAHS: Annual talk on the Leaving Cert History Syllabus by Dr Patrick Callan, on Thursday 26th January in St. Patrick’s Classical School, Navan, at 8pm. Students, Teachers, Parents all welcome.  Inquiries: contact J. Clancy, PRO (018259438).


Age Action – Silver Surfer Awards

Age Action together with new sponsor eir are making waves to find Ireland’s top Silver Surfers. The awards celebrate and showcase older peoples’ use of the internet and technology as well as the volunteers who teach these skills.

The awards will be presented by broadcaster Baz Ashmawy and his mother Nancy on Tuesday 28th March at the eir Building, 1 Heuston South Quarter, St. John’s Road, Dublin 8.

This year we are looking for enthusiastic people over the age of 50 who have an interesting story to share about how they use their computer and the internet and who will become a role model to inspire more older people to embrace technology.

We are calling on people across Ireland to nominate a friend, neighbour or relative who uses technology for pleasure or as a way to enhance the quality of their life.


Fill in a form online at or call Anne-Marie in Age Action on 014756989.




Family Carers Ireland

Family Carers Ireland are offering the QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Award in our area, based on demand, in February 2017.  One Day Topic Specific workshops also available.  For more info contact 0579322920.

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