Feast of Immaculate Conception
Thursday December 8th is a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses for the Feast Day are at 10am and 8pm
Saint Vincent De Paul
The SVP Annual Christmas Church collection takes place next weekend 10th and 11th of December
We welcome Jonathan Raul Lopez, Daniel Charles Traynor, Maya Rose Bissett and Maeve Jacqueline Butterly who were baptised last weekend.
Children’s Liturgy continues at 11.30a.m. Mass on Sundays. Children between ages of 5 and 12 approximately are welcome to come along and join us for as Child friendly version of the Readings and Gospel in use each week, helping to give you a better understanding of what It is all about. You come along to Mass as normal and sit with your Parents. The Priest will then invite you to join members of the team at the top of the Church. We then move into the Meeting room via the Sacristy and re-join the main Mass at the Offertory Procession.
Do This In Memory Programme
Do This In Memory Programme next Mass will take place on Sunday December 11th at 11.30am. Preparation meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 6th in the Church.
Congratulations to the 6th class pupils for Confirmation and their parents, as they make their Commitment Service this weekend. May God bless all their preparations for their big day
Opening Hours – Tue/Wed/Thur 9am – 1am.
Shop closed Mon and Fri
We now have a full range of Christmas items in stock including Christmas Candles, Christmas Story Bible, Nativity sets, Advent Calendars, Nativity ornaments and much more. Come in and have a browse.
Any Daily Mass Intentions left in please also include a phone number. Any Intentions for weekend Masses need to be left into the office or post box (please note the Post Box is now repaired and in operation again) by 12p.m. on Thursday to be included in Altar list. Thank you. Parish Radio is now repaired and working again.
Planned Giving Envelope Collection
The Envelope collection for Sunday 27th November amounted to €1100. Thank you for your generosity.
We extend our deepest sympathy to the families of William Greene and Paddy Mcloughlin who passed away this week. May they rest in peace
We intend to start training for a Parish Funeral Team in January. Would you consider joining the team to discern if God is calling you to support bereaved families and the Parish Community on this sensitive journey? Please leave your name and contact details with the Parish Office.
Invitation from Jesus
Come adore the Lord in silent prayer all day Thursday from 7am – 10pm.
Confession times are at 6:30p.m. before Saturday evening Mass and on request.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place every Sunday of Advent from 2pm to 5pm. Also all day Thursday 7am to 10pm
Christmas List of Remembrance:
Names of the Faithful Departed will be written in a special book which will be placed near the altar for all Masses from Saturday, Dec 24th to Wednesday, Dec 28th.
All names of deceased loved ones will be remembered at these Masses. Names can be left in the parish office or church letter box only. No names will be announced at masses during this period.
Christmas Carol Service
This year’s Christmas Carol Service will take place on Wed. 14th Dec. @ 7.30p.m. During the Service parishioners have the option to bring a gift (non-perishable) for St. Vincent De Paul. If you are bringing a toy please label if it is for a boy or girl with the age please
The preparations for Christmas can be hectic. Don’t let it get you down. Remember that we are getting ready to celebrate the birth of Immanuel, “God with us”. Let’s make space for the Prince of Peace and for the next three Saturday mornings between 10am and 12pm come to Rogerstown House and bring some peace and joy into your preparations. Phone Yvonne 0868312840 for details.
Pro Life Media Training Workshop:
Pro Life Media Training Workshop run by experienced trainers will take place on Tuesday 6th December in Brackenstown Church meeting room at 7pm. Organised by Family and Life. All Welcome.
Rush Senior Citizens
Fundraiser: Christmas mini novelty bingo and Wheel of Fortune at Rush Sailing Club on Sunday 4th December at 3p.m. All welcome.
Christmas Dinner Party: will take place in Rush Sailing Club on Monday December 12th at 1p.m. If you would like to come No Charge. Just bring a gift of your choice. It will be donated to St Vincent De Paul Rush Branch. Let us know by Saturday December 10th. Ring Kathleen at 087 6251019, Vera at 087 6549521 or Jean at 086 3331640.