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Sunday 30th August 2020

Weekday Masses

Please note there will be no Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week.



Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Grace Callaghan and Jarlath Folan whose funerals took place during the week.

We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


Supporting the Parish          

Total Offertory:                                    €      455.00

Weekly Envelopes:       Stamullen         €      475.00

Julianstown:     €      285.00


Weekend Collections

We invite you to place your offerings in the boxes provided at the entry or exit points to both churches.


You may also contribute via the parish website, click the (red) give button and follow the instructions ensuring you select the box which gives 100% to the parish.


Covid19 Updates

We would like parishioners to be aware that, in line with Government Guidelines on Covid-19, if Fr. Declan feels unwell, and as a result has to self-isolate, masses could be cancelled at very short notice.



Please remember to use the hand sanitisers when entering both churches.


Parishioners should wear face coverings while attending Mass.


First Friday calls

First Friday calls will take place next Friday, 4th September subject to Government guidelines.


We will communicate with everyone on the List during the week to outline procedures which Fr. Declan will follow and to ensure you are happy for Fr. Declan to call.


If parishioners know of anyone who would like Fr. Declan to call to them, please contact the Parish Office.


New School Year

As our schools return for the new year, I would like to wish them every success.


In particular I have seen the work and the preparations made by the Principals and staff of our primary schools to make them as safe an environment as possible for the children and the whole school community and I commend them for all this work undertaken over the summer.


We ask the Lord to keep all our schools under his guidance in the light of the new circumstances of the global pandemic.


Sacraments in the Parish:  First Communion

  • First Communion Ceremonies for children from Whitecross NS will take place next Saturday, 5th September at 11 am and 1 pm.


  • First Communion Ceremonies for children from St. Patrick’s NS will take place on Saturday, 12th September at 10 am, 12pm and 2pm.



CHY Scheme

Parishioners will be aware that, as a registered charity, the parish is eligible under the Revenue scheme to claim tax back on donations received.


CHY Certificates have been posted to parishioners who donated over €250 per annum.


If you feel you should have received a Certificate and wish to do participate in the scheme, please contact the parish office.


There is an option to complete a five-year Certificate (CHY4), (you can opt out of this five-year certificate at any time), or an annual Certificate (CHY3) Simply complete and sign your chosen option and return to the parish office, or pop into the box provided in both Churches.


We thank all parishioners for their continued support which is very much appreciated.


Parish (Ten Week!) Draw

The parish Draw concluded last Sunday.


Sincere thanks to all our promoters: Mary Clarke, Pauline Clarkin, Mary Courtney, Mary Davitt, Rita Gilligan, Nuala Kavanagh, Fr. Declan, Bridie Kirwan, Annette Leonard, Carol McKiernan, Martin McKenna, Johnny McQuillan,  Aisling Monaghan, Christy Moore, Paudge Moore, Tosh Murphy, Tommie Russell and Kay Tobin  and thanks to all who participate in the draw without all this support the draw would not be a success.  Thank You!


Prize Winners:

Draw 6

4th        Angela Corbally (Rita Gilligan)


Draw 9:

1st        Bernie Boylan (Paudge Moore)

2nd        Ken Douglas (Tommie Russel)

3rd        John & Mary Smith (Bridie Kirwan)

4th          Edmund O’Kelly (Carol McKiernan)

Promoter’s Prize: Pauline Clarkin


Draw 10:

1st        Catherine Smith (Pauline Clarkin)

2nd        Elaine McKenna (Martin McKenna)

3rd        Caoimhe Enright (Carol McKiernan)

4th        Brendan Regan (Pauline Clarkin)

Promoter’s Prize: Paudge Moore


Thanks to all who supported the Draw.

St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 25/08/2020.  Numbers drawn: 16,19,23,28.

Weekly Winners: James & Ivan, Clare & Sebastian, Sarah & Caragh, Darren Hagan, L. Matthews.  Next Week’s Jackpot: €8,700.


Gormanston Beach Clean Up

The next Clean-up of Gormanston Beach will take place at 10 am at Delvin River Viaduct on Saturday, 5th September.

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.


Juliantown Village Garden

Julianstown Tidy Towns would really appreciate your help.

If you would like to volunteer to help out with weeding, strimming, mowing in the village garden please come along any Saturday morning at 10.30 am.  Gloves supplied and tea/coffee and ‘socially distanced’ chat after all the work is done!  Thank you!


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 29th                         6:00 pm                  Kathleen Reilly

Anthony (Tony) Jackson (6th Ann)

Jane & Pat Connell

Sunday, 30th                       10:00 am                    Michael & Bridget Folan and deceased

members of the Folan Family

Tuesday                                          10:00 am                – No Mass today –

Thursday                                        10:00 am                – No Mass today –

Saturday, 5th September                   6:00 pm

Sunday, 6th                                      10:00 am


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 29th                                  7:00 pm                  Sheila Foley, Tony McCullen

and Lee Burford

Robert & Maura McCabe

Thomas & Hannah Fitzpatrick

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

Wednesday                                               10:00 am                – No Mass today –

Friday                                                       10:00 am                 List of the Dead

Saturday, 5th September                   11 am & 1 pm         First Communion Ceremonies for

Whitecross School

7:00 pm           Nora Wiseman (1st Ann)

Alice & James Lynham

Sunday, 6th                                      11:30 am                Hilda & Jimmy McGuinness

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