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Sunday, 24th March 2019

Lenten Mass

Mass continues to be celebrated at 7 pm every Wednesday in Stamullen Church during the season of Lent.

This Mass provides an opportunity for those who work office hours to participate in the sacrament and to fulfil a Lenten duty.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  € 1107.00

Weekly Envelopes:    Julianstown €  270.00

Patron Day Stamullen: €  755.00


Fund Raising Committee – Ten Week Draw – Week Four

There was no draw last weekend.  We will have a double draw this weekend.

If you would like to take part in the Ten week draw please contact a promoter, or call 01-8412647.


Sacraments in the Parish:  Baptism

This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Samuel Adeleke, Victor Adeola and Martin, Hazel & Denzel Moyo.

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


School Ceremonies

The next DTIM Masses for First Communion candidates will take place next Saturday, 30th March. St. Patrick’s NS Mass at 6 pm in St. Patrick’s church, Stamullen and Whitecross NS Mass at 7 pm in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.


The final Mass will take place on Sunday, 23rd June, the Feast of Corpus Christi: St. Patrick’s NS will join the congregation at 10 am in St. Patrick’s church, Stamullen and Whitecross NS will join the congregation at 11:30 am Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.

All young parishioners who take their first Holy Communion this year are welcome.


First Communion Ceremonies will take place on Saturday, 11th May for St. Patrick’s NS and Saturday, 18th May for Whitecross NS.

We ask parishioners to pray for all children from our Parish who are preparing for these special occasions in their lives.


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).


Make a Wish Day 2019

Johnny McQuillan and family are holding the Annual Wish Cake Sale in the Parish Centre, Stamullen next weekend The cake sale is taking place in the parish rooms before and after mass on Saturday and Sunday on 30th and 31st March.  (Wristbands will also be on sale at €2 each)

If you would like to donate cakes, please contact Johnny.


Stamullen Road Club

Fixtures: Saturday – Ras Mhaigheo in Westport and Tour of Ards in Newtown Ards.

Sunday: Boyne GP at Gormalough, starting at 10 am

Sunday: McCann Cup at Fintona, Co. Tyrone

Sunday: Ras Lumni in Limerick.

Race Organisers are all hoping that (following a disastrous start to the new season), this weekend’s races will get  to endure much better racing conditions.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

Div 2.’A’ League Football on Sunday, 24th March at 10.30am in Carlanstown. St. Michael’s v St Patrick’s.

Under 14 Girls League on Sunday, 24th March at 2.30pm at GAA Grounds Stamullen.  St. Patrick’s v St Colmcille’s.

  1. Under 16 Girls League on Sunday, 24thMarch at 6pm at the GAA Grounds Stamullen.   St Patrick’s v Castletown.
  2. Under 12. Div.4.  Hurling League on Monday,25thMarch at 7pm at the GAA Grounds Stamullen. St Patrick’s/St. Colmcille’s v Dunboyne.
  3. Under 12. Div. 1.  Hurling League also on Monday,25thMarch at 8pm at the GAA Grounds Stamullen.  St Patrick’s v Dunboyne.
  4. Under 12 Boys Football League Round 1. on Sunday,31st  March at 10am in Dunderry. Dunderry v St Patrick’s.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 19/03/2019.  Numbers drawn: 18,20,22, 30. No Jackpot Winner. Weekly Winners: Lorraine Shanley, James & Ivan, Bridie Gilligan, Gerry Scully, Brian Arnold. Next week’s Jackpot: €3,400.


Golden Girls

Why not come along and join us on Monday mornings from 11am to 1pm in the Parish Centre, Stamullen for tea/coffee and good company. All very welcome.


Stamullen Bowls Club

Why not come along any Tuesday or Thursday from 8 to 10 pm to St. Patrick’s GAA Centre and see if bowls is for you..? Stamullen is proud to have a very successful club and we look forward to meeting new members….For more information contact Rose on 01-8412086.



