Parish Changes

Fr. Kevin Bartley has been appointed as administrator of the Parish of Rush. Fr. Peter ’Connor has been appointed to Rathmines Parish. The date for the changeovers to be confirmed but it will be in September. Fr. Peter thanks the parish for their support and friendliness over the past two years and is moving due to ill health where he will have the help of another priest. We know you will give Fr. Kevin a great Rush welcome

Holy Day of Obligation

Monday 15th August is Holy day of obligation, it is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Masses will be at 10am and 7pm

Parish Shop

parishofficeOpening Hours Tue/Wed/Thur 9am – 1.m. Shop closed Mon and Fri.
Any Daily Mass Intentions left in please also include telephone number. 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.



We welcome Olivia Julie Moore, Klara Teresa McNally, Leo Francis Holmberg, William James Robinson and Lauren Olivia Lowndes who were baptised recently.



We extend our deepest sympathy to the families of Maureen Van Westreenen, Rita Kelly, Mary Leonard and Sadie Dohney who passed away recently. May they rest in peace.


Community Employment Positions

The following positions are available in Rush. You must be eligible to apply, please check your eligibility with Intreo/Employment Services Balbriggan or phone Rush & Loughshinny Combined Clubs office 8431094 for Catering Assistant, Office Administrator, Groundsperson, Caretaker, Coach (GAA), Coach Cricket).


Child Safeguarding Training

The Parish Pastoral Council and The Child Safeguarding Officers have organised Child Safeguarding Training on Monday 17th and Monday 24th of October from 7pm to 9:30pm.

The training is split over two evenings and it is mandatory that Parish Clergy, Parish Staff, Sacristans, Safeguarding Reps, Volunteers who work directly or indirectly with children and the Chairperson of the Parish Pastoral Council attend both evenings.



Planned Giving Envelope CollectionPlanned Giving

The Envelope collection last Sunday amounted to €1220. Thank you for your generosity.

Invitation from Jesus

Come adore the Lord in silent prayer all day Thursday from 7am – 10pm.




Confession times

Confession times are at 6:30p.m. before Saturday evening Mass and on request.


An Appeal to Parents/Grandparents

We appeal to parents and grandparents to encourage and advise the young people not to congregate in the Church porches or in the grounds of the Church in the afternoons and evenings. The Church ground is a place of Prayer, Sanctuary, and Refuge. It is not a meeting
area or a facility for drinking, eating or littering causing danger. We have CCTV in operation and would like the grounds of the church to be treated with due respect. Thank you for your attention.


2016 Catholic Young Adults Conference

This conference is organised by the Legion of Mary for young adults between the ages of 18 – 40. Full board & meals; €70, meals and conference; €40. Single day rates also available. Please call Aoife on 086-1646971, Declan on 085-8032848 or email Book
early to avoid disappointment.

Study Liturgy

Courses in Liturgy Study at the National Centre for Liturgy St Patrick’s College, Maynooth begin 19th September. The courses, Diploma, Higher Diploma and Masters provide training for those who wish to prepare for parish ministry, and who may be called upon to undertake roles of leadership and training in various pastoral contexts.