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Third Sunday of Easter 14th April 2024


The Building Hope Prayer

 

Pilgrim God,

we give you thanks and praise.

You constantly journey with us

even in our darkness and doubts.

We seek your way of loving kindness to walk together as one family.

Open our eyes to recognise you in the faces of one another, in the breaking of bread and in the splendour of creation.

May the risen Christ sow seeds of hope and new life deep within us.

May our hearts and minds

be filled with your Word,

bringing forth truth, justice and peace.

May the Holy Spirit, working in and through us, do much more than we can dare to imagine,

as we live out our baptismal calling

in humble and loving service.

We make this prayer through Christ Our Lord, Amen.

 

Trócaire Boxes

Trócaire boxes can be returned to the Parish Office, during office hours, or to the church during Mass times only.  For security, please do not leave boxes unattended.

 

Sacraments in our Parish

 

First Communion

First Communion Ceremonies in our Parish will take place next Saturday, 20th April for children from Whitecross NS

Ceremony for children from St. Patrick’s NS Saturday, will take place on Saturday, 27th April.  Both Ceremonies will take place at 10 am in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown.

 

Tickets have been allocated for the Ceremonies and these will be distributed to children from Whitecross School during the week.

 

Once again, we would like to say, the ticket system is not ideal, however, due to the large numbers for First Communion and the space available in our Church, this is our best option for all.

 

Sincere thanks to Diarmuid Everard, of Printcom for sponsoring the Tickets, and also the Easter Passports.

 

 

Baptism

Our next Parish Baptismal Preparation meeting will take place on Tuesday, 7th May at 7:30 pm in our Parish Pastoral Centre, Stamullen.

 

Please contact our parish office if you would like to register your child for Baptism.

 

 

Supporting our Parish

Total Offertory:                       €    1,225.00

Easter Offerings    Stamullen    €       440.00

Julianstown  €       435.00

Contributions

If you wish to contribute to our Parish, please use the following Account details:

BIC: BOFIIE2D IBAN: IE85BOFI90354175356829

Please state your name in the reference.

 

 

St. Patrick’s GFHC Lotto

Jackpot € 3,100 drawn on 9th April.  Numbers drawn: 1, 13, 17, 23.  No Winner.  No Match Three Winner. Next week’s Jackpot:  €3,200.  Thanks to all our Supporters.

 

 

Feel Good Project

Free private counselling session for over 16’s with SOSAD Outreach Clinics in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Stamullen. Call Rachel to book an appointment on 046-077682 or e-mail us: meathcoordinator@sosadireland.ie

 

EMHA (East Meath Hospice Association)

The AGM of the East Meath Hospice Association (EMHA) will take place in the Parish Rooms, Laytown Road, Julianstown on Monday, 22nd April at 7 pm.  All very welcome.

 

Julianstown Bowls Club

Julianstown Bowls Club is recruiting new members. Why not come along to experience the game of bowls and have a very enjoyable evening, on Monday or Thursday from 8 to 10 pm in Julianstown Community Hall.  Contact Sean on 086-8438803 or Marie 086-1525413.

 

Stamullen Bowls

New members are invited to join this very successful, long-established Club.  Why not come along, make new friends while getting some exercise.  We meet every Thursday from 8-10 pm in St. Patrick’s GAA Centre.  Please contact Rose on 01-8412086.

 

Mass Schedules 

                                   

Saturday, 13th      St.  Mary’s          7 pm

AV.     Jimmy Curran

 

Sunday, 14th          St.  Patrick’s     10 am

RD.     Patsy Boylan

RD.      Eilish Tansey

                                 St.  Mary’s          11:30 am

AV.     Mary Dowling

 

 

Tuesday              St. Patrick’s       10 am

AV.     Roseanne Tyndall

AV.      Maire Breslin (1st Anniversary)

 

Wednesday         St. Mary’s          10 am

RD      Geraldine Moore

RD.      Annette Leonard

BR.       Rosie Gaughran

 

Thursday            St. Patrick’s      10 am

RD      Mary Meade

AV.      Nicky McAuley

 

Friday                  St. Mary’s          10 am

RD.     Pauline Moore

RD.       Dominic Glennane

 

Saturday, 20th    St.  Mary’s

10 am     First Communion Ceremony for Children  from Whitecross NS

 

7 pm

AV.      Andrew Whelan Snr & Andrew Whelan Jnr

AV.      Tosh, Dinah & Paula Collier, Thomas & Jane Collier, DFM Collier Family.  Thomas & Mary Gavin and DFM Gavin Family

 

Sunday, 21st          St. Patrick’s        10 am               

AV.       Baby Rory Ryan

AV       Marie McWalter

AV.      Imelda & Andrew Mooney

AV.     Michael McCormack  & DFM McCormack & Murray Families

SI.

  St. Mary’s             11:30 am

MM.     Annette Leonard

AV.    Jimmy Smyth (1st Anniversary)

AV.    Tom & Nellie Gallagher

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