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 10th January
The amount collected last Sunday in the envelope collection amounted to €1920.00. Thank you for your generosity.
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 extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Joan Cassidy who passed away this week. May she rest in peace.
Recommences on Monday 18th January at 11.15am in Saint Joseph’s secondary school. This is a very successful and enjoyable programme that invites senior citizens to join Transition Year students for a cup of tea/coffee and a chat as well as informal lessons in art, music, ICT, sewing, knitting, book club, Chinese. We hope you will join us.
Rush Senior Citizens Club
The club will re-open on 25th January 2016 at 2p.m. – 4pm. New members welcome to come and see if you like what we do, afternoon tea, fun bingo etc.
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.
Balbriggan & District Horticultural Society
Vegetable talk: Dominica McKevitt Head Gardener at Ardgillan Castle will give a talk on growing vegetables in the Scouts Den, Market Green, Balbriggan (beside Lidl) at 8.30p.m. on Thursday 21st January 2016.
Year of Consecrated Life – 30th November’14 – 2nd February’16.
On Saturday 30 January the 7pm Mass will be Celebrated for the – Priests, Brothers and Sisters from our parish and the Religious Sisters who have served and are serving in our Community at this time. With this in mind the Parish Council would like if you have a son or daughter, brother, sister or relative serving in the Religious Life to leave their name, address and contact number in the Parish office so we may invite them to this special celebration.
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 www.worldyouthday.com/krakow-2016.