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.
Please note the Post Box is out of order at the moment.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving Envelope Collection

The Envelope collection for Sunday 18th September amounted to €1065. 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.


Blessing of Animals

The Blessing of the Animals will take place on Sunday October 2nd after 11:30am Mass.

WYD Reunion

The Reunion for all pilgrims who attended World Youth Day 2016 will take place on Saturday Krakow2016_WebLogo1st October 1:00-3:00pm in St. Paul’s Church, Arran Quay, Dublin 7. Parishes are asked to remind young people to attend. Some new youth initiatives will be announced to young people at this reunion. The diocesan team who organised World Youth Day also wishes to express thanks to parishes represented at World Youth Day and to parishioners who supported our young people. For further info contact Gerard Gallagher by email:


Weeks of Guided Prayer

Weeks of Guided Prayer are being offered this year to Parish Groupings.  This way of making a retreat can help people to experience the gospel speaking to them in their everyday lives.  A week of guided prayer can nourish the faith of the individual and help build faith communities.  Some weeks during the month of October are available on a first come basis.  To find out more contact Sr Éibhlís NicUaithuas DC in the Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism  Tel 01 8087550 or email


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.


Rush National School: Cash for Clobber

The Rush National School Cash for Clobber (Clothes Collection) will be on Thursday 29th September. Bags can be left at the school gate from 8.30a.m until 10.30a.m.


Rush Senior Citizens:

Rush Senior Citizens have re-opened. New members welcome. Rush community centre 2pm – 4pm afternoon tea. Contact Kathleen O’Brien. 087 6251019.

Skerries Lifeboat Flag Day

RNLI-Lifeboats_rdax_75Volunteer collectors are urgently needed to give 2 hours to collect at Tesco or Eurospar on Saturday 1 st October. Please contact Jan on 8437597 or 0868294785. All money raised will go to help the Lifeboat save lives at sea.

Community Employment Positions

The following vacancies are available:

  • Caretakers, St Maur’s GAA and Lusk Community Centre
  • Office Administrator, St Maur’s GAA and Rush Community Centre
  • Catering Assistants, Youthreach Rush
  • Groundsperson, Rush Cricket and Round Towers GAA

You must be eligible to apply, i.e. you must be in receipt of a Social Welfare payment. Please contact 8431094 for more details.


Rush Library Community Herb Garden

Rush Library is getting a new community herb garden and we need your help. Sat. Oct 1st from 11a.m. We need volunteers to help with planting. Please bring gloves and hand tools if you have them. This is a Rush Community project supported by Rush GIY (Grow It Yourself).

Parish Radio Update

We are still waiting on a part to come in from the UK to get the radio back in action.



Vamos Learning Languages – Spanish/French language classes for 3-12 year olds using the award
winning La Jolie Ronde program will commence the week beginning 7th November. To register your child or for information email