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Sunday, 8th July 2018

Fr. Adrian Blajuta

We welcome Fr. Adrian back again this year.   He will be with us here in the parish for the month of July.

If you would like to meet Fr. Adrian or invite him to call to visit you, please pop in to see him in the sacristy after Mass.


Moorechurch Cemetery Mass and Blessing of Graves

There was a fantastic attendance at the Mass and blessing of graves in Moorechurch cemetery last Sunday.


Sincere thanks to all who were involved in the preparation of the cemetery and surrounding area for the annual devotions.


Thanks to Bridie Kirwan and the Ministers of the Eucharist and Word and to Nicholas Hughes for setting up the Altar.


Sincere thanks also to Denis O’Flaherty, Jim Woods, Declan Russell, and Barry Woods for their Supervision and security presence.


We would also like to thank Philip MCormack and Christy Martin for the use of their fields for car parking, Philip McCormack Jnr for providing the Electricity and Paudge Moore for looking after the sound system and all who provided invaluable help on the day for which we are sincerely grateful.


Finally thanks to Niamh Uí Loinsigh who secured a Grant from Meath Co. Council for the maintenance of the cemetery, Michael and his team from the Co. Council for providing and taking away the bins, Brendan for the great job he did cutting the grass and to Anne Woods for all her hard work behind the scenes liaising with individuals to keep the cemetery in tip top condition.


Mass and Blessing of Graves

  • Blessing of Graves in Kilsharvan Cemetery will take place on Friday, 13thJuly at 7:30 pm.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  Stamullen €      350.00

Weekly envelopes:    Stamullen €         515.00


Patron Day Julianstown

Total Offertory €           2130.00

Patron Day Envelopes €   765.00


Ceremonies in the Parish:  Weddings  

We would like to congratulate Olive McGee & Gerard Ryan who were married in St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen on Saturday.   We wish Olive and Gerard every blessing for the future.


Sacraments in the Parish:  Baptism

This weekend we welcome in Baptism: Conor Keenan & Ava Smyth.  May newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.   We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their familes.


WMOF2018 – Mass in the Phoenix Park

We have booked a bus to take us to the Phoenix Park for the final Mass on Sunday, 26th August.


If you wish to be included on the list, (we have a limited number of spaces left) please include your name on the sheet.

Sheets can be found beside the Newsletters at the back door in Julianstown and on the table beside the newsletters in the foyer in Stamullen.


Adoration Julianstown

There will be no Adoration in Julianstown for the next few weeks.   We will alert Adorers to the date when Adoration is returning in future newsletters.


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 01-6359300 or email:


Meath Lourdes Hospitality Group

If parishioners know any Hospital pilgrims who would like to travel to Lourdes and need some help with the fare, please contact Lily on 087-6978783.


Young Adult Weekend of Prayer and Reflection

Young Adults aged 18 – 45 are invited to weekend of Prayer and Reflection from 20th to 22nd July in St. Columban’s, Dalgan Park, Navan.  (see Noticeboards)

Cost: Donation. Own room and all meals are provided.  Contact: Sr Una on 090-6481666 or Email:


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

  1. ACHL Div. 4. On Saturday 7thJuly at the GAA Grounds Stamullen @ 7pm.  St Patrick’s v Na Fianna.
  2. Div 1. ‘A’ Football  League on Monday, 9thJuly in Kilberry at 8pm. Wolfe Tones v St Patrick’s.
  3. Div 1. ‘B’ Football League on Tuesday,10th July at the GAA Grounds Stamullen at 8pm.  St. Patrick’s v Summerhill.
  4. Under 16 Boys Football  Summer League –  St Patrick’s v Dunshaughlin….date to be confirmed.


Stamullen Road Club

This weekend there are a variety of events for the Lads to choose from:

Saturday 6th July: Ballivor GP at 7pm

Sunday: Moynalty GP at 10am

Monday: Mark Mullen Memorial League: Donore at 7:30pm

Tuesday: Junior Tour of Ireland, based in Ennis, Co. Clare

Wednesday: McNally Swords Summer League

Thursday: The Bike Station League, Dundalk


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 03/07/2018. Numbers drawn:7,11,12,20. Weekly winners: Cormac Sullivan, Theresa Boylan, Colm Downey, Stephen Bullard, Karen Phelan. Next week’s Jackpot: €8,400.


Stamullen Tidy Towns

Clean up continues every Saturday morning.  Why not join us and help us improve our village … we meet every Saturday at Stamullen Church at 11 am.


Digital Skills Classes

Free five-week basic iPhone, iPad, smartphone and tablet classes starting on the Tuesday, 17th July from 10 am to 12 noon in St. Patrick’s GAA Centre, Stamullen. Please contact Angela at  Meath Partnership on 046-9280790.


Friends of Autism and ADHD – Position Vacant 

Come join our team! Friends currently have a vacancy for a retail assistant in our furniture store in Balbriggan.  Applicants must be eligible for employment under the Community Employment Scheme.

Duties involved include till work (cashing up, etc), filling in collection and delivery dockets and assisting with scheduling same, sorting and display of products and general floor duties. The working week will be 19.5 hours and this may include some Saturdays.

A successful applicant will be punctual, reliable and have a good level of English . Also be friendly and customer – orientated and understand the need for discretion/confidentiality as customers often come in just for a chat !   Applications can be made by email  to including a brief CV and covering letter or by dropping a hard copy of CV and a covering letter to our offices at 102 Strand Street Skerries, or to our furniture store on Clonard Street , Balbriggan.


The Priory Institute

Study Theology by Distance Learning at the Priory Institute, dominican Centre for Theological Studies in Tallaght.  Application deadline 25th September 2018. (For more information please see Noticeboards).


Meath Archaeological and Historical Society

MAHS will host a lecture by Dr. Brian Griffin (Bath Spa University) titled Sport in Ireland during the Great Famine, on Sunday, 8th July at 3 pm in Trim Library.  Inquiries to J. Clancy, PRO, 01 8259438; website


Community Recycling Day (26th May)

Congratulations to Denis Galvin, winner of the Beko Washing Machine at the recent Community Recycling Day in Julianstown.



Medjugorje for 7 nights from 15th to 22nd September. Price includes: Half board accommodation,  guided week, transfers to and from airport. For more information contact Pat Butterly on 086-8210522.


St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 7th      6:00 pm Patrick Mooney

Christy & Patrick Gough

Sunday, 8th       10:00 am Maureen Finn and Michael & May McAuley

William, Mary & Liam Vickers

Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Thursday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Saturday, 14th       6:00 pm Thomas & Anna Dunphy

Sunday, 15th  10:00 am Peggy (Margaret) Nealon (MM)

Nicky & Bridget Crowe


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 7th          7:00 pm Patrick (Pat) Moloney (4 Ann)

Nano Cole

and deceased members of the Cole & Taaffe families

Sunday, 8th         11:30 am Paddy & Kathleen Moore

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Friday 10:00 am Celebrants Intentions

Saturday, 14th          7:00 pm

Sunday, 15th         11:30 am

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