Sunday 25th September 2016
Sacraments in the Parish in 2017
- Ceremonies of Lightwill take place on Tuesday, 31st January at 7:30 pm in St. Patrick’s Church for St. Patrick’s NS and on Wednesday, 8th February at 7:30 pm in St. Mary’s Church, for Whitecross NS.
- ConfirmationCeremonies will take place on Wednesday, 29th St. Patrick’s NS at 11 am and Whitecross NS at 3 pm
- First Confessionswill take place on 1st February at 7 pm in St. Mary’s Church for Whitecross NS, and on 2nd February at 7 m in St. Patrick’s Church for St. Patrick’s NS.
- First Communionceremonies will take place on 6th May (St. Patrick’s NS) and 13th May (Whitecross NS).
We ask parishioners to pray for these children, and children who attend schools outside the parish, as they prepare for these important steps in their faith journey.
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 930.00
Weekly Envelopes Stamullen € 345.00
Weekly Envelopes Julianstown € 265.00
Ceremonies in the Parish: Baptism
This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Bradley Coates and George Downey. May these newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend. We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.
Ceremonies in the Parish: Weddings
We would like to congratulate Elaine Healy & James Dunphy who were married in Athlone, Co. Westmeath on Friday. We wish them every blessing for the future.
Parish Fund Raising Bingo
We are holding our next Bingo Night on Wednesday, 23rd November at 8 pm in the City North Hotel. The Prize Fund on the night is €5,000. Looking forward to seeing everyone again for what is always a great fun night.
Adoration has resumed in Julianstown on Wednesday after 10 am Mass and on Thursday after 10 am Mass in Stamullen. All welcome, just come along….
Stamullen: We are inviting parents who would like to act as leaders or ‘helpers’ (handing out work sheets etc.) at children’s liturgy on Sunday mornings during 10 am Mass. If you would like to help please contact Colin at 087-9484216, any member of the Children’s Liturgy team or the parish office.
The True Light Prayer Group
Our Prayer Meeting take place on Tuesdays from 8 – 9.30pm in the Parish Centre, Stamullen. Join us for prayer, praise and scripture. We welcome all who have a desire to seek God in His word and in prayer.
The Golden Girls
Nathan Carter show in the TLT Theatre on 11th December. Tickets €32 can be purchased direct from the theatre & transport can be arranged by ourselves.
All trips out are open to guests outside of our group. For further information please contact Rose at 086-8377033.
Stamullen Tidy Towns
If you have an hour or two to spare (on any day) and would like to help out with Tidy Towns please contact any member of the committee and we will set up a rota for people who can provide occasional help. Weekly village tidy takes place every Saturday. Meet at Stamullen Church at 11.
St. Patrick’s Club – Lotto
Drawn on 20/09/2016. No winner. Numbers drawn:6,9,18,21. Weekly Winners: Kevin Loughlin, Julie Kelly, Paschal Folan, Gerry Scully & Una Collins. Next Week’s Jackpot: €1,700. Next Crossbar draw: September 27th: €1,000.
St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News
– Check out Facebook Page for information –
Drama School Julianstown
Theatricality is a new Drama School which will operate on a Saturday from Julianstown Community centre. The mission of the school is to enable children to reach their full potential through creative expression and exploration, the development of new skills and capacities and the growth of self esteem and interpersonal skills all while having lots and lots of fun.
The facilitators, Michelle Reade and Réidin Dunne have over 20 years experience working with children and young people, they are actors directors and theatre makers. The school caters for aged 6-8, 9-12 and 12 plus. The school will facilitate children in speech articulation and voice control, performance techniques, developmental group work with a serious focus on serious fun!
For further information contact Michelle on 0879416257 or email email@example.com. Looking forward to meeting you all.
Stamullen Road Club
With the Cycle Race season over for 2016, we are turning our thoughts to fund-raising for 2017.
The plan is that on Friday, 25th November we will be holding our annual Poker Classic in Whyte’s, Stamullen and this will be followed up on Saturday, 17th December with Monster Christmas Draw, again in Whytes.
We ask that all clubs’ please take note of these dates so as to avoid any clashes of fund-raising activities. Thanks.
Irish beginners classes resuming shortly…. Join us for a cúpla focal! Upstairs in Whyes pub, Stamullen. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. Tá faile roimh chách! – All are welcome – Junior Cert/ Leaving Cert students are welcome also!
Gormanston Beach Clean-up
Please note the next off season, once a month clean up will take place on Saturday 1st October. (Running until June 2017).
Meet at 10 am at Delvin River Viaduct. 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.
Mr. Cahill RIP, Teacher Stamullen
The obituary prepared by historian Brendan Matthews to the late Mr. Philip Cahill, former Teacher & Vice-Principal at Stamullen NS, has been published in the current issue of the Drogheda Independent and also this week`s Meath Chronicle.
Golden Girls and our four travelling companions enjoyed a lovely outing to Mt. Usher gardens on Wednesday last.
Upon arrival we had tea/coffee & scones (some had pavlova!!) after which we toured the gardens. The peace & tranquillity to be felt there was wonderful. “One is nearer to God in the garden than anywhere else on earth”.
Our day concluded with dinner on arrival back in Whytes, thanks to Brendan & his wonderful staff for a delicious meal.
More next week on our forthcoming 1916 project.
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.
Knitting for the homeless
The Sunflower Cafe knitting group are asking for donations of wool, in double knitting, aran and chunky weights. Donations can be left into the Sunflower Cafe in Sonairte, Julianstown anytime from Tuesday to Sunday.
knitters/crocheters are welcome to join us on Tuesday mornings from 10am. For further information please contact Eileen Butler on 086-7347789.
Columban Ecological Institute
On 8th October from 9:30-4 pm We are hosting an Autumn Day in Dalgan entitled ‘Where have all the flowers gone? The wonderful – and unseen – world of seeds and fruits.’ As usual, we will be guided by John Feehan who will share his unique and thought-provoking insights into the unseen and wonderful world of seeds, fungi and fruits. For more information contact Elizabeth at email@example.com. Places for this day are limited. The cost is €20, payable on the day. Participants are asked to bring a packed lunch. Suitable outdoor clothes, rain wear and walking boots are recommended. The day will go ahead whatever the weather.
East Meath Active Retirement Group
East Meath Active Retirement meetings are back on Thursdays in the Parish Rooms St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Julianstown at 2.30p.m. New Members welcome
Join us from 8-10 pm every Tuesday and Thursday in the GAA Centre, Stamullen. New members always very welcome. For more information contact Rose on 8412086.