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Sunday, 9th June 2019

Calling Past Pupils of Whitecross School!

Whitecross school is looking for a past pupil with IT experience to reach out to other past pupils for a particular project.

Any interested parties should contact the Chairperson at for further information.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:  €   700.00

June Offerings :    Stamullen €   535.00

Julianstown: €   485.00

Thank you for June Offerings which supports our Parish Priest for which we are very grateful.


Ceremonies in the Parish:  Weddings  

We would like to congratulate Tara Battersby & Colm Clarkin who were married in Stamullen this week.  We wish them both every blessing for the future.


Sacraments in the Parish:  Baptism

This  weekend we welcome in Baptism: Tadhg Calvey & Faith Russell.  May all newly baptised children always know and love Jesus as their friend.   We ask parishioners to pray for these children and their families.


Exams 2019

We remember all our young parishioners who are sitting the Junior and Leaving Certificate Exams at the moment.  A prayer to the Holy Spirit on their behalf would be most appreciated……


Stamullen Cemetery

Mass in Stamullen Cemetery will take place on Friday, 21st June at 7:30 pm.


Moorechurch Cemetery

Cemetery Sunday in Moorechurch Cemetery will take place on Sunday, 7th July at 11:30 am.


Kilsharvan Cemetery

Blessing of Graves in Kilsharvan Cemetery will take place on Tuesday, 9th July at 7:30 pm.


  • Please alert those outside the parish to these dates.


Do This in Memory (DTIM)

The final Mass will take place on Sunday, 23rd June, the Feast of Corpus Christi: St. Patrick’s NS will join the congregation at 10 am in St. Patrick’s church, Stamullen and Whitecross NS will join the congregation at 11:30 am Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.

All young parishioners who received their first Holy Communion this year are welcome.

Adoration – Summer times

  • Adoration of the most Blessed Sacramentin Stamullen has finished for the summer and will resume in September.


  • Adoration continues in Julianstown on Wednesdays from 9 am and after 10 am Mass.  (Contact Josephine if you wish to add your name to the list).


St. Anthony’s Novena

Join us in St, Peter’s Church, West Street, Drogheda for St. Anthony’s Novena every day until Thursday 13th June at 10:30 am and 7:30 pm Daily.

Sunday June, 9th Holy Hour at 7:30 pm.

Finally on, Thursday, 13th June: Blessing of Lilies at both Masses, Blessing of Children at 4 pm, Closing Mass at 7:30 pm.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Bishop Deenihan will lead the 2019 Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes which takes place from 9th to 14th September 2019.

Bookings can be made with Pilgrimage Abroad Ltd, Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2. Tel 01-6359300. email: (See Noticeboards for more information).


Meath Lourdes Hospitality Group Church gate collection

The Meath Lorurdes Hospitality group have been granted a permit to hold a Church Gate collection on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June.


If parishioners know any Hospital pilgrims who would like to travel with the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, from 9th to 14th September, and need some help with the fare, please contact Lily on 087-6978783.


Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock:  11th August

Led by Bishop Tom Deenihan with the Meath Diocesan Choir. Confession from 11 am to 5 pm.  Anointing of the Sick at 2:30 pm.  Pilgrimage Mass at 3 pm followed by Benediction, Rosary, Procession to the Shrine and Blessing of Religious objects.  For further details contact For details of supports for elderly and invalids phone:  094-9388100.


Lough Derg – Three Day Pilgrimage

1st to 3rd July.  Bus leaving Park Hotel, Mullingar at 8.30 am on 1st July.  Contact 044-9374818.


Stamullen Road Club

Information in next week’s Newsletter.


St. Patrick’s GF & HC – Club News

U12 Roinn D. Hurling Semi Final on Tuesday, 11th June in Trim at 7pm.  Trim v St Patrick’s/St Colmcille’s.

All County Hurling Adult  League Div. 4 takes place on Tuesday, 11th June at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7pm.  St. Patrick’s v Ratoath.

