Parish ShopParish Shop

Opening Hours are Tue/Wed/Thur 9a.m. – 1p.m. Shop closed Mon and Fri.  Confirmation and Communion cards now available. Rosettes, Communion gift boxes, Communion pendants, Communion and Confirmation missals etc also available. Any Mass Intentions left in please also include phone number. Any keyholders of the church please leave your name into the office. Thank you.


Planned Giving Envelope Collection 3rd AprilPlanned Giving

The Envelope collection last Sunday amounted to €1,300. Thank you for your generosity.



We extend our deepest sympathy to the families of James Hughes and Anna O’Driscoll who passed away recently and Fergus Giblin who passed away this week. May they rest in peace.


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.



Irish Blood Transfusion Board

The opportunity to give blood will arise at St. Maur’s GAA Centre, Monday 18th April 2016, 4.30pm – 8.00pm. It is important that we all remember that many patients in hospitals need our blood and this need never ceases.


St Peregrine Healing Mass

A Healing Mass in honour of St Peregrine, Patron Saint for cancer patients  will take place in St Patrick’s Church Skerries on Monday, 25th April & 7.30pm.The Sacrament of the Sick will be administered during Holy Mass, followed with a Blessing with the relic of St Peregrine. All


Hanging Baskets for Rush

Please donate what you can or sponsor a basket for your family or business. For more information contact Debbie or Caragh in Rush Community Centre. Phone: 8439349, Facebook:Rush Community Council


Vocations Sunday

The Collection for the for the priesthood for our Diocese takes place on Sunday 17th April and replaces the Share Collection.  Vocations Sunday is a wonderful opportunity to promote and pray for vocations in our Church.  It is vitally important to support each response to the call of vocation and to make sure that each kind of vocation is encouraged as a viable and worthwhile option for people today.


Community Employment Vacancies

Ref No: 1027916 Caretaker
Ref No: 1025459 Office Administrator
Ref No: 1027919 Grounds person
Ref No: 1017822 Coach – GAA
Ref No: 1008467 Coach-Cricket.
These are Community Employment Positions and you must be eligible to apply. Please contact your local Intreo/Employment Services office and quote the reference number and position.


Anam Cara Parent Evening

Anam CaraAnam 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, email us at or call 01 4045378.


Ros Eo Community Childcare CentreRo Eo Community Childcare

Ros Eo Community Childcare Centre are currently enrolling for Pre-School places for September 2016. We have excellent adult: child ratios. Our team is highly qualified in all childcare areas. Ros Eo CCC offers the free pre-school year for 2 years (ECCE) and Community Subvention Scheme (CCS). This scheme provides pre-school places at a reduced rate.(if you are receipt of a social welfare payment or hold a current medical. For further details contact: Debbie on 8954434 or E-mail:


ACCORD Dublin, Catholic Marriage Care Service

ACCORD Dublin, the Catholic Care Service are currently recruiting volunteers as Marriage andAccord
Relationship Counsellors and Marriage Preparation Facilitators to prepare couples for the Sacrament of Marriage.  Training will be provided for both roles through the Pontifical University in Maynooth.  Information evenings for Marriage Preparation Facilitators will take place on 5th April 2016 at 7:30 pm in ACCORD Harcourt St. 39 Harcourt St., Dublin, 2 and on 12th April 2016 at 7:30 pm in ACCORD Templeogue, 265 Templeogue Road, Dublin 16

For further information please contact Frances on 01 4780866 or by email. For information on Counselling Roles – Please contact Jennifer on 01 4780866. Closing date for applications: 20th April 2016.


The Bethany Group

Bethany trained members are available to provide support to those grieving after the loss of a loved one. The Group meet on the second and last Monday of every month from 7.30pm at the Parish Office, Parochial House, Seatown Road, Swords. This is a free, confidential service. Contact Terri 8403243, Brid 086 6006397 or Mary 8402652. Open to all Fingal residents. You are most welcome to attend.