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The second collection this Sunday is the Mission Sunday collection. This replaces the share collection.

One of the sisters of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary will be speaking at mass.


Envelope Sunday

envelope sunday givingThe envelopes for the new planned giving year starting on 1st November, will be distributed next weekend in the porch way of the main entrance to the church. You are asked to remember your unique number that is on you existing envelopes, and to ensure that you collect a box with the same number next weekend.

Your continued support to the financing of your church is much appreciated. If you wish to start contributing to Rush Parish funds please take an envelope box next Sunday.



Annual Mass for the Deceased of the Parish: (Sat 31st October at 7p.m. Mass) Feast of All Saints


With Deepest Sympathy


We extend our deepest sympathy to the families of Peggy Hussey and Sister Patricia McGlynn (Franciscan Missonary of Mary) who passed away this week. May they rest in peace.



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We are delighted to welcome Gloria Oluseye, Emily Julia Traynor,Fionn Beirne, Lily Michelle Murphy-Donegan, Martina Jesiolowski, Chloe Alexandra Traynor, Bradley Paul Hogan, Charlie Elizebeth Ebbs and Amber Lily Dillon to the parish.



School of the Word

Fr. Kieran O’Mahony will present 6 sessions on the Gospel of John.This is the 4th module in the series of talks which Fr. Kieran gave in Rush, Lusk and Skerries over the past 2 years. Commencing Tue 20th Oct – and every Tue up to and including Tue 24th Nov. Venue: Lusk Pastoral Centre ( The Old School) at 10am.(Cup of tea available at 9.30am) ALL WELCOME.


Child Safeguarding and Protection

An information/Training Session on Child SafeGuarding and Protection Service will take place here in the Church on Saturday 24th Oct from 12 noon to 2.30pm. This session is important in the ongoing development of our Child SafeGuarding and Protection Strategy in St. Maur’s. All adults involved in any aspect of Church ministry and volunteering are invited and encouraged to attend.


Invitation from Jesus

Come adore the Lord in silent prayer all day Thursday from 7am – 10pm.  Would you like to commit to a set hour or be on a substitute list or just come along any time during the day to pray in silent adoration. Leave name, address and phone number in post box.


eurcharistSaturday Mass

There will be ONE Mass on Saturdays in October/November at 7pm. There will be no 10am Mass.  Confessions will be available at 6.30p.m. on Sat evening.


Planned Giving Envelope Collection 11th October

Thanks for your contribution of €1168.81 which will go towards your parish. We thank you for your generosity.

Anam Cara

Anam Cara is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 21st of October from 19:30 Anam Carato 21:30 in Applewood Community Centre, Castleview Lawn/ Bunbury Gate Road, Swords, Co Dublin. All Anam Cara Services are available free of charge to bereaved parents. For information or to confirm attendance email info@anamcara.ie or call 01 4045378.


Baptisms for Sunday 8th and 22nd November

Preparation meeting on Wednesday 4th November at 7.30 p.m. Deadline for applications is Tuesday 3rd November.

Please note that godparents/sponsors must be baptised Catholics and over 16 years of age. See the parish website for more information.


Fr Cullen

As you may be aware Fr Cullen has not been well and is under the care of his family at the moment. If you wish to leave in a get well card or a personal message you can leave them into the Parish Office and we will forward them onto him and his family.



Parish Office

The Parish Office will be open from 9am – 1pm Mon – Fri.  Mass Cards etc. are on sale




St. Joseph’s Secondary School

Every Monday at 11.15 the school run a programme called friendly faces for senior citizens. It’s for a chat, cup of tea, help with technology, music & Arts & Crafts



Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society

The society are proud to present a talk entitled “The Maritime Aspect of the 1916 Rising” at the Strand Bar, on Thursday October 22nd. Everyone welcome.



Rush Mens Shed Appeal

Do you have any unwanted woodworking tools for community projects. If so please contact Jim 086 3078947.



Basic English Conversation Classes (Failte Isteach)

All are welcome and all levels are provided for. €2 per class. Friendly volunteer tutors. Tuesday’s from 10am to 12 pm. at Martins Shop (Rush Multipurpose Youth Facility) Channel Road beside Rush National School. For more information please contact Caragh at 01-8439349.



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St Vincent De Paul Monthly collection will take place at all masses next weekend 24/25 October.




Blood Transfusion Service

The Blood Transfusion Service will be at St Maur’s GAA Centre from 4:30pm to 8pm on Tuesday 10th Nov.


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The Julian Group

The Julian Group will continue its programme with the Confirmation pupils on Tues. Oct.20th . This week’s Scripture Reading will be “The Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist”.


If you have items for inclusion in the bulletin you can email direct or leave the item in the letter box in the Church porch. Deadline is 12 noon on Thursday. Please include a name and contact number as Anonymous items will not be accepted