Confirmation and Communion cards now available. Rosettes, Communion gift boxes, Communion pendants, Communion and Confirmation missals etc also available.
Planned Giving Envelope Collection 6th March
The Envelope collection last Sunday amounted to €1,636. Thank you for your generosity.
St Patrick’s Day Mass Times
Mass times for St. Patrick’s day are as follows:
Vigil Mass on Wed 16th March at 7.30pm & St Patrick’s Day 9.00am & 11.30am.
Confession times are at 6:30p.m. before Saturday evening Mass and on request.
Easter Penitential Services
Rush Parish Church – Monday 21st March at 7:30pm
Lusk Parish Church – Tuesday 22nd March at 7:30pm
Skerries Parish Church – Wednesday 23rd March at 7:30pm
Easter Book of Remembrance
The Names of the Faithful Departed will be written in a special book which will be placed near the altar for all Masses on Sat/Sun 20th/21st March and Holy Sat/Easter Sunday 26th/27th March. All names of deceased loved ones will be remembered at these Masses. Because of the volume of requests – names will not be read out. Names can be left in the parish office or church letter box only.
Eucharistic Adoration Every Sunday of Lent from 2pm – 5pm. All are welcome.
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.
Cake Sale Easter Sunday
Six members of Rush Junior Folk Group who plan to travel to Krakow to participate in World Youth Day in July this year are holding a Cake sale after 11.30 a.m. Mass on Easter Sunday, 27th March. Treat yourself to some delicious home baking this Easter. Tea/Coffee available. Please support.
Battle of the Musicals!
Travel back in time to the 1980’s to learn the songs and act out the scenes from these two iconic musicals. Fame takes on Hairspray! Which musical will win your heart ? Find out on Thurs Mar 31st at 3pm. This event is for 7-11year olds. Booking is essential. Exhibition on 1916 in Fingal on the altar area of the Library until Fri 18th March. This area is available for Local artists and groups to use for exhibitions. Please contact the Library for more information.
Balbriggan & District Horticultural Society
The Naul Gardening and Flower Club Spring show is on Sunday the 3rd April open from 2pm to 5.30pm. Venue Clann Mhuire GAA Hall Naul Village. Admission €3. Exhibits can be entered from 8am to 11.30am. For more information tel:086 2850561.
HomeCare Services for the Elderly
Affordable Live-in Homecare provide live in carers for the elderly in your area. If you are looking for a live-in carer for your relative, please call Mary or Tom today on 087 9916791. Our website is www.alhomecare.ie.
Child Safeguarding and Protection
Many thanks to all who returned Garda Vetting Forms over recent months. Any outstanding forms should now be returned in a sealed envelope to the Parish Office for the attention of Fr. Richard Hyland, Parish Administrator, and marked Private and Confidential.
St Patrick’s Day Parade
This year’s St Patricks’s Day Parade will take place at 1pm on the 17th starting at the Millbank, out onto the Whitestown Rd and finishing at the Anchor in the Square. Our THEME is RUSH in 1916 and we are encouraging all businesses, clubs and groups and individuals to get ‘themed’ and join our TEAM 16, entry forms for the parade are available from Rush Community Centre. There will be music dancing and entertainment at Echlin Court, a FREE Heritage Train will be available after the parade from the Community Centre to take you on a small tour of Rush. There is a FUN DAY at the Scout Den, so come along and bring the Family. Please do not park on the main street on the day to facilitate the parade, children marching in the parade can be collected at the Bawn Rd Entrance after the parade finishes. Please obey the marshal instructions on the day to ensure a fun safe event for everyone in Rush.
Junior Park Run
On Sunday 20th March at 9.30am the Junior Park Run is a ‘Leprechaun’ themed event, so dress as a Leprechaun or come dressed in Green to Kenure Woods and see if you can find the crock of Gold.
Anam Cara Parent Evening
Anam Cara is holding its monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 16th March from 19.30 to 21.00 in Applewoods Community Centre, Castleview Lawns/Bunbury Gate Road, Swords, Co.Dublin. Anam Cara Services are available free of charge to all bereaved parents. For further information please see our website at www.anamcara.ie, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 4045378.
SVP Advocate Sunshine Fund
A Collection takes place at all Masses next weekend 19 / 20th March replacing the normal monthly collection. Last month’s collection amounted to €1435 euros. Many thanks.
The Sunshine Fund Holiday is for children between the ages of 7 to 11. The holiday period runs from the end of May to the end of August and are for one week. Applications are invited from interested families and should be left into the Parish Office.