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Sunday 6th May 2018

R.I. P.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Comdt. Colm Browne and Mr. Terry (Terence) Rice whose funerals took place during the week.  We remember the bereaved in our prayers.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory: €      800.00

envelopes:     Stamullen €         400.00

Julianstown €           245.00


Car Park Security

A number of cars have been broken  into in the car park in Julianstown.  Therefore we would like to remind parishioners not to leave anything on view in cars in church car parks and to exercise vigilance at all times.


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 Julianstown and on the Table in the foyer in Stamullen (outside the Day Chapel).

Re:  Tickets for the Final Mass on Sunday 26th August 2018 see WMOF Notice board.


First Communion Ceremonies

First Communion Ceremonies will take place in the Church of the Immaculate conception, Gormanston next Saturday, 12th May (St. Patrick’s NS) and in 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.


Mass and Blessing of Graves in Moorechurch

The Annual Mass and Blessing of Graves in Moorechurch Cemetery will take place on Sunday, 1st July at 11:30 am.

Please alert those outside the parish to this date.



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

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.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Led by Bishop Michael Smith, the annual Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 12th -17th September.
Package includes: Direct flight from Dublin to Tarbes-Lourdes Airport and return, return airport transfers with guide assistance, 5 nights hotel accommodation with Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, Full programme of religious ceremonies and special masses, Guided tours and social evenings, Full assistance of Joe Walsh Tours guides and representatives.  For information, please contact Pilgrimages Abroad on 016359300 or email:


If parishioners know anyone who would like to travel to Lourdes and need some help with the fare, please contact Lily on 087-6968683.



Pro Life Talk

Dana Rosemary Scallon will be speaking on the Defence of the Unborn in the City North Hotel, Gormanston, Co. Meath on Friday 11th May at 7.30pm. Everyone Welcome. For further information, please contact Patrick Buckley on 087-2578250.


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.


Stand Up For Life – Final Rally

Final Rally before the Vote will take place at 2pm on Saturday 12th May from Merrion Square Dublin.


Golden Girls

Join us for a cuppa and chat every Monday morning in the Parish Centre, Stamullen from 11 am to 1 pm.


Cake Sale

Parents from St. Patrick’s GAA will hold a cake sale after Masses in Stamullen this Saturday and Sunday to raise funds for the U14 Girls and Boys Féile which St. Patrick’s are hosting this July.


Coffee Morning  

Slav is a 13 year old teenager who lives on the Minnistown Road and is seriously ill with stage 4 cancer.

Cllr. Sharon Keogan, The Lime Kiln, McCluskeys Bakery and the Julianstown & District Community are holding a Coffee Morning in the Lime Kiln on Tuesday 15th  May from 10 am to 12 pm.

Admission is €5 and all funds raised from this event will go to Slav’s family so that he can get treatment in the U.S.A.   Please come along and support this worthy cause.


Down Syndrome Louth Meath Fundraising

The Tredagh Singers with Orchestra and guests are in Concert in St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda on Friday 25th May at 8 pm.  All proceeds to Down Syndrome Louth Meath.  Tickets €20 (include a glass of wine), available from Clare on 087-6383477.  Please support what promises to be a lovely musical evening.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 01/05/2018. No Winner. Numbers drawn: 10,15,21,23. Weekly winners: Martin Arnold, Shay Gregg, Alfie & Bernie Cooney, Willie Collins and Thomas Reilly. Next week’s Jackpot: €7,500.


Stamullen Road Club

Last Sunday in the Tour of the Mournes, Cian Delaney went as close as he could to a win by finishing in 2nd place, which was hard fought.  Cian’s ambition is to get a victory as soon as he can this season and dedicate it to his boss ‘Gaybo’ and we are all rooting for him and indeed all of the club riders, who have continued the racing scene, are all doing so with heavy hearts. Gaybo would be so proud of them.  A huge effort is going on behind the scenes to keep the club very much alive and is being supported (amongst the present riders) along with wonderful help by riders from ‘times past’.  They are all to be commended.

This week’s racing: Tour of Ulster over the bank holiday weekend, where Cian competes with the Leinster team.  Other races taking place over the weekend are the O’Leary Stone Kanturk 3-Day, Clogher Valley GP and Frank 0’Rourke Memorial at Camross (Wexford).  Wishing everyone a happy and safe weekend’s racing.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. 1.’B’ League shall take place on Tuesday, 8thMay at 8pm at GAA Grounds Stamullen.  St Patrick’s v Donaghmore/ Ashbourne
  2. Under 16 Girls Semi Final takes placeon Monday, 7th May v Moylagh (Time and venue to be confirmed).

3.Under 14 Boys Div. 1. League on Thursday, 10th May away to Ratoath at 7.30pm

  1. Under 12 Hurling League on Friday, 11thMay away to St Peters Dunboyne at 7pm.
  2. All County Adult Hurling League Div. 4takes place on Friday, 11th May away to Drumree at 7.15pm.


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St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 5th May     6:00 pm Marie & Joey Whyte

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

Patrick Murphy (MM)

John Mooney

and deceased members of the Mooney family

Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Saturday, 12th 10:30 am First Communion Ceremony for children from

St. Patrick’s NS in Church of the Immaculate

Conception, Gormanston

6:00 pm Brian McConville

Tom Sweeney and Tommy & Katie Caffrey

Sunday, 13th   10:00 am Jack & Kathleen & Jess Despard


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 5th            7:00 pm Gerard Mackin

Thomas, Eileen & Aidan Boylan

and John & Eileen Stallard

Bridget Teeling (4 Ann)

Sunday, 6th        11:30 am Joan & Kevin Sheridan

and deceased members of the Brangan Family

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Friday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Saturday, 12th         7:00 pm Gerry Brennan (MM)

Sunday, 13th         11:30 am

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