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Sunday, 28th August 2019

Fr. Kevin Connolly

We welcome newly ordained Fr. Kevin Connolly who is celebrating Mass in Stamullen and Julianstown on Saturday evening.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  €   715.00

Envelopes:     Stamullen €   360.00

Julianstown: €   330.00

A further €230 was received towards the recent Peter’s Pence collection.  This has been sent to Bishop Deenihan for forwarding to Rome.  Thank you.


Moorechurch Cemetery

There was a fantastic attendance at the Mass and blessing of graves in Moorechurch cemetery on Sunday, 7th July.


Sincere thanks to all who were involved in the preparation of the cemetery and surrounding area for the annual devotions.


Thanks to Bridie Kirwan and the Ministers of the Eucharist and Word and to Nicholas Hughes for setting up the Altar.


Sincere thanks also to Denis O’Flaherty, Jim Woods, Declan Russell, and Barry Woods for their Supervision and security presence.


We would also like to thank Philip MCormack and Christy Martin for the use of their fields for car parking, Philip McCormack Jnr for providing the Electricity and Paudge Moore for looking after the sound system and all who provided invaluable help on the day for which we are sincerely grateful.


Finally thanks to Niamh  Uí Loinsigh, for securing a grant to help with maintenance of the cemetery, Michael and his team from the Co. Council for providing and taking away the bins, Brendan for the great job he did cutting the grass and to Anne Woods for all her hard work behind the scenes liaising with individuals to keep the cemetery in tip top condition.


First Friday Calls

  • First Friday calls will take place next Friday, 2nd
  • If you know of anyone in the parish who would welcome a visit from Declan, please contact the parish office to include them on the list.
  • If you know of any parishioners in hospital who would appreciate a visit from Fr. Declan, please let us know.


Ceremonies in the Parish:  Weddings  

We would like to congratulate Ciara Maguire and Keith Howley who were married in Stamullen recently.

We wish them every blessing for the future.


Sacraments in the Parish:  Baptism

This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Robyn Connolly, Christian Hagan and Mollie Monks.

May all newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.

We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.


Whitecross NS Vacancy

Applications are invited for the position of childcare assistant to assist with our After School Club. The position is for an hour and a half each day during term time. Please apply with CV and cover letter to: by 2nd August. Appointment is subject to Garda Vetting and satisfactory references.


Julianstown Summer Festival

Join us in Julianstown Village Garden this Sunday, 28th July from 2 pm to 4 pm.

Magician, Wooly Wards Petting Farm, Balloon Modelling, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Games, Craft Workshop.  Admission €10 per family (which includes light refreshments).

All welcome to come along and enjoy this family fun day.


Gormanston Beach Clean-up – Monday

The next Clean up of Gormanston Beach will take place at 7pm at Delvin River Viaduct on Monday, 5th August.

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.


Stamullen Road Club

Check next week’s Newsletter for information.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Ladies Senior Cup Semi Final takes place at30pm at GAA Grounds Stamullen on Monday, 29th July.  St. Patrick’s v Wolfe Tones.
  2. Junior (Adult ) Hurling Championship takesplace on Wednesday, 31st July at30pm at GAA Grounds Stamullen. St Patrick’s v Longwood.
  3. Cul Camp Hurling takesplace at St. Patrick’s GAA Club commencing Monday, 29th July – Friday 2nd
  4. Bingo:  Join us on Sunday night and Sunday, 14th  for Bingo at 8pm in the Clubhouse.  Jackpot this week: €550 in 46 calls.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 23/07/2019.  Numbers drawn:17,20,27,28. No Winner. Weekly Winners: Susan Whearity, Dawn McGrath, Linda Dungan, John Collins, Maurice Carlon.   Next Week’s Jackpot: €5,200.


Diocesan News

Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock:  11th August

Led by Bishop Tom Deenihan with the Meath Diocesan Choir. Confession from 11 am to 5 pm.  Anointing of the Sick at 2:30 pm.  Pilgrimage Mass at 3 pm followed by Benediction, Rosary, Procession to the Shrine and Blessing of Religious objects.  For further details contact For details of supports for elderly and invalids phone:  094-9388100.


Young Adult Catholic Conference

The annual Young Adult Catholic Conference takes place in All Hallows College, Dublin on Saturday August 31st and Sunday September 1st 2019. This weekend is packed full of interesting events for young Catholics. Prices range from €25-€50, accommodation also available. For further details visit our website or contact Lucy 087 9959803.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Bishop Deenihan will lead the 2019 Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes which takes place from 9th to 14th September 2019.

Bookings can be made with Pilgrimage Abroad Ltd, Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2. Tel 01-6359300. email: (See Noticeboards for more info).


Meath Lourdes Hospitality Group

If parishioners know any Hospital pilgrims who would like to travel with the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, from 9th to 14th September, and need some help with the fare, please contact Lily on 087-6978783.


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 27th  6:00 pm Thomas (Tom) Squires (MM)

Richard & Sarah Thorne

and deceased members of the Thorne family

Rita Rayment and Angela Madigan

Sunday, 28th  10:00 am Kathleen & Peter Murray

Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Saturday, 3rd   6:00 pm Bernard, Elizabeth & Richard Mullen

Peter & Kathleen McAuley

May Dowling (9 Ann)

Sunday, 4th       10:00 am Michael & Mary Jones

and deceased members of the Jones family


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 27th  7:00 pm John (Jack) Rothwell (MM)

Sunday, 28th  11:30 am People of the Parish

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intention

Friday, 2nd  10:00 am List of the Dead

Saturday, 3rd       7:00 pm Ellen Gallagher

Eamonn & Josephine Delany

Sunday, 4th     11:30 am Mark Dowling

James Murray


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