We welcome Elsie-mai Mc Elarney,Cillian Dempsey,Eoghan Dempsey, Sean Dignam& Caleb Leahy to the parish.

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY 12th April, commencing at 2 pm led by John Delaney includes Holy Mass, Adoration & Prayer ministry

FINANCE SUNDAY: We request all parishioners to take a copy of the financial statement of the parish which is available in the porches of the church, if anyone has any queries please contact the parish office where your query will be noted. We thank you for support, suggestions & help.

EASTER CONFESSIONS Will take place after 9 am mass on Monday 30th , Tuesday 31st & Wednesday 1st april

SATURDAY MORNING MASSES No Saturday morning masses at 10 am on Sat 11th April, 18th April & 25th April and on May 16th & 23rd May.

BAPTISMS DATES Preparation Meeting for baptisms on Sundays 12th & Sunday 26th of April will be held on Wednesday 8th April. Deadline for April Baptisms is Tuesday 7th April. Please note that godparents/sponsors must be baptised Catholics and over 16 years of age. See the parish website for all information. No Baptisms in July.

PARISH OFFICE We thank Luke Dillon who kindly donated the new furnishings for the office. Opening Hrs: Mon – Thurs :9am-1pm, Friday 11am-1pm. Available at the office: Mass cards (€5), Certs (€3), Baptismal Forms, Mass Intentions, Irish Catholic Paper. The following Mass cards are also available from the Parish Office; Sympathy, Anniversary, Mass Bouquet, Mass Intention, Thank You, Birthday & Get Well. We also have opened a little gift shop with beautiful communion sets, candles, books, bookmarks, Angel pins, Rosary beads etc.

CHILDREN’S LITURGY Next Sunday at the 11.30 a.m. mass. Colouring leaflets are available for children under 6. Please bring your own colour pencils.

DEVOTIONS FOR LENT Copies of the Stations of the Cross can be read or viewed in the Church.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT Every Sunday of Lent from 2 p.m to 5 p.m.

SIGNAGE – Please take note of the new signs in the car park on the Church grounds.

MEETINGS Any meetings that take place in the church must have permission from the Parish Priest.

ADVOCATE Sunshine house collection will take place at all Masses next weekend. 28th/29th march.

HEALING MASS IN HONOUR OF ST. PEREGRINE, PATRON SAINT OF CANCER St. Patrick’s Church, Skerries – Monday 30th March at 7.30pm. The Sacrament of the Sick will be administered after Mass to those afflicted with cancer, along with the blessing of the relic of St. Peregrine. All Welcome!

‘STAY HERE AND KEEP WATCH WITH ME’ All night vigil of prayer at St. Patrick’s R.C. Church Donabate Beginning with Mass of the Lord’s upper at 7.30pm on Holy Thursday Finishing with Morning Prayer at 10am on Good Friday.

BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE Will be at ST. Maur’s GAA Centre from 4.30 -8.00pm on Mon 20th April.

ST CATHERINE’S SENSORY GARDEN It gives us the greatest pleasure to let you know that St Catherine’s NS has been chosen as a worthy recipient of the GIY Get Ireland Growing Fund with support from AIB 2015. Our application was described as impressive and inspiring and will be used to develop a sensory garden in our new school. Once it is in place everybody is welcome to come visit and share the garden with us.

RUSH CRICKET CLUB EASTER CRICKET CAMP For 6 to 12 year old boys & girls – Tuesday 7th April – Friday 10th April, 1000 – 1200 each day. Registration fee €20 – All equipment supplied. Reserve a place by email to or by text to 087 2612778. Youth Registration for 2015 at 6.30pm on Wednesday 15th April at the clubhouse. For boys & girls from 6 years old. Registration fee €40 for year

ST MAURS GAA Bingo every Sunday night at 8:30pm. Sunday lotto draw at 9pm. If you’re not in you can’t win.

LOURDES’ VOLUNTEERS Group travelling to work with Hospitalité Notre Dame de Lourdes. 5th to 12th July Or 12th to 19th July. Full training given by Hospitalite ND de Lourdes Enquiries to Liz Byrne Ph: 087-1926346 or Email: