Parish Shop

parishofficeOpening Hours are Tue/Wed/Thur 9a.m. – 1p.m. Shop closed Mon and Fri. Communion cards, Rosettes, Communion gift boxes, Communion pendants and Communion missals now 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. Any Intentions for weekend Masses need to be left into the office or post-box by 12pm on Thursday to be included in Altar list. Thank you.




Planned Giving Envelope Collection 1st MayPlanned Giving

The Envelope collection last Sunday amounted to €1,215. 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.


Blessing of the Graves

Whitestown Cemetery on Sunday 26th June at 3p.m and Kenure Cemetery at 6p.m.


National Children’s Hospital

For those who have concerns as to whether the St James Campus is the best location for the New National Children’s Hospital visit You are invited to review the website and, if you agree, to sign a petition which is available to print or sign online and spread the word.


Upcoming Events


  • 14th First Holy Communion – Gael Scoil @11am
  • 21st First Holy Communion – St. Catherine’s @ 10am
  • 21st First Holy Communion – St. Brendan’s @12.30pm
  • 28th First Holy Communion – Rush N.School @11am


  • 11th Mass for the Blessing of the Sick & their families
  • 15th Blessing for Expecting Mother’s & their families (if planning to attend please leave your name & contact details in the office)
  • 26th Blessing of the Graves – Whitestown @ 3pm
  • 26th Blessing of the Graves – Kenure @ 6pm


  • 17th Child Safeguarding Training @7pm
  • 24th Child Safeguarding Training @7pm


Irish Cancer Society

irish-cancer-societyThe Irish Cancer Society’s Volunteer Driver Service is currently seeking volunteer drivers to drive local patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in our Dublin hospitals. We are looking for volunteers from all over north Co. Dublin to pick local patients up at their homes, drive them to the door of the hospital, pick them up again when they are finished their treatment and bring them home. Driver expenses are paid. Telephone Rebecca on 01 2316 642 or by email


Loughshinny Beach Water Safety

Loughshinny Beach Water Safety Week 2016 will run from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd July, with testing for new participants on Sunday 17th July.   We offer sea swimming classes for children from 4 to 14 years old.   Advance registration will be held on Saturday 2nd July at The Strand Bar on Main Street, Rush, from 12 noon to 3p.m.   Any queries contact


St. Vincent De Paul Clothing Appeal

Collection of bags this weekend 7th and 8th May outside the church. Thank you.


KENURE 150 Celebrations

Young Dublin Symphonia will play a concert in Kenure Church at 7pm on 22nd May. Everyone welcome.


Hanging Baskets for Rush

There will be a church gate collection at all Masses this Sat/Sun 7th and 8th May.




CROSSCARE Youth Services

The Annual Collections for CROSSCARE Youth Services-Social Support Agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin will be at all Masses next weekend 14th/15th May 2016. It will replace the normal SHARE Collection. CROSSCARE provide a wide range of focused supports and programmes aimed at empowering people to achieve their own potential. Our work is person centred, rights based on supports peer led initiatives that give people the power to make changes in their own lives.