U11 Boys Football League takes place on Wednesday, 12th  June in Dunboyne at 7pm. St. Peter’s v St. Patrick’s.

U10 Go Games Football takes place on Wednesday, 12th June in Bohermeen. St. Ultan’s/Cortown v St. Patrick’s.

All County ‘B’ Football  League Div. 2 takes place on Thursday, 13th June at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 7.45pm. St. Patrick’s v Blackhall Gaels.

  1. U12 Football League Roinn C Semi Final takes placeon Saturday, 15th June at GAA Grounds Stamullen at 2pm. St.  Patrick’s v Slane.
  2. Bingo this Sunday at 8pm in clubhouse and jackpot €750.


  1. Cake Sale: Our Junior teams are holding a Fund raising Cake Sale in the Parish Centre, Stamullen this weekend before and after Masses.


St.  Patrick’s Club – Lotto

Drawn on 28/05/2019. Numbers drawn: 3,8,22,23. No Winner. Weekly Winners: Suzanne Ledwith, Eamonn Morris, Susan Whearity, Pauline Clarkin, Ann Woods. Next Week’s Jackpot: €4,400

Drawn on 04/06/2019.  Numbers drawn: 2,11,12,17. No Winner. Weekly Winners:  Christy Breen, Martin Curran, Dermot Stone, Mary McGuinness, Bingo Bus Laytown. Next Week’s Jackpot: €4,500


Anam Cara

Anam Cara North Dublin, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Wednesday 19th June at 7:20pm in the Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords, Co. Dublin.

This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. Please note there will be no events in July or August, please contact us on or 085 2888 888 for any queries.


ADHD Parent Support Group

Would you like to join our Skerries ADHD Parent Support Group for a casual coffee morning?  Come and join us in Skerries Mills Coffee shop on Monday, 10th June at 10 am for a chat. We will discuss concerns, issues and ADHD experiences at home and school.  “Just remember you are not alone.”


Duleek Fair Weekend

Duleek Fair Weekend takes place from Friday, 28th until Sunday, 30th  June with fun, entertainment and activities for people of all ages. There will be several stalls on the village green on the Sunday. Any local businesses or community groups  or crafters who would like a stall, or any artists interested in having paintings at the Art exhibition  please contact 0866086621 or 0861050159 or email


Fleadh Laighean

Organisers of Leinster Fleadh 2019 are delighted to announce a series of free inclusive workshops for people with additional needs at this year’s event in Athboy, Co. Meath. To help promote and raise awareness there will be an information evening on Wednesday 12th June from 6-8pm in Athboy Convent Community Centre (Kildalkey rd). The Inclusive Workshops will run as part of the Leinster Fleadh programme from Monday, 8th to Friday, 12th July. While the workshops are free of charge each potential participant will attend on just one of the days and must register in advance.  You can download the application form from under the heading ‘Inclusive Workshops’.



St. Patrick’s Church, Stamullen


Saturday, 8th   6:00 pm Paddy Byrne (25 Ann)

George Cooke (11 Ann)

Sunday, 9th    10:00 am Alan Bonner (2 Ann)

John O’Byrne Snr

Peggy (1 Ann) and John & Edward Nealon

Tuesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Thursday 10:00 am Mary Whyte

Feast of St. Anthony

Saturday, 15th     6:00 pm Robert Dunphy (15 Ann)

Michael Clarke

 and his parents Michael & Ellen Clarke

Seamus (James) Reilly

Sunday, 16th        10:00 am Bridget Smith (MM)


St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown


Saturday, 8th    7:00 pm Eileen & Kit Casey

Sunday, 9th   11:30 am Alice & James Lynam

and their daughters Eileen and Stephanie Lynam

Wednesday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Friday 10:00 am Celebrant’s Intentions

Saturday, 15th       7:00 pm

Sunday, 16th         11:30 am Veronica Lenehan

Moira (22 Ann) & Baby Daragh O’Kelly

and Seamus & Winifred McKiernan

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