Parish Shop

Parish ShopOpening 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 2nd October amounted to €1280. Thank you for your generosity.



with sympathyWe extend our deepest sympathy to the family of George Austin, Roger Rogan, Joesph Ryan and Jean Doherty who passed away this week. May they rest in peace.


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.



Do this In Memory Programme

The Parish wishes to invite parents of all children preparing for First Holy Communion in 2017 who attend Rush N.S, St.Catherine’s N.S, St. Brendan’s N.S and Gaelscoil Ros Eo to an information meeting where details about the programme will be provided. This meeting takes place on Tuesday 18th October at 8p.m in St. Maur’s Church.


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 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.


Failte Isteach Rush

Volunteer tutors are needed for our service, the time commitment is two hours, once a week to teach conversational English to new arrivals in our community. No experience is necessary as training will be given.

Our classes are on Tuesday in Rush Multi-Purpose Youth Facility (Martins Shop), Channel Road, Rush, 10am – 12 noon and run until June each year. If you are interested in becoming a tutor please contact Elizabeth at or Caragh on 01-8439349.


Harvest Festival

A special Thank You to all farmers who donated so many vegetables. To those who prepared the display, decorated the Church and to all parishioners who donated towards St. Vincent De Paul. Over €1000 was raised along with numerous vegetable hampers distributed to families in need.


St Maur’s Band Annual Collection

The annual gate collection takes place next weekend Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October.


Rinceoil Fingal

rince Now running banjo lessons on Tuesday nights at 8pm. Places available in Accordian, Bodhran, Guitar, Fiddle and Whistle. Adult Sean Nos and Set Dancing on Monday nights from 8:30pm. For more information call Paul on 087 2308546 or Marie on 086 8606801.


Family and Life

“How to argue the case for the Pro-Life Amendment: with Sarah Ekada, Paddy Manning and Michael Dwyer of Family and Life on Tuesday, October 11th in the Carnagie Court Hotel, Swords at 7.30pm. All Welcome.



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


Can You Hear Me

Can You Hear Me is a prayer service which will be held in the Monastery of St. Alphonsus, Drumcondra at 8.00pm on Monday  17th  October next to mark International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Beginning at 8.00pm it is prepared by the Chaplaincy Students of DCU with Music by the Dublin Diocesan Music Group. Poverty is not being without money, but being without hope


Service of Remembrance

The Board, Master and Staff of the Rotunda Hospital invite you to a Service of Remembrance for people who have lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, neonatal death or fetal anomaly.  The Service will be held in the Pro-Cathedral on Sunday, 6th November at 3.00p.m. Afterwards light refreshments will be served in the Gresham Hotel.  If you have any queries please contact the Hospital Chaplain on Tel: 01 8171700.


Julian Prayer Group

julian groupThe Julian Prayer Group will commence its annual programme with the Confirmation candidates in the primary schools of the Parish on Tues. Oct.11th. The Scripture Reading for discussion this week will be “ The Annunciation”. (Luke 1: verses 26-38).


Loughshinny and Rush Historical Society

The Loughshinny and Rush Historical Society are proud to present A Talk by PADDY BOYLE entitled “ RUSH VOLUNTEERS IN THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE” in the Strand Bar, Rush, Co. Dublin on Thurs 27 th October at 8.00 p.m. sharp All welcome.