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Sunday, 28th January 2018

Feast of St. Blaise – 3rd February

Throats will be blessed after 6 pm Mass in Stamullen and 7 pm Mass in Julianstown on Saturday.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory: €      710.00

Envelopes:     Stamullen €         290.00

Julianstown €        1,285.00


Fund Raising – Ten Week Draw

The Annual Parish Fund Raising Ten Week Draw will commence next Sunday, 4th February and finish with a double draw on Easter Sunday.

If you would like to be included in the ten week draw, please contact a promoter or the parish office.



Ceremonies in the Parish:  Baptism

This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Fiadh Collins, Jenna Moloney McEnteggart and Katleho Mollo.  May these newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.   We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.


D.T.I.M. (Do This in Memory)

We welcome the First Communion candidates from  St. Patrick’s NS, Stamullen and Whitecross NS, Julianstown and all children preparing for First Communion this year, who, with their parents and families are attending the special D.T.I.M. Masses in the parish on Saturday.

We ask parishioners to pray for these children as they continue to prepare for this special occasion.


First Friday Calls

First Friday calls will resume 2nd February 2018.

If parishioners know of anyone who would like to be included on the list of first Friday calls, or someone in hospital who would appreciate a visit by Fr. Declan, please contact the parish office.


Adoration in Stamullen

If you would like to spend some time in quiet prayer with the Lord, please join us for one hour, in Julianstown from 9 am and after 10 am Mass on Wednesday and in Stamullen after 10 am Mass on Thursday.


Health and Safety

We will continue to suspend the sign of peace while the risk of Flu remains high.  We feel it is important that we are pro-active as a parish.   This decision will be reviewed in a few weeks.


St. Pauls Missals

Don’t forget to collect your copy of St. Paul’s Missal.  A limited number of St. Paul’s Missals are available in the Sacristy and from the parish office.  The price for each Missal is €7 again this year.


Mass Intentions

  • Please remember Funeral Masses, when they occur, will replace the Mass of the day.
  • On Sunday, Funerals will take place at the usual Mass times.  Funerals therefore willtake place at 10 am in Stamullen and 11:30 am in Julianstown (on a Sunday).
  • If  you wish to book a Mass please contact the parish office in plenty of time as only three families’ intentions are accepted for each weekend Mass.
  • One Mass Intention can be taken for 10 am weekday Masses.


True Light Prayer Group

The True Light Prayer group meetings continue on Tuesdays,  from 8 – 9:30 pm in the Parish Centre, Stamullen.  Come just as you are and share in God’s word through praise and scripture.  All very welcome.


Meals on Wheels AGM

The AGM of Stamullen & Julianstown Meals on Wheels took place in the Glenside hotel last Wednesday night.

We would like to thank all the volunteer drivers who have delivered 3000 meals in the past year!  The meals are delivered Monday, Wednesday and Friday and without the drivers we would be unable to provide this vital service.

Thanks also the Chef and Staff of the Glenside Hotel for all their hard work and all who made donations during the year which are greatly appreciated.

For more information please contact:  085-7222068.


Stamullen Road Club

Diary 2018:  Stamullen GP/John Reilly Memorial dates for next year will be on the weekend of the 7th and 8th April 2018.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 23/01/2018.  Numbers Drawn:2,7,25,27.  Weekly Winners: Denis Quigley, James Boylan, Fiona O’Byrne, Liz Whyte, Ciara Bolger.  Next week’s Jackpot: €6,100. Next draw: 30th January.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Div. 1 ‘A’ League on Saturday, 27thJanuary at the GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7pm.  St. Patrick’s v Moynalvey.


  1.  Mature Movers exercise programme for adults (50+) has commenced.  Join usat 12.30pm in St. Patrick’s GAA Centre, Stamullen. For informationplease contact Ruairi:  046-9067337 or email


Mosney Road Residents Fund Raising

On a wet and windy Sunday evening just before Christmas a few brave adults and a pile of kids donned high-vis jackets and grabbed a few tambourines and went Carol singing up and down the Mosney Road.   A grand total of €380 was raised for the East Meath Hospice Association.  Well done to all involved!


Julianstown Toddler Group

The Julianstown Baby and Toddler group opens every Wednesday morning from 9.30 -11.30 in the Community Centre, Julianstown.  Come along and let your little ones play while you have a chat and a coffee.

Unfortunately due to insurance issues we will no longer be open on a Friday morning in the Parish rooms.


Cúpla Focal

Irish beginners classes resuming shortly.  Join us for a cúpla focal!  We meet upstairs in Whyes pub, Stamullen. Email for further information.  Tá failte roimh chách!  All are welcome. Junior Cert/Leaving Cert students are welcome as well!


Stamullen Bowls

If you would like to join us, come along to St. Patrick’s GAA Centre on Tuesday and Thursday from 8-10 pm.  New members always very welcome.  Why not come along, meet new friends, and see if Bowls is for you.  For information contact Rose on 01-8412086.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Final two places on the 17th Annual Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from Meath Diocese led by Fr. Dwayne Gavin, Fr. Gerry MacCormack and Sr. Consilio Rock from 16th to 24th April. Bookings with MAP Travel at 01-8783111.


Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018

If interested in a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 4th to 12th June  organised by Navan Travel with Fr. Mark English PP of Killucan Parish as the Spiritual Director see or contact by email or call 046-9068600/1890-289-255 for more details.




St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 27th   6:00 pm Do This In Memory

First Communion candidates from St. Patrick’s NS  Phyllis Kiely

Pam & Annie Kirk

Sunday, 28th   10:00 am Kevin McKenna (MM)

Lil Murphy (21 Ann)

Rose & John Collier, Silverstream

Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Saturday, 3rd February     6:00 pm Annie (1 Ann) & William (18 Ann) Meighan

John Curtis

(Feast of St. Blaise:  Blessing of Throats will take place after Mass)

Sunday, 4th    10:00 am


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 27th     7:00 pm Do This In Memory

First Communion candidates from Whitecross NS

Michael Baxter

Sunday, 28th      11:30 am Des Walsh

Seamus, Jean, John & Patrick MacGreevy

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Friday 10:00 am Presentation of the Lord

List of the Dead

Saturday, 3rd         7:00 pm Josephine & Dr. Jack Jolley

Patrick & Philomena Duffy and

deceased members of the Duffy Family

George Fox

(Feast of St. Blaise:  Blessing of Throats will take place after Mass)

Sunday, 4th     11:30 am Patrick (Paddy) Matthews (1 Ann)

Patrick & Elsie Collier

Harry McGuinness



Dear God,

I know that You give me many gifts.
The gift of Your Son, Jesus Christ in Holy Communion is the greatest of all.

How can I ever thank You enough for this special gift?
At Mass we are called to be like Jesus, by loving and serving one another in the world.
As I become more like Him, please continue to help me.

Show me the places and ways that I can bring Your love, kindness, and peace
to others.…  in my family, in my neighborhood, in my community, with my friends.
I ask this in Jesus’ name.  Amen.

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