Sunday, 7th January 2018
R. I. P.
Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Kevin McKenna, Irishtown, Gormanston, whose funeral took place during last weekend. We remember the bereaved in our prayers.
- First Friday calls: First Friday calls will resume 2ndFebruary 2018.
- Please remember Funeral Masses, when they occur, will replace the Mass of the day.
- On Sunday, Funerals will take place at the usual Mass times. Funerals therefore willtake place at 10 am in Stamullen and 11:30 am in Julianstown (on a Sunday).
- If you wish to book a Mass please contact the parish office in plenty of time as only three families’ intentions are accepted for each weekend Mass.
- One Mass Intention can be taken for 10 am weekday Masses.
Supporting the Parish
Total Offertory: € 1115.00
Envelopes: Stamullen € 405.00
Julianstown € 390.00
- The new boxes of envelopes have been distributed. Thanks to all involved in delivering them.
Thanks to all who contribute each week. If you are an existing contributor and you did not receive your box, or if you would like to receive a box, please contact the parish.
- We would also like to thank all who contribute by means of Standing Order.
- If parishioners prefer, donations ca be made electronically using the following: IBAN IE29BOI0354182447761 and BIC BOIE2D.
- Please remember, cheques should be made payable to Stamullen Julianstown Parish, otherwise the bank will return them.
Message from Bishop Smith
I warmly welcome the announcement that Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Dermot Farrell, Vicar General and Parish Priest of Dunboyne, as Bishop of Ossory.
Since his ordination in 1980, Monsignor Farrell has served the Diocese of Meath with exemplary dedication, pastoral zeal and an immense capacity for work. His ministry in the Cathedral parish of Mullingar, Tullamore and Dunboyne has been characterised by fidelity, energy and commitment. Following his arrival in Dunboyne and Kilbride as Parish Priest in 2007.
On behalf of the priests and people of the Diocese of Meath. I wish Monsignor Farrell every blessing as he prepares for his new role and I assure him of our prayers and support.
We wish Monsignor Farrell every blessing for the future.
Health and Safety
While the risk of Flu remains high we feel it is important that we are pro-active as a parish. As a result the sign of peace will be suspended as directed from the altar. We will review this decision in a few weeks.
A representative from the Pro-Life organisation will speak at all masses in the parish on the weekend of Saturday & Sunday 20th and 21st January.
We would like to thank Kay and Gay Howard of Stamullen RC for their donation of €740 from their Auction towards parish funds raised during their annual fund raising night with Whyte’s on 22nd December. We are very grateful to them for their continuing support.
St. Pauls Missals
A limited number of St. Paul’s Missals are available in the Sacristy and from the parish office. The price for each Missal is €7 again this year.
Adoration in Stamullen
Adoration will resume in Stamullen on Thursday, 11th January 2018. Wishing all a very Happy New Year.
Irish beginners classes resuming shortly. Join us for a cúpla focal! We meet upstairs in Whyes pub, Stamullen. Email email@example.com for further information. Tá faile roimh chách! All are welcome – Junior Cert/Leaving Cert students are welcome as well!
Stamullen Road Club
The cycling club extends a huge thanks to everybody who supported the Monster Christmas draw, including all of the business people who allowed the use of their premises as a sales outlet, Whyte’s Bar/Restaurant, Kay’s Stores in Greenanstown, Launderland, Shane Curran’s Butchers, Centra Supermarket, plus the multitude of people who supported the draw on the night.
Results: Margaret O’Connell, Balbriggan:€1,000, Michael Wardell, Balbriggan: €300, Ann Sarsfield, Stamullen: €200, Carmel Finnegan: Hamper – C/o Centra Stamullen, Locky Flynn, Stamullen: Whytes Meal Voucher, Amanda McEnright, Gracemeadow Way, Stamullen, Paul Hetherington, C/o Stamullen RC: Voucher for Simulator, Colm Dungan, John Hughes, SafeLink: Btl, Whiskey, Brandy, 2 Doz Beer, Shayne Cudden, Duleek: Hamper, Carmel White, C/o Glenn (Stam. RC), John & Enda Hughes, Stamullen: €200.00 cash.
We would also wish it to be know that the Auction which took place on the same night with full proceeds donated to Stamullen Parish Fund, realised €740 and this has been handed over to the Parish.
Finally, we thank everybody for their continued support of the cycling club and wish everybody a Very Happy New Year.
Diary 2018: Stamullen GP/John Reilly Memorial dates for next year will be on the weekend of the 7th and 8th April 2018.
If you would like to join us, come along to St. Patrick’s GAA Centre on Tuesday and Thursday from 8-10 pm. New members always very welcome. Why not come along, meet new friends, and see if Bowls is for you. For information contact Rose on 01-8412086.
The Golden Girls
The Golden Girls will resume on 8th January.
St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News
- The Annual General Meeting of St. Patrick’s GAA Club takes place on Monday, 22ndJanuary at 8pm at the GAA Complex. All welcome to attend.
- The Annual General Meeting of St. Patrick’s Underage Sectiontakes place on Friday, 26th January at 7pm at the GAA Complex. All welcome to attend.
St. Patrick’s Club – Lotto
Next Jackpot: €5,900. Next draw: 9th January.
Free IT Classes
Meath Partnership are offering Free 5 week Basic Laptop, iPhone, iPad, SmartPhone or Tablet Classes in all areas of Meath. If you would like to book a place please phone Angela on 046-9280790.
Operation Transformation Walk
Operation Transformation National Walk will take place on Saturday, 13th January at 10am in Ashbourne (meet at Garda Station). All ages and abilities welcome. Walk distance 4km (along Sli na Slainte route). In the interest of safety, dogs are not allowed. Children must be supervised by an adult.
Anam Cara North Dublin, an organisation that supports bereaved parents, will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 17th January from 7.30-9 pm in the Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords, Co. Dublin. Anam Cara North offers a safe and comfortable setting where you can be yourself among people who understand. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether this was recent or not. For more information see anamcara.ie or call our Information Line on 085-2888888.
St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen
Saturday, 16th 6:00 pm People of the Parish
Sunday, 17th 10:00 am Nicky & Eileen Domigan
Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrants Intentions
Thursday 10:00 am Essie & Billy Dennison
Saturday, 23rd 6:00 pm
Sunday, 24th 10:00 am Patrick McAuley (Snr) (19 Ann)
and Seamus McAuley
St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown
Saturday, 16th 7:00 pm Tom Wiseman (MM)
Michael & Mary Boshell, Patrick Boshell
and Sean Tracey
Mary & Alfie Cooney
Sunday, 17th 11:30 am Tony McCullen (MM)
Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrants Intentions
Friday 10:00 am Celebrants Intentions
Saturday, 23rd 7:00 pm Anne-marie O’Rourke (MM)
Sunday, 24th 11:30 am