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Sunday, 29th April 2018

Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory: €      865.00

Vocations Sunday:     Stamullen €         390.00

Julianstown €           425.00


World Meeting of Families – Papal Mass

We are looking at the idea of organising a bus to bring parishioners to the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park on 26th August.

In order to get an idea of numbers we would be grateful if you would express an interest by completing the form which is available beside the Newsletters in both Churches.

We will include more information in future newsletters.


Please note:

Re:  Tickets for the Final Mass on Sunday 26th August 2018 

The Final Mass for WMOF2018 will be a free ticketed event. Every adult and child in attendance will require a ticket to access the venue.

At the moment the tickets for the Final Mass in the Phoenix Park are not directly available on general release until we have completed our consultations with the relevant statutory agencies on capacity, transport, security, safety and other issues. When these tickets become available they will be free. Further details will be released in the coming weeks.

Subscribers to our newsletter will be informed once Single day tickets for the Final Mass become available. Please sign up to the newsletter for latest news and updates on WMOF2018 events. You can also follow WMOF2018 on Facebook and Twitter.

Accessing Final Mass tickets when booking for the Congress

A first level of access is available for people attending the three day of Congress that will take place from the 22nd -24th August 2018. Booking a three day or a one day registration to the WMOF2018 Congress guarantees the opportunity at the same time to book a free ticket to the Final Mass at time of registration.


First Communion Ceremonies

First Communion Ceremonies will take place in the Church of the Immaculate conception, Gormanston on 12th May (St. Patrick’s NS) and St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown on 19th May (Whitecross NS).

We ask parishioners to pray for all children in the parish who are preparing for First Communion this year.


PTAA Pilgrimage to Knock

The annual PTAA Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday,  20th May this year.

The bus will leave Stamullen at 7:45am and Julianstown at 8am. The cost of the day is €30, which includes refreshments in Longford on the way down. We’d love you to join us on what is always a special day. Non Pioneers are very welcome. To book your place phone Ann on 01- 8411267,  Mary on 086-2309910 or Colm on 086-8056138.


May Day Procession

The Annual May Day Procession in honour of Our Lady and St. Joseph the Worker will take place on Tuesday, 1st May.  Assembling at Lourdes Church and departing at 6:45 pm sharp to arrive at St. Peter’s Church, West Street for Mass at 7:30 pm.

All are asked to come and support the Procession this year to pray for God’s blessing on the families of Ireland and for the Protection of Life from conception to natural death.



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.


Adoration in Drogheda – Every Friday in May

Following the huge success of the 40 hours of Adoration in St. Mary’s Church, James Street earlier this month, we would like to thank everyone who attended and helped make this weekend of Adoration so special.

Come adore the Lord of Life. Visit the Adoration Chapel in St. Mary’s Church, Drogheda every Friday in May for quiet prayer for the Protection of Life.  All very welcome.


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.

Choose Life 2018 – Newsletter

This week’s copy of Choose Life 2018 is on display on the noticeboards in both churches.  Please take time to have a look at this well written Newsletter. If you would like to have a copy of same, please contact the Parish office.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 24/04/2018. No Winner. Numbers drawn: 5,10,11,25. Weekly winners: David Stafford, Triona Brannigan, Lauren Mooney, Cora Foster, A. Wogan. Next week’s Jackpot: €7,400.


Meals on Wheels – Drivers needed

We are looking for volunteer drivers to help with delivering meals to senior citizens in the Stamullen and Julianstown area on Monday, Wednesday and Friday every week.

If you would like to help please contact us on 085-7222068.  Thank you.


Stamullen Road Club

Cian Delaney finished a very creditable 5th in last week’s Waller Cup Senior A1 Race and it was really great to see all of the Stamullen riders perform well in their respective races.

This weekend the riders will head to Kilkenny for the Deenside Cup with race H/Q at Erins Own GAA grounds.


Julianstown Community Centre AGM

Join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 3rd May at 8 pm in the Community Centre.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Under 12 Girls League at11.30am  on Sunday, 29th at GAA Grounds Stamullen. St. Patricks v Ratoath.
  2. Under 14 Hurling League on Sunday atGAA Grounds Stamullen at 6pm. St Patrick’s/St Colmcille’s v O’ Mahony’s.
  3. Under 12 Boys Football League away match to Slane at7pm  on Monday, 30th April.
  4. Under 14 Boys Hurling League on Thursday, 3rdMay at 7pm. St Patrick’s/St Colmcille’s v Donaghmore / Ashbourne. Under 16 Boys Football League at 7pm at GAA Grounds Stamullen. St. Patrick’s v Trim.
  5. Div 1. All County Football League on Saturday,5th May at GAA Grounds, Stamullen. St. Patrick’s v Donaghmore/Ashbourne.


Gormanston Beach Clean-up

Please note the clean up of Gormanston Beach continues on the first Saturday of every month.  Why not join us at 10 am at Delvin River Viaduct next Saturday, 5th March.  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.


Meath Sports

Royal County 5km & 10km Run/Walk in Kells returns on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th May at 10.30 am. Registration now open. See for further details. Early bird (available until Thursday 3rd May) €15 for 10km, €10 for 5km. All ages & abilities welcome!


Stamullen Bowls

At the recent AGM of the Bowls the following officers were appointed:  Dave Hall: Chairperson, Ralph Bull: Secretary, Niall Moore: Treasurer, Asst Treasurer: Harry Daly, PRO: Rose Mc Grath, Selector: Harry Daly, Asst: Dave Hall.  For information contact Rose on 01-8412086.  Bowls has finished for the year and will resume in September.

Pat Murphy RIP

Pat Murphy, who died recently, was a very respected member of the Bowls club.  Pat worked tirelessly on behalf of the bowls and participated in all activities.  He will be sadly missed by all members.  We offer our sympathies to the Murphy family.


Free Basic IT Courses

Free 5 week Basic Laptop, iPhone, iPad, SmartPhone or Tablet Classes available in all areas – Meath Partnership. Please phone Angela on 046-9280790.


Meath County Council Pride of Place

Meath County Councils Pride of Place competition has been launched, details and the application form are available at

The closing date is Friday 1st June.  Completed forms should be forwarded to the Community Department, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 Y291, or by e-mail to


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 28th       6:00 pm People of the Parish

Sunday, 29th    10:00 am Baby Rory Ryan (2 Ann)

Nicky & Bridget Crowe

Tuesday 10:00 am St. Joseph the Worker

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Saturday, 5th May     6:00 pm

Sunday, 6th 10:00 am George Ryan (MM)

Patrick Murphy (MM)

John Mooney

and deceased members of the Mooney family


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 28th        7:00 pm Celebrant’s Intentions

Sunday, 29th       11:30 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Friday, 4th May 10:00 am List of the Dead

Saturday, 5th            7:00 pm Gerard Mackin

Thomas, Eileen & Aidan Boylan

and John & Eileen Stallard

Sunday, 6th        11:30 am

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