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Sunday, 25th November 2018


Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Tony Leahy, Yvonne Dunne and Lou Courtney whose funerals took place in the parish this week.  We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


Solemnity of Christ the King,

To mark the Solemnity of Christ the King,  all are welcome to join Bishop Deenihan and the priests of our Diocese for Evening Prayer and Benediction at the Cathedral of Christ the King on Sunday, 25th November at 5pm.


Fund Raising Committee

Our annual Christmas Bingo will take place in the City North Hotel on Wednesday, 5th December.  Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Bingo: Raffle

We will be holding a Raffle on the night of the Bingo and we would appreciate any donations towards same.  Donations can be festive themed: Christmas Cakes, Pudding, Bottles, sweets, gifts, etc.  Donations can be left in the sacristy or in the parish office.



We would like to thank Diarmuid Everard and his team at Printcom, Coolock, for providing the fantastic advertising our upcoming Bingo, and thanks to Paudge Moore, for erecting them.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  €           785.00

November offering:    Stamullen €         445.00

Julianstown € 560.00

€820 was collected for WMOF2018 and has been forwarded to Bishop Deenihan.  We would like to thank parishioners for their contributions.


List of the Dead

Please be sure to submit your list before the end of November. You can leave envelopes in the boxes provided, during Mass times only, or drop into the parish office


St. Paul’s Missals

We have a limited number of St. Paul’s Missals available for sale in the Sacristies and the Parish Office.  The cost of a Missal is €7 again this year.


Sacraments in the Parish:  Baptism

This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Grace Nolan, Sienna Rose O’Loughlin and Luke & Henry White.  May these newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.   We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.


Christmas Cards

A selection of Christmas Day Mass Cards are available for sale at €2 each from the sacristies and the Parish office.



All are welcome to Adoration of the most Blessed Sacrament:

  • In Stamullen after10 am Mass every Thursday.  (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)


Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue & Recovery

Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service will hold a church gate collection this weekend outside both churches.


St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent dePaul Collection will take place outside both parish churches on the weekend of 1st and 2nd December.


We will also have our St.VdeP Giving Trees in both churches this year.  We invite parishioners to leave new, unwrapped gifts for children and adults in the church during mass times.  All items collected will be distributed locally.


Benedictine Monks of Silverstream Priory: 

The Benedictine Monks of Silverstream Priory invite the clergy, religious and layfold of the Diocese to join them for Vespers, Homily and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament at 5 pm on the first three Sundays of Advent, December 3rd, 10th & 17th  and December 8th – the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.


Art Group – Christmas Fair

The Stamullen Art Group will host an Exhibition and sale of Art and Crafts in the Parish Centre, Stamullen on the weekend of 1st and 2nd December.


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.


WMOF2018 – Meath Volunteers: Reunion

A reunion of the WMOF volunteers from around the diocese of Meath is being organised for Friday, 30th November at 7:30pm in St Mary’s, Navan. Volunteers are invited to a Liturgical gathering led by Bishop Deenihan followed by a social function during which a commemorative publication will be launched to mark the commitment of so many volunteers from our diocese.  Check the sign-up/registration at: wmof2018reunion.


Mission Awareness:

If you are interested in being part of a new Mission Team in Meath Diocese to promote and foster mission awareness at home and overseas, please come along and join us for a meeting on Tuesday, 27th November at 7.30pm at Columbans in Dalgan Park Navan. All are welcome.


For further information please contact Fr Tony Gavin on 087/4136270 or email


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

Please check our Facebook page for information.


Stamullen Road Club

  • Christmas Poker Classic €25,on Friday 30th November in Whyte’s, Stamullen.  I wish to acknowledge and thank everyone who have kindly offered their help with the promotion of this Poker Classic.  It will be the first time without our beloved Gaybo, but we will do our best on the night and keep him in our thought’s.


  • Whyte’s Pub-Restaurant Christmas Draw,with profits being donated to Stamullen Road Club, will be taking place on Saturday, 22nd December in Whyte’s. Sincere thanks to the following businesses for selling tickets: Kay’s Stores, Greenanstown, Launderland Stamullen, Dee’s Barbers, Centra Supermarket, Shane Curran’s Butchers.  The tickets are available at €2 each or a Book of three for €5. First prize this year will be €500 cash, 2nd €300 and 3rd €200 with more very seasonal prizes, total (10).


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 20/11/2018. Numbers drawn: 13,14,17,23. No Winner. Royal House Draw:  €50 Martin Corr (c/o P Ryan) has won €100 ticket for the Meath GAA  ‘House Draw’ or €50. Next Week’s Jackpot: €1,900


Gormanston Beach Clean-up – Saturday

Please note the clean up of Gormanston Beach will take place at 10 am at Delvin River Viaduct on Saturday, 1st December.

Clean up generally runs from the Delvin River’s Bremore Beach to Ben Head cliffs.  All equipment supplied in co-operation with Meath County Council.


Drogheda Special Olympics

Drogheda Special Olympics Club are recruiting new volunteers.

The club provides sports training and competition for athletes with an intellectual disability. If you have some free time please consider joining our volunteer team.  For more information please contact – Club Secretary 083-0527492.


Young at Heart Christmas Party

Join ‘Young at Heart’ on Friday, 7th December at 8:30 pm in Whyte’s of Stamullen.  Chrismas Dinner (first class food as always). Music by the ever popular “”Ray Murtagh”.  Tickets (limited number) €20 per person.  (No age limits…) Contact Kathleen on 086-3702869.


Drogheda Community Services Coffee Morning

Drogheda Community Services Centre, Scarlet Crescent, Drogheda, Co. Louth are holding a Coffee Morning, Cake & Crafts sale, in aid of our Day Care Centre for Older People on Friday, 30th November 2018 from 10am until 12pm.  Admission €2.  Everybody is welcome.



St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 24th        6:00 pm Gretta Curran

John Smyth (9 Ann)

Mary McCourt

Sunday, 25th     10:00 am Josephine & Ciaran Cooke and Sean Caffrey

Tom Power

Joe Lennon

Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Saturday, 1st December 6:00 pm Gabriel Folan (MM)

Peter & Annie White, Richard & Sarah Thorne

Agnes, Mary and Frankie Dunphy

and deceased members of the Dunphy family

Patrick Gilligan (6 Ann)

Sunday, 2nd       10:00 am Jack & Joan McDermott

Jimmy & Kitty Dunne, Stamullen


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 24th        7:00 pm DTIM –

Children from Whitecross NS will enrol for First Holy Communion

Pam McGuinness

Johnny & Ellen Gilroy

Sunday, 25th  11:30 am Tom Tobin

and deceased members of the Tobin and Phillips families

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Friday 10:00 am St. Andrew, Apostle

Saturday, 1st December 7:00 pm George, Kathleen & Eugene Roche

Annie Hoey

Sunday, 2nd          11:30 am

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