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Sunday, 4th June 2017

R. I. P.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of Margaret Finglas (née Mulhall) and  Bro. Kevin (Tom) McKenna O.F.M. La Verna, Gormanston whose funerals took place during the week. We remember the bereaved in our prayers.



St. Mary’s Church, missing Pyx’s

A number of Pyx’s are missing from the sacristy in St. Mary’s Church. If anyone has a pyx could they return it to the sacristy in order for us to check how many are available.


Annual Mass and Blessing of Graves

  • Mass and Blessing of Graves in Stamullen Cemetery will take place on Friday, 23rdJune at 7:30 pm.
  • Mass and Blessing of graves in Moorechurch Cemetery will take place on Sunday, 2nd July at 11:30 am.
  • Mass and Blessing of Graves in Kilsharvan Cemetery will take place at 7:30 pm on Friday, 14th

Please alert those outside the parish of these dates and times.


Exam Time

We remember all our young parishioners about to sit the Junior and Leaving Certificate Exams.  A prayer to the Holy Spirit on their behalf would be most appreciated…..


Feast of Corpus Christi – 18th June

Children who received their First Holy Communion this year are invited to process to the 10 am and 11:30 am Masses on Sunday, 18th June.

Please meet at 9:30 am at St.Patrick’s NS (9:45 am in the Parish Centre if it is raining) or 11 am at Whitecross NS.

All are welcome to join the children on this special occasion.

We ask parishioners to pray for all the children from the parish who have taken their First Communion this year.


Congratulations Kevin Connolly

We extend sincere congratulations to Kevin Connolly who, along with four other students from St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, was ordained deacon last Sunday.

Faithcast is the weekly podcast from The news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.  This week The faith news includes Kevin’s ordination. Check out


Pioneer Total Abstinence Association Mass

There will be a special Pioneer Total Abstinence Association Mass at 6 o’clock on Saturday, June 10th, in Stamullen Church.

During this Mass, members of Stamullen-Julianstown Pioneer Centre will be presented with various Pioneer honours for years of service to, and membership of the Pioneer Association. This will be a very special event for our parish, and everyone is invited to attend.



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

Please note: Adoration in Stamullen will take  Summer recess after Thursday, 8th June.


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.


Diocese of Meath – Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Led by Most Rev. Michael Smith the pilgrimage will take place from 12th-17th September.  Fare, including return flights, five nights full board, taxes and travel insurance is €699. To book call Pilgrimages Abroad on 01-6359300.  Hospital Pilgrims please call Lily on 087-6978783.


  • If parishioners know anyone who would wish to travel and needs some help with the fare please contact Lily on 087-6968683.


  • The Annual Church Gate collection will take place on the weekend of Saturday, 16thand Sunday, 17th



Meath Diocese Pilgrimage to Knock

Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Our Lady`s Shrine at Knock takes place on Sunday 13th August. Led by Bishop Michael Smith and the choir for the Mass is the Meath  Diocesan Choir.


All Ireland Rally For Life 2017

Join tens of thousands as we march to celebrate Life and in support of the 8th Amendment on Saturday 1st July in Dublin City Centre.  Starting at Parnell Square at 2pm.


World Meeting of Families 2018 – News

Pope Francis has issued a Letter of Convocation inviting the World to join us for World Meeting of Families 2018.

Also, the Volunteer Application Process is now open. Applicants to volunteer must be residents of the island of Ireland at the time of application and be over 18 years of age, as of 1st January 2018 (or as part of a group), among other terms and conditions. Volunteers can also help in the lead up to the event in the main offices of WMOF2018 and in various preparatory events taking place around Ireland.  You can apply to volunteer at


Whitecross School – Helicopter Rescue 116

Helicopter Rescue 116 is arriving at Whitecross National School on Wednesday 8th June, landing at 9.30 am.  Everyone is welcome to come to the School to see and support Helicopter Rescue 116.


Spanish Classes

Spanish Classes for adults and children will take place this summer in Julianstown Community Centre.  Please contact Rosario on 089-2088790 for more details.


Stamullen Road Club

A big hearty congratulations to Arek Klus on a great performance in his first Ras, even though he encountered a crash on the opening stage and puncturing a back wheel twice on Friday’s mountain stage across Glengesh Pass in Donegal.

Fixtures: Sunday at Dunboyne, Seamus Kennedy Memorial at Dunboyne, 12:30 pm.

Wednesday: McNally Swords Summer League continues.


The Golden Girls

The Golden Girls are hoping to take a scenic tour to Carlingford on 26th June.  People outside of the group are always very welcome.  For further details contact Rose at 086-8377033.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 30/05/2017. No Winner. Numbers drawn: 3,9,11,18.  Weekly Winners:  Tara Allen, Martin Arnold, Brendan Whyte, Ingrid Whyte, Eamon Reilly. Next Jackpot: €2,900.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. Under 14 Boys Football League on Tuesday,6thJune at GAA Grounds, Stamullen at 7 pm.  St. Patrick’s v Castletown.
  2. Junior ‘B’ Football Championship on Saturday,10thJune in Skryne at 6.30pm.  St. Patrick’s v Moynalvey.


IMNDA Summer Gala Ball

Motor Neurone Summer Gala Ball in the Headfort Arms Hotel Kells on Friday 23rd June. Prosecco reception at 7.30pm followed by Dinner. MC Miriam O’Callaghan.  Music by Ronan and his band. Auction and Raffle on the night. Great prizes and lots of spot prizes. Bus from Drogheda via Slane. For tickets or table bookings call 0863601338 or 0872248503



Sonairte is delighted to announce Irish Farmers Market weekly Market starting on Sunday 11th June from 11am to 6pm.  Join us each Sunday to mix with the locals, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the wide range of stalls, while being amazed at how Organic producers mix well with interesting Irish crafts and Multicultural foods.  Make it a day out for the whole family.


MeathLaterlife Network

Meath Laterlife Network are hosting free Roadshow Information Events for over 55s with experts from the HSE, Meath Co Co, an Garda Siochana, SAGE, South Meath Social Economy, Meath GAA, Meath Local Sports Partnership, the Dementia Outreach Team and more on the following topics: Health at Home: Security at Home: Living at Home: Leaving Home. The next Roadshow:  Ashbourne Parish Centre on Thursday 15th June at 10 am. Light refreshments will be served and transport can be organised. E-mail or contact Fiona on 046-9280790. All welcome.


Stamullen Bowls

Bowls has finished for the summer will resume in September.  For information contact Rose on 01-8412086.

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