Ash Wednesday

Blessed Ashes will be distributed before mass this Wednesday 10th February.


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.

Baptisms for Sunday 14th and 28th February

Preparation meeting on Wednesday 10th at 7.30pm. Deadline for applications is Monday 8th February. Please note that godparents/sponsors must be baptised Catholics and over 16 years of age. See the parish website for more information.



Planned Giving Envelope Collection 31st January

The amount collected last Sunday in the envelope collection amounted to €1268.00. 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.



Julian Prayer Group

On Tuesday February 9th , the Julian Prayer Group will lead the Confirmation pupils of Ms. E. Ryan’s 6th class, Rush N.S. in a Day of Reflection.


World Youth Day

6 members of St Maur’s Youth Choir will be travelling to Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day. There are young people from all over Ireland going and 300 from the Dublin Diocese. As in other parishes they have to fundraise for their visit. Last Sunday the Youth Choir held a cake sale, in the church, after 11.30a.m. They would like to Thank for your generosity as €970 was raised. They would also like to thank all the bakers and all who helped out on the day.


Blood Transfusion Service

The Blood Transfusion Service will be at ST. Maur’s GAA Centre from 4.30p.m. – 8.00p.m. on Mon 22nd February.

Divine Mercy Conference

The Divine Mercy Conference takes place in RDS Ballsbridge, Saturday 20th February. Legion of Mary bus leaves Skerries 7.15a.m. and Rush 7.30a.m. Ring 087 4177971


Rush GIY (Grow It Yourself)

Interested in growing your own food? Get Together at Scouts Den, Rush, Sunday Feb 7th 10a.m. Bean seed sowing for kids. Hot food tasting. FREE event. All welcome.



Community Employment Vacancies

  • Ref: 1008467 Cricket Coach
  • Ref: 1008468 Office Administrator/Lusk
  • Ref 1008469 Caretaker.

You must be eligible to apply, please contact your local Employment/Intreo office quoting the reference number of the vacancy. The vacancies can be viewed on

Ballroom Dance Classes

Every Friday night in Loughshinny Community Hall at 8pm. Learn to waltz, quickstep, cha-cha, tango, etc. For more details, phone 085 8854986



Beginners Spanish Classes

Beginners Spanish Classes take place in Rush library every Friday morning between 10.30am-12.30pm. Please ring 01 8708414 if you wish to attend.


Anam Cara

Anam CaraAnam Cara is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 17th of February from 19:30 to 21:30 in Applewood Community Centre, Castleview Lawns/ Bunbury Gate Road, Swords, Co Dublin. The guest speaker for the evening is Peter Mc Cartan. All Anam Cara Services are available free of charge to bereaved parents. RSVP required to before Tuesday, 16th February or call us 01 4045378.


Dementia Coping Skills for Families and Carerslogo_340x156

The Dementia Elevator Programme based at DCU offers free dementia training programmes which aim to provide carers with a range of skills which will enable them to support the person with dementia in their care, and to help them live well in their homes for longer. To find out more about the project and the training programmes see / tel 01 700 6190