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Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 19th November 2023

November Memorial Mass

Our Annual Parish Memorial Mass will take place at Vigil Masses next Saturday, 25th November.


Families who lost loved ones during the year will be invited to participate in this Mass.

Indeed, all are invited to participate and very welcome to attend. Please invite your family, friends and neighbours.



November is a time for remembering and praying for our loved ones who have gone before us and whose loss we feel. It is a time when we are particularly conscious of those in our parish who are grieving and all those who have lost loved ones, especially in the past year.


In our Parish, this week we created a sacred space/garden within both churches. This sacred space will be in the sanctuary area and it will be left in place until the end of November.


List of the Dead

You can return your List of the Dead Envelope in any of the boxes provided in both churches.

For security, please leave envelopes during Mass times only.  You can also drop them into the Parish Office.


Christmas Cards

We will have a selection of Christmas cards available in the Sacristies and Parish Office from next weekend.  Christmas Cards are €5 each.


Sacraments in our Parish


This weekend we welcomed our Confirmation candidates and their families as they Enrol for Confirmation in 2024.

Enrolment Forms collected at these Ceremonies will determine the numbers for our Ceremonies in March and the allocation of tickets will be decided when we know how many children we have coming forward to receive the Sacrament.



First Communion Enrolment Ceremonies will take place in December.

(If you haven’t received a First Eucharist Enrolment Form, please call to the Parish Office or chat to Fr. Brendan after any Mass).


Supporting our Parish

Total Offertory:                                  €      700.00

November Offering:  Stamullen      €      365.00

Julianstown                                         €      560.00

We are sincerely grateful for your continued support.



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



Please state your name in the reference.

Thank you for our consideration.


40 Hours Adoration

Bishop Tom has invited all parishes and parishioners to make a Eucharistic pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Christ the King.

Opening Mass Friday, 24th November at 7:30 pm, Confessions from 12pm until midnight on Saturday, 25th November and Solemn Vespers and Benediction at 4pm on Sunday, 26th November (Please see poster in both churches).


We have been allocated 3-4 pm on Sunday 25th as our hour of Adoration, but parishioners are welcome to attend at any time they wish.


Together with neighbouring parishes, we have arranged a free minibus to take anyone who wishes to attend, over to Mullingar.  The Minibus will leave church car parks at 1 pm and return at 7:30 pm. (Times to be confirmed).


Please contact our Parish office to put your name down if you would like to join us.




St. Patrick’s GFHC Lotto

Jackpot € 1,200 drawn on 14th November.  Numbers drawn: 5, 7, 18, 29.  No Winner.  One Match Three Winner:  Ann Sarsfield  Next week’s Jackpot:  €1,300.  Thanks to all our Supporters.


St. Patrick’s National School Mince Pie Morning

All invited to St. Patrick’s National School Annual Mince Pie morning/Christmas raffle which will take place in Whyte’s of Stamullen from 10 am on Friday, 8th December.

The St. Patrick’s School choir will provide entertainment for the morning.


Youth Meet & Prayer Gathering (+18 years)

Meet and Prayer gathering will take place in the Church of the Nativity of Our Lady, Donore A92 FN36 at 7:30pm on Friday, 1st December. This is a monthly gathering, taking place in different parishes each month, for young adults in the Diocese of Meath to join together for prayer, reflection & discussion, assisted with the support and guidance of priests from the diocese and the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal. Please share the invite and bring a friend or two along. Contact Fr. Mark:


Advent Retreat for Young Adults! (18-40yrs)

Join us in Dalgan Park for an Advent Retreat on Saturday, 2nd December  (10am – 5.30pm).

Prepare spiritually for Christmas!  ‘Come Lord Jesus, Come …….’ Cost: €20 suggested (lunch and tea breaks provided). Contact: Sr Úna 090-6481666 or


Viatores Christi

Message from Viatores Christi: Please convey our heartfelt gratitude to parishioners for the substantial contribution to VC, which will be a great help to us in our work with our partner projects in some of the poorest communities of our world.  Collection received to date has been extremely generous, totaling €2,599.78.


Saturday, 18th       St. Patrick’s        5:45 pm

AV.     Matthew Reilly

AV.      Christy and Margaret Curtis and Elizabeth & Steve Porter

AV. Nancy & Shay Woodhead and DFM Woodhead & Heuston families

                                              St. Mary’s           7:00 pm

AV.     Pam McGuinness


 Sunday, 19th        St. Patrick’s        10:00 am   

AV.     Edward Clarkin

AV.      Nora & Seamus Watters and Family

AV.      Yvonne Dunne

                             St. Mary’s            11:30 am

AV.     Esther Brangan




Tuesday           St. Patrick’s     10:00 am    AV.     Richard Whyte Snr and Richard Whyte Junior


Wednesday     St. Mary’s          10:00 am   AV.     Tom Power and DFM Power Family


Thursday         St. Patrick’s      10:00 am   RD.         Cathriona (Trina) Smith

  RD           Peggy Duffy

 RD           Brian Corr

Friday              St. Mary’s          10:00 am               Celebrant’s Intention



Saturday, 25th       St. Patrick’s   5:45 pm                   Annual Parish Remembrance Mass

AV.     Gretta Curran

AV.      John Smith

AV.      Peter & Annie White & DFM

             St. Mary’s         7:00 pm                   Annual Parish Remembrance Mass

Sunday, 26th          St. Patrick’s     10:00 am    

AV.     Brefini & Esther O’Callaghan

AV.   John Murphy  

                               St. Mary’s         11:30 am

AV.     Patrick O’Donnell

AV.     Tom Tobin

AV.     John & Marie and Miriam & Frank Woods

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