We welcome into our Parish Community Noah Hogan, Willow Watts-Lowndes, Bébhinn McAnally-Masterson & Charlie Fanning-Murphy Anniversary

We remember Mr John Fitzsimons R.I.P., Loughshinny whose anniversary occurs on February 17th .

Events in the Parish
Lent Ash Wednesday 18th February Day of Fast and Abstinence Mass times: 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Ashes will be distributed after each mass and are available all day and in the evening in the church.

Trócaire Lenten Campaign 2015 focuses on Ethiopia. Trócaire boxes will be available from Ash Wednesday.

Do this in Memory Programme Mass at 11.30 a.m. this Sunday 15th February. Weekday & Sunday

Mass Intentions
Parishioners leaving in Mass intentions for morning Mass Monday to Saturday are asked to supply a contact telephone number in case the Mass is cancelled at short notice. Mass intentions for Sundays are to be left in the office, the sacristy or the letter box. We would appreciate if all intentions could be left in by Friday.

Change to Parish Bulletin Submission Deadline
Deadline for inclusion for items to be included is 12 noon on Thursday. Please include name and contact number. Anonymous items are not accepted. Please submit by email at Website: Please take notice of the new features in the Rush Parish Website

Arrangements for Baptisms Preparation Meeting for baptisms on Sundays 8 th & 22nd March will held on Wednesday 4th March. Deadline for applications for March baptisms is Tuesday 3rd March. Please note that godparents/sponsors must be baptised Catholics and over 16 years of age. See the parish website for all information.

Accord Sunday 14th/15th February
This weekend the share collection will be replaced by the annual Accord collection.

Anam Cara is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 18th of February 2015 from 19:30 to 21:30 in Applewood Community Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin. The guest speaker for the evening is Peter Hanlon and the topic is “A Parent’s Grief & Loss”. All Anam Cara Services are available free of charge to bereaved parents. Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for room set up, we would appreciate if you could RSVP to before Tuesday, 17th February 2015 or call us 01 4045378

St. Vincent de Paul Society Monthly collection will take place at all masses this weekend.

Rush Musical Society
Rush Musical Society will hold a general knowledge Table Quiz in the Carlyann on Friday the 20th of February at 8.30pm. Tables of four at €10 per person. Promises to be a great night. Bookings are now open for Rush Musical Society’s next Production of The Best Little Whore House in Texas which will take place for nine nights in the Millbank Theatre Rush from Thursday the 19th of March to Saturday the 28th of March at 8pm nightly. Bookings can be made by contacting 018437475 or email