Blessing of Schoolbags

The Blessing of Schoolbags will take place at all Masses at the weekend of September 10th /11th.


Crosscare-logoThis year’s collection takes place next weekend of the 17th and 18th September in place of the share collection. Our services depend heavily on the funds generated at the collection particularly in these tough economic times. Your contribution is greatly appreciated



Congratulations to Eimear McKeogh and Rory Hogan who were married this weekend.


We extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Paschal Hanratty who passed this week. May he rest in peace.


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.

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.


Legion of Mary Annual Pilgrimage

The Legion of Mary Annual Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, takes place Sunday 25th September. The Bus will leave Skerries Church at 7am. Pick up at Eurospar Rush at 7.15am. Contact Lorraine 087-6203317.


Prayer Group

Meetings will resume at 8pm on Monday 12th September in the Convent of Mercy, Convent Lane.
These meetings provide an opportunity to reflect on the following Sunday’s Scripture Readings, to share reflections and to pray together. All are welcome.


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.


Basic English Conversation Classes (Failte Isteach)

All are welcome and all levels are provided for. €2 per class. Friendly volunteer tutors. Tuesday mornings from September 20th, 10am to 12 noon. At Martin’s Shop (Rush Multipurpose Youth Facility) Channel Road Rush. Beside Rush National School. For more information please contact Caragh at 01 – 8439349.


Rush and Loughshinny Combined Clubs

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

Friendly Faces

Friendly Faces recommences on Monday 12th September in St. Josephs School, Rush. This TY group welcomes any senior citizen who would enjoy tea/coffee and a chat, art classes, ukulele lessons, music and drama, ICT lessons, nails/make up. The group runs from 11.15 – 12.30. We hope to see you there.


Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

An Garda have given Balbriggan/North County Dublin Branch of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind a irish guide dogspermit to collect outside St. Maur’s Church Rush on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September. All monies collected goes directly to train more guide dogs for blind people and more assistance dogs for families who have a child with Autism. All collectors are total volunteers and give freely of their time to support the charity and will have a copy of the Garda Permit on them for anybody to see. Offers of help and support or enquiries can be made to 085 7663107 or e-mail us on


Millhill Ladies Badminton Club

The new season is for the Millhill Ladies badminton club is starting. The club are holding 2 open nights on Thursday the 8th September and Tuesday the 15th September 8pm to 10.30pm. All welcome come and play badminton. Some rackets available. For more information tel 087 7520506.


Naul & District Gardening & Flower Club

The Annual Horticultural Show is on Sat 12th September 3pm – 6pm and Sunday 13th September 12 noon – 5pm in Clann mhuire Naul. Exhibits can be entered Friday night or Saturday before 11.30am. For a schedule tel (086) 2850561. For further information contact Christopher White (086) 2850561

Scoil Rince Fingal

Scoil Rince Fingal Irish Dancing classes recommencing in Rush Community Centre on Monday 12th Sep. Beginners 6.00pm-7.00pm.  Seniors 7.00pm-8.00pm.  Classes in St Catherine's NS on Wednesdays from 2.45pm-3.45pm starting 14th Sep. For more info please contact Margaret Harford TCRG @ 0863101170 or Elizabeth Finnegan TCRG @ 0863104908.


Rush Library Herb Garden

Calling all GIYers, Tidy Towners, and anyone who can help. All ages welcome. Rush Library is getting a new herb garden and we need your help. Sat. Sept 17th 11-1.30pm. We need volunteers to help dig out the old plants and prepare the ground for planting. Please bring gloves and tools if you have them (spades, loppers, wheelbarrows). This is a Rush Community project supported by Rush GIY (Grow It Yourself).


Women on the Verge of HRT

This hilarious comedy will be run at the Mill Bank Theatre. Tickets available for Charity night Lusk Twinning on Wednesday 21st Sept at 8.30pm. Tickets 15.00 euro. Concessions 12.00 Euro. Phone 8437475