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 17th April
The Envelope collection last Sunday amounted to €1,410. Thank you for your generosity.
Blessing of the Graves
Blessing of the Graves will take place in Whitestown Cemetery on Sunday 26th June at 3pm and Kenure Cemetery on Sunday 26th June at 6pm.
Congratulations to the boys and girls from Rush National School who made their confirmation on Thursday.
Special Appeal for Ukraine
For this purpose, a special collection will be taken up in all Catholic Churches in Europe this weekend. 50% of the ordinary SHARE Collection will be donated to the Pope’s appeal, and I ask for your generosity.
Do This in Memory Programme
The next Mass for the Do This in Memory Programme will take place on Sunday 1st May @ 11.30am. Preparation meeting on Tuesday 26th April @ 8pm in the Church.
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.
SVP monthly collection
SVP monthly collection: will take place at all Masses this weekend 23 /24 April.
World Youth Day Cake Sale
Our parish now have ten young people going to the World Youth celebrations in Krakow, Poland in July. Four pupils from St. Joseph’s Sec. School are joining with 6 members of our Parish Youth Choir. This is a great opportunity for them to deepen their faith and meet other committed young Catholics from all over the world. Our next parish effort to help with the costs is a cake sale after all Masses next weekend Apr.30th/May 1st. Please come and support. There will be tea/coffee and scrumptious cakes!!
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
St. Vincent De Paul Clothing Appeal
The Society is seeking your help with our annual appeal for second-hand clothing. The appeal is for clean, good quality clothes, bedclothes, curtains, shoes etc. There will be bags available outside the church on 30th April and 1st May.
The Family of Anna O’Driscoll (née Weldon), Channel Road, will always remember with gratitude your support and kind expression of sympathy on the very sad loss of Anna. A special thanks to Fr.John Collins, Rush Parish Council,the Choir and Fitzgeralds Funeral Directors. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered for your Intentions.
Irish Guide Dogs
The Balbriggan/North County Dublin branch of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind are seeking volunteers to help sell their guide dog pins inside of Tesco’s of Rush on Friday 6th May and Saturday 7th May. Depending on how many volunteers we get we will go from 9.30am to 6.30pm or so. Any length of time you can give will be taken up. Contact us by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or text or ring us on 085 7663107 or find us on Facebook.
Legion of Mary Star of the Sea Praesidium
Weekly Meetings Wednesday @ 1pm. Meeting Room, St. Maur’s Church, Rush. Please come along if you would like to join the Praesidium.
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
Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society
The Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society Summer Outing is on Sat. 11th June visiting Ardagh Heritage Centre, Longford, St. Mel’s Cathedral and Tullynally Castle and Gardens. Cost €50 (incl. morning coffee and evening dinner. To book phone Vera at 087 7416719. All welcome.
Fingal County Council has organised a 1916 Centenary Commemoration Event in Swords this Sunday 24th April. As part of the day there will be a special event to commemorate the role played by the women of Fingal in the 1916 Rising with a short cycle, called “Rothaíocht na mBan”, along Brackenstown Road to Main Street Swords, starting at 3.15pm at the playing pitches on Brackenstown Road. All are welcome to come out along the route to cheer the cyclists on. There will be a parade later at 4.45pm on Main Street, followed by re-enactments and entertainment in Swords Town Park.
St Maur’s GAA
St Maurs GAA: Senior Football Championship. St. Maurs V St. Brigids on Friday 29th April, Parnell Park at 8.15pm. All supporters welcome.