November Altar List of the Dearly Faithful Departed
The November Altar List of the Dearly Faithful Departed is available from the porches of the church.Completed lists will be placed at the Cross on the Altar during the month of November. An offering enclosed with the completed list is kindly accepted. Please leave completed lists in the Parish Office or collection baskets at Mass or in the Parish correspondence box in the main porch of the Church.
Annual Mass for the deceased of the Parish
Annual Mass for the deceased of the Parish: (Sat 31st October at 7p.m. Mass) Feast of All Saints. Novemberis a month in which the Christian community remembers those who have passed over from this earthly life into eternal life with God. Every year during November the parish community celebrates a special Mass in which we remember in our prayers all our loved ones who have died since this time last year. We invite you to join in celebrating Mass for our Faithful Departed and those who are bereaved on Saturday 31st October at 7pm.
The envelopes for the new planned giving year starting on 1st November, will be distributed this 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 this 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 or standing order form this Sunday or from the Parish Office.
Confirmation and Communion Preparation
November 6 & 7th Confirmation preparation Mass is next Saturday, evening at 7p.m. Nov, 6th Communion and1st Confession preparation, Do This in Memory Programme is at 11.30a.m. Mass on Sun.7th Nov. Preparation meeting on Tuesday 3rd November @ 8p.m. in Church.
The Julian Group
The Julian Group will continue its programme with the Confirmation pupils on Tues. Nov. 3rd. This week’s Scripture Reading will be: The Last Supper: (Luke 22 verses 14 – 20).
New Altar Servers Rota
A new rota for the Altar Servers are available from the Parish Office.
Planned Giving Envelope Collection
Planned Giving Envelope Collection 25th October: The amount collected last Sunday in the envelope collection amounted to €1055. Thank you for your generosity.
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.
We welcome into our Parish Faith community the following children who were baptised last Sunday; Nicholas Kennedy, Sean Garvey, Jack Greene, Tadhg Carthy, Zach McElory, Leona Oru, Milana Gindra, Henrijs and Markuss Govriscuks, Damon and Marco Zibergs.
Child Safety Information Afternoon
Many Thanks to those who attended the Child Safety Information Meeting which took place last Sat.24th Oct. Particular thank you to our Rush Parish Child Safeguarding Representatives Anna O’Sullivan and Kevin Murray.
The hours of the Parish Office are from 9am – 1pm from Monday to Friday. In the Parish Office you can: book an anniversary mass, get a mass card, register for baptism preparation, find out more about getting married in our Parish, register for our weekly Planned Giving Envelopes, order letters of Freedom, baptism certificates, marriage certificates or make an appointment to see a member of the Parish Team. New Special Graveside candles now in stock for the month of November @ €2.50 each.
Rush Mens Shed Appeal
Do you have any unwanted woodworking tools for community projects. If so please contact Jim 086 3078947.
Blood Transfusion Service
The Blood Transfusion Service will be at St Maur’s GAA Centre from 4:30pm to 8pm on Tuesday 10th Nov.
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.
Getting married in Church
If you plan on getting married in Church please look up the Parish Website under Weddings. Keep in mind the following points – Provisional booking of church for marriage forms are available in the Parish Office. Forms must be filled in by the couple only and a final booking re: date is made with the administrator of the Parish when the booking form is received. Pre-nuptial enquiry forms are to be completed 3 months before a wedding takes place. This includes weddings taking place outside of the parish. A Pre-marriage course has to be attended by the couple as this is now a diocesan requirement and there are NO exceptions. Not all marriage courses are accepted by the diocese. Please look up the Parish Website or the Archdiocese of Dublin Website under Weddings or call into the Parish Office for further information. The Archdiocese recommends the pre-marriage courses provided by Accord.
Night Prayer of Reparation
To the two hearts of Jesus and Mary. Every first Fri/Sat commences with Holy Mass at 8p.m. Exposition of theBlessed Sacrament till 3a.m. Holy Mass at 12a.m Midnight. Rosary, Confession, Silent Adoration, Nine Offices of the Sacred Heart etc. Please join us for all or part of the vigil.