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Sunday, 30th April 2017


Trócaire boxes can be returned to the Church or Parish Office.

For security reasons please leave boxes in churches during Mass times only.


First Communion Day – Stamullen

First Holy Communion ceremony will take place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Gormanston next Saturday, 6th May at 11 am for Children from St. Patrick’s NS.

We ask parishioners to pray for these children and all the children from the parish who are preparing to take their First Communion this year.


Parish Pilgrimage

There are still some spaces available if you are interested in joining the Parish Pilgrimage

We are travelling from 11th-16th August and the cost is €850 p.p.s. (€25  per night single supplement).  Booking Forms available in both Churches.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory: €        860.00

Envelopes Stamullen €        250.00

Envelopes Julianstown €        205.00


Fund Raising Committee

Bingo Night

The next Parish Bingo Night will take place in the City North Hotel on Wednesday, 10th May at 8 pm.  Looking forward to seeing you all for what is always a great fun night ….


Ten Week Draw

Thanks again to the Promoters for their hard work and all who supported the recent Parish Ten Week Draw.  A profit of €6,510 was raised.



All welcome to spend some time in silent prayer before the Blessed Sacrament through the day in Julianstown on Wednesday from 9 am and continuing after 10 am Mass.

Adoration returns in Stamullen on Thursday 27th April after 10 am Mass  to 5pm.


Annual Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock

The annual Stamullen/Julianstown Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday, 21st May this year. The cost of the day is €30, and this includes tea/coffee and sandwiches on the way down in The Longford Arms Hotel. The bus will leave Stamullen at 7:45am, and Julianstown at 8am.  Contact Ann on 01-8411267, Mary on 086-2309910 or Colm on 086-8056138 to reserve your seat. Non-Pioneers are VERY welcome to join us on this special day!!


The True Light Prayer Group

If you who have a desire to seek God in His word and in prayer why not come along to our Prayer Meeting on Tuesdays from 8-9.30pm in the Parish Centre, Stamullen.


Annual May Day Procession

The Annual May Day Procession will take place this year on Monday, 1st May and will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s apparations at Fatima in 1917 and the coming canonisation of the two children Francisco and Jacinta which will take place in Fatima in May of this year by Pope Francis.

As this is the 100th Anniversary of this wonderful event the Fatima Apostolate are anxious to encourage as many people as possible, especially children, to attend to pray for the Triumph of the Immaculate of Mary and for the promised period peace for the world.

Assembly St Peters Church, West Street at 6:15 pm, Process via West Street, Haymarket, James Street to arrive St. Mary’s Church, James Street for Mass at 7 pm.


Anam Cara

Anam Cara, the national organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday, 10th May from 7:30 to 9:30 pm in the Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.  This is a free event. We will need to confirm numbers for event, so please RSVP to before Tuesday 9th May or call 01 4045378.


Stamullen Road Club

This weekend the cycle race events will be taking place at Moy, Co. Tyrone with the Tour of Ulster 3-Day.  The O’Leary Stone Kanturk: 3-Day and on Sunday the Frank O’Rourke Memorial in Camross, Wexford. On Tuesday 2nd May the Mondello series will be taking place at 7:30pm.


Star of the Sea AC

Please note there will be some traffic disruption in Stamullen village, Gormanston Road and Cockhill Road on Tuesday, 30th May from 8pm to 8.30 pm as Star of the Sea AC are hosting their annual 5k Road Race. There will be plenty of marshals on the route, we hope to keep disruption to a minimum and apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

We are looking for volunteers to help marshal the race. Please contact Michelle McKiernan on 086-1722749 or Brian Collins on 086-2505638. It will only be for a short period of time and any assistance would be greatly appreciated.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 25/04/2017. No Winner. Numbers drawn: 8,9,17,21.  Weekly Winners:  Elaine Mcgrath, M. McQuillan, Eamon Whelan, Cepta Lindsay, Stephen Bullard. Next Jackpot: €2,400.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. 1. Under 16 Boys League on Tuesday,2ndMay at GAA Grounds Stamullen at30pm.  St. Patrick’s v Ratoath.
  2. Div. 1 ‘B‘ League on Tuesday,2nd May in Skryne at 7.30pm.  Skryne v St. Patrick’s.
  3. Under 10 Girls League on Wednesday,3rd May at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7pm. St. Patrick’s v St. Mary’s.
  4. Under 14 Boys League on Thursday, 4thMay away to Ballinabrackey at 7.30pm
  5. Div. 1 ‘A‘ League on Saturday,6th May at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7pm. St. Patrick’s v Wolfe Tones.
  • Mature Movers exercise programme for Adults (50+) will commence at St. Patrick’s GAA Centre at 2pmon Wednesday 17th May.  The first class free and cost for a 6 week session will be advised on the night.  All welcome to attend.  For further information please contact Ruairi on 046-9067337 or email


Spanish Evening Classes

Evening Classes in Spanish are taking place in Julianstown Community Centre from 6:30-7:30 pm for Beginners and 7:45-9:15 pm for  Intermediate (6 Weeks).  For more information contact Rosario on 089-2088790.


Gormanston Beach Clean-up

Please note the next once a month clean up will take place next Saturday 6th May.

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.


Meath Laterlife Network

Meath Laterlife Network are hosting free Roadshow Information Events for over 55s with experts on: Health at Home, Security at Home, Living at Home, Leaving Home. Taking place in the following locations:  St. Mary’s Community Centre, Julianstown on Tuesday 9th May at 10 am; For further information email or contact Jim on 086-6013659.  All are welcome.


Drugs Awareness Talk for Parents

Family Focus is a series of five, 2.5 hr sessions on alcohol and drug awareness in your community to be held in Duleek Courthouse on Tuesdays May 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th and June 6th from 7.30pm—10pm.  Steps to help keep teens safe from alcohol and drugs.  Get new information Learn new skills Use practical solutions Be assertive in your parenting, teach your children to make healthy choices.  Meath Community Drug & Alcohol   Response Unit. 0864081511 e-mail: or see


Friends of Autism and ADHD

New shop open in Millfield Shopping Centre, (outside unit beside Boston Belle). Come along and find a bargain and help a great cause.


Stamullen Bowls

Bowls takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 8-10 pm in St. Patrick’s GAA Centre, Cock Hill Road. For information contact Rose on 018412086.

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