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Sunday, 26th September 2021


Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Brigid Dunne whose funeral took place in the parish this week.

We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


First Friday Calls

First Friday calls will take place on Friday, 8th October.

If you know of anyone who would appreciate a visit from Fr. Brendan, please contact the parish office.



This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Bonnie Arnold, Emily Howard and Liam Walsh.


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


Please contact the Parish Office if you wish to have your child baptised.


Parish Sacramental Preparation

We continue to prepare for our First Holy Communion ceremonies which will take place here in the parish on Saturdays, 9th and 16th October.


Thanks to all for the fantastic attendance at or Preparation Masses during the week which was spiritually nourishing.


There will be no preparation Mass this coming week, but we will return the following week with Penitential service for the children and their parents and families.  All are invited to attend.


Families are encouraged to attend weekend Masses over the next few weeks, as Government guidelines now allow bigger attendance in Churches.


For the safety of all:


  • All adults must wear facemasks while in the Church for all Masses/Liturgies.


  • Sanitisers are available at the entrance to both churches.


The celebration of Mass is our opportunity to nourish ourselves with the love of God and also in the love of our fellow parishioners and our parish community.  It is a life-giving experience.


Confirmation & First Communion 2022

Confirmation and First Communion Preparation for 2022 will begin shortly.


Parents/guardians who are interested in joining a steering committee to help organise the preparation Masses for these sacraments are asked to contact the Parish Office.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:                            €   690.00

Envelopes: Stamullen                   €   455.00

Julianstown                 €   265.00

Thank you for your continued support which is very much appreciated.


Baptismal Team

It is hoped in the coming weeks to set up a team of people who will help parents prepare for the Baptism of their child.

If this is something you would be interested in, please talk to Fr. Brendan, or contact the Parish Office.



All welcome to pray for one hour in St. Patrick’s Church Stamullen on Thursdays after Mass.


In order to maintain covid safe practices, no books/prayers will be left out so please bring your own prayer book if you wish.


Adoration continues before Mass on Wednesday mornings in St. Mary’s Church Julianstown.


Day for Life 2021

This year’s Day for Life will be celebrated in Ireland on Sunday, 3rd October on the theme ‘The Good Samaritan: A Model of Compassion’.

In the context of the recent proposal to introduce assisted suicide, both in Ireland and the UK, this year’s Day for Life message invites Catholics to consider a more positive and compassionate response to the care of people who are in the final stages of life.  See for more.


EMHA (East Meath Hospice Association)

Thanks to all who joined us for the Annual East Meath Hospice Associations ‘Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice’ in Whyte’s of Stamullen and the Lime Kiln on Thursday.   It was great to see so many, especially during these challenging times.  We will have an update in future Newsletters.


St. Patricks GFHC Lotto

Jackpot: €10,000.  No Jackpot Winner. Drawn on: 21st September. Numbers Drawn: 6,10,11,19. Match three winners: Marie Crean & Dympna Ryan.    Next Week’s Jackpot: €10,000


COVID-19 Support Line for Older People

ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.


Mass Schedules


Saturday, 25th September

St. Patrick’s                        6:00 pm           Av.   Anne & Alex Hutcheson

St. Mary’s                             7:00 pm           Av.  Breda Reilly & Sinead McBride (nee Reilly)


Sunday, 26th September

St. Patrick’s                         10:00 am         Av. Martin Hartford

St. Mary’s                             11:30 am         Av. Bridget (Dilly) Grady and Margaret Keenan

Av. James & Hilda McGuinness

Av. Matt Berrill

Av. Una McCormack


Tuesday                   St. Patrick’s:               10:00 am         People of the Parish

Wednesday              St. Mary’s:                  10:00 am         Sick of the Parish

Thursday                 St. Patrick’s:               10:00 am         Refugees

Friday                      St. Mary’s                   10:00 am         List of the Dead


Saturday, 2nd October

St. Patrick’s                         6:00 pm           AV. Gillian Barry (1st Ann)

St. Mary’s                            7:00 pm           AV. George, Pat & Kitty King


Sunday, 3rd October

St. Patrick’s                         10:00 am

St. Mary’s                            11:30 am

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