Calling on qualified, experienced counsellors/psycho-therapists, ACCORD invites applications for the Certificate in Counselling (Marriage and Relationship), for the academic year 2019/20. It is validated by St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, is aligned to Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications, 20 ECTS, (Level 6 England, Wales and NI). Applicants must have: Degree/Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy, completed a minimum of 200 client hours and have a current supervised caseload, knowledge/experience of the Person Centred Approach.  Training is in Maynooth over eight weekends, September 2019 to June 2020. Application Criteria and Form: Closing date 31st May 2019. Please phone Drogheda Accord at 9843860 if you would like to speak with a counsellor for more information.


Diabetes Prevention Programme

Do you want to improve your Health and decrease the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes:  The HSE are offering a free Education Programme, aimed at people with increased risk factors in Navan Education Centre, Athlumney, Navan on Monday, 13th an Monday, 20th May from 10 am to 1 pm.  If you are interested inattending, please contact Mary McNally on 046-9420804 or e-mail for more information.


A Spring Day in Dalgan

The Story of Farming in Ireland with Dr John Feehan on Saturday, 6th April from 9.30am – 3.30pm (Registration 9.15am) in Columban Ecological Institute, St Columban’s, Dalgan, Navan, Co. Meath.  A drama in three acts: Act 1 is ‘The Story of Farming Past’ followed by questions and coffee at 11 am. Act 2 will tell us of ‘Farming Today’ and will be followed by lunch at 12.30pm. In the afternoon, we will head outdoors for a fieldwork session. Act 3 will be an attempt to peer into the mists of what ‘Farming in the Future’ will be.


Diocesan News

Young adults (18-40) are invited to a Retreat for Lent in Dalgan Park, Navan, 29th to 31st March:  Join us for Prayer, inspiring talks, friendship and joy in the faith, Mass, Adoration, time to reflect, confession.  Cost: donation (all meals & own room). Contact: Sr Úna 090-6481666  or

  • Medjugorje PilgrimageApril 24th for 7 nights, half board for €689. Contact Ann Buchanan on 085-8021382.
  • Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from 9thto 14th September 2019. Bookings can be made with Pilgrimage Abroad Ltd, Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2. Tel 01-6359300. email:


Duleek Feel Good Project

The Feel Good Project has two speakers on Tuesday, 26th March in the Courthouse Duleek.
Turn2Me will be giving a talk on the main floor about anxiety and depression in teenagers, and Bodywhys will be giving a talk in a private room upstairs about body image in children and teens. Both of these talks start at 7.30pm and are free to all members of the public.




Timely Reminder

Clocks spring forward one hour next Sunday, 31st March……!



St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 23rd       6:00 pm Thomas, Christina & Bridget McCausland

Jimmy Gough and his daughter Mary Gough

Patrick Caffrey

Sunday, 24th   10:00 am Josephine (Jodie) Hagan (MM)

Cora (4 Ann) and James Boylan (20 Ann)

Philomena Whearity (13 Ann)

Tuesday 10:00 am Gracie Farrelly & Breda Jackman

Wednesday 7:00 pm Lenten Mass

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Saturday, 30th    6:00 pm DTIM First Communion classes from St. Patrick’s NS

Ester Tallon

and deceased members of the Tallon family

Una Dunne & Anne Kelly

Sunday, 31st      10:00 am George (1 Ann), Dorothy & Frances Ryan

St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 23rd        7:00 pm Ben McKenna

Sunday, 24th     11:30 am Tommy & Frank McCann

and deceased members of the McCann Family

Myra Gaynor & Anthony Jackson

Patrick Cole (1 Ann)

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Friday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Saturday, 30th    7:00 pm DTIM First Communion classes from Whitecross NS

Joey & Ena Matthews

James & Kitty Galligan

Sunday, 31st       11:30 am Loretto Scanlon (11 Ann)

Noel Darker (2 Ann)

Michael McCormack

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