Parish Shop

The opening hours for the Parish Shop are 9am – 1pm.   just 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.



Planned Giving Envelope Collection 3rd January

The amount collected last Sunday in the envelope collection amounted to €1090.00. Thank you for your generosity.



Confession times

Confession times are at 6:30p.m. before Saturday evening Mass and on request.



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.



Enrolment for the Parish Schools

Enrolment for the 3 parish schools (Rush National School, St. Catherine’s National School and St. Brendan’sNational School) will take place from Wednesday 6th January to Friday 22nd January 2016 inclusive.  Pre-enrolment application forms will be available from the schools’ office between the hours of 09:30 and 14.30.




We welcome into our community Laragh Ellen Clifford, Eoghan Michael Clifford, Elise Olive Price, Anna Lucy Byrne, Riya Abi Kavanagh Harris who were baptised Sunday 27th December and Caoileann Rose Henry who was baptised on Saturday 2nd January.




We extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Billy Smith who passed away this week. May he rest in peace.



Anam Cara Parent Evening

Anam CaraAnam Cara is holding its monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 20th January 2016 from 19:30 to 21:00 in Applewood’s Community Centre, Castleview Lawns, Bunbury Gate Road, Swords, Co. Dublin (weather dependent). Anam Cara Services are available free of charge to all bereaved parents.

Liturgy of the Word

A new Roster of Readers from January 16th/17th to March 5th/6th is now posted on Parish Information Board.

St Vincent De Paul

The SVP would like to express sincere thanks to the people of Rush Parish for their generosity over the Christmas. The special Collection amounted to €6263. We would also acknowledge the many anonymous donations ranging up to €500 and the great contributions of food collected through our parish schools. Our benefactors remain always in our prayers.



World Youth Day

Six members of the Rush Youth choir will travel to Krakow, Poland, August 2016, to represent St Maur’s parish and join in celebrations for World Youth Day with His Holy Father, Pope Francis. The members will also partake in a ‘Leadership’ programme for young adults to learn how to be active and faith leaders with young people, which will be a wonderful asset for our parish.  Over the coming months we will have various fundraising projects going on and we would appreciate support in whatever way from all the community. If you would like any further information please go to

Rush Senior Citizens Club

Rush Senior Citizens Club will re-open Monday 25th January 2016 @ 2pm – 4pm. New members welcome to come and see if you would like to see what we do, afternoon tea, fun bingo etc.