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Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – 28th August 2022

Mass Times

We would like to remind parishioners that from next Saturday, 3rd September, the Vigil Mass in St. Patrick’s Church will change to 5:45 pm.


Stamullen Choir

The Choir in Stamullen will resume rehearsals this Monday, 29th August at 8 pm in preparation for Mass the following Sunday, 4th September at 10 am.  New members most welcome.


First Friday Calls

Please note calls for June will take place on Thursday, 1st and Friday 2nd September.

If you know anyone who is housebound and would appreciate receiving the Sacraments, please contact the parish office or Fr. Brendan.


If you wish to speak to Fr. Brendan, please call in to the sacristy after any Mass or call him on his mobile.


Supporting the Parish

Total Offertory:                            €  750.00

Envelopes:              Stamullen     €  308.00

Julianstown   €  260.00

Thank you for your continued support which is very much appreciated.

Ceremonies in the Parish:  Weddings 

We would like to congratulate Kate Gilligan & Daniel Colgan who were married in our Parish this week.

We wish them both every blessing.


Safeguarding children in our Parish

Our Parish Safeguarding representatives are Stephen Leonard and Carol McKiernan.

If you have a child safeguarding concern, please do not hesitate to contact Stephen or Carol through the Parish Office.

The Meath Diocesan Designated Liaison person is Marie O’Sullivan.  Marie can be contacted on 083-3175742/email at:


Legion of Mary Centenary Concert 

To mark the 100th year anniversary of the Legion of Mary, a concert will take place in the historical surroundings of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin on Saturday, 3rd September at 8pm (doors open at 7:30pm) with very special guests including award winning soprano Celine Byrne, the Dublin Concert Band, Celtic Calling, Lorraine Mathews and other guests on the night.

Bookings: Eventbrite: Search Legion of Mary Centenary Concert.  Tickets: €30 (premium) & €20 (general admission).

St. Patricks GFHC Lotto

Jackpot: €1,600. Drawn: 23rd August. Numbers Drawn – Please see facebook page for information regarding Jackpot Winner and  Match three winner. Next Week’s Jackpot: € 1,700.

Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes ‘22 

The Pilgrimage will be led by Bishop Deenihan from 12th to 17th September.

All pilgrims will be accommodated in Hotels. All pilgrims should be able to make the pilgrimage independently or with the assistance of someone accompanying them and taking responsibility for their care.


Pilgrimage fare from €759 includes flights, five nights full board, travel insurance, government and shrine taxes.  Booking with Joe Walsh Tours 01-2410800.


St Finnian’s Day at Clonard

Sunday, 17th September from 10.30 am to 4

pm in St Finnian’s Church, Clonard.

Inspirational Talks, Pilgrim Walk to site of St. Finnian’s Monastery.

Speakers:  Dr Padraig O’Riain, Professor Emeritus UCC and Dr Holger C. Lonze, Dealbhoir/Sculptor.   Music:  Maire Ni Dhuibhir.


Dromantine Retreat & Conference Centre 
Saturday workshop – When it is Darkest: Understanding Suicide

Suicide can affect any one of us and despite the scale of devastation for individuals, family and friends, it is still poorly understood. This workshop will untangle the complex reasons behind suicide and dispel unhelpful myths.  It will also provide compassionate advice on how best to help someone vulnerable and support those struggling through the tragedy of suicide to find strength in the darkest of places.
Saturday, 24th September cost €45.  Everyone welcome.

Workshop Facilitator: Father Hugh Lagan SMA (priest with the Society of African Missions and a chartered clinical psychologist. He has led retreats, workshops and training internationally on psychological and spiritual well-being, positive change, trauma, mental health and resilience).

Please contact Jacinta or Louisa to reserve your place: Call:  048-30821964 or e-mail:


Peter McVerry Trust

Peter McVerry Trust, the national housing and homelessness charity, is excited to announce the return of our biggest annual fundraising event, the Peter McVerry Trust Wexford Cycle 2022, taking place on Saturday, 17th September.  (Suitable for all levels)

The cycle raises vital funds for the housing and homeless charity founded by Fr. Peter McVerry. The event is open to all abilities and is a great day out.


To find out more visit or call 018230776. Register at /cycle or call 018230776.


Mass Schedules



Saturday, 27th        St. Patrick’s       6:00 pm        AV.     Anthony (Tony) Jackson


St. Mary’s         7:00 pm         AV.     Thomas & Hannah Fitzpatrick

  1. Sheila Foley, Tony McCullen & Lee Burford


Sunday, 28th          St. Patrick’s      10:00 am       AV.     Josie, Ciaran & Catherine Cook and Sean Caffrey


                               St. Mary’s         11:30 am       AV.     Fursey O’Byrne (56th Ann)




Tuesday                 St. Patrick’s      10:00 am                   Letty Barker

 Wednesday          St. Mary’s         10:00 am                   Children returning to School

 Thursday              St. Patrick’s      10:00 am                   Sick and Housebound in our Parish

 Friday                   St. Mary’s         10:00 am                   List of the Dead




Saturday, 3rd         St. Patrick’s      5:45 pm        BR.      Robert White

  1. David Clarkin

                               St. Mary’s         7:00 pm


Sunday, 4th            St. Patrick’s      10:00 am       AV.     Monica, James &Kathleen Gilligan

                               St. Mary’s         11:30 am       AV.     Willie & Agnes Russell

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