We welcome Sadie Margaret McCoy, Nicole Anna Maria O’Halloran, Isla McHale, Conchobhar Larry Veats and Everest Hope Harford who were baptised over the Christmas Period.


Confession Times

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


Planned Giving

Planned Giving Envelope Collection

Envelope collection for Sunday January 1 st amounted to €1030. Thank you for your generosity.


Parish Shop

Parish ShopAll queries re: baptisms, weddings, etc. to go through the office.
New Opening Hours Mon- Fri 9am – 11am.
Any Daily Mass Intentions left in please also include phone number. Any Intentions for weekend Masses need to be left into the office by 12p.m. on Thursday to be included in Altar list. Thank you. Please note the Post Box is out of order at the moment.


Adult Faith Course

Join us for our adult faith course suitable for anyone seeking a deeper connection between their faith and their daily lives. This coming year the course will take place over 4 weekends in the Balbriggan Parish Centre: 14/15 Jan, 25/26 Feb, 1 st /2 nd April, 20/21 May. The cost is €200. Sponsorship may be available from parish. For further info and application forms tel: 01 8373732 or e-mail


Enrolment for the Parish Schools

Enrolment for the 3 parish schools (Rush National School, St. Catherine’s National School and St. Brendan’s National School) will take place from Monday 9th January to Friday 27 th January 2017 inclusive. Pre-enrolment application forms will be available from the schools’ office between the hours of 09.30 and 14.30.


Failte Isteach

Basic English conversation classes will take place at Rush Multipurpose Youth facility (Martin’s Shop), Channel Road Rush, opposite Rush National School on Tuesday mornings from 10a.m. to 12p.m. The cost is €2 per class and all levels are provided for. We have Friendly volunteer tutors, and all are welcome. For more information contact Debbie at 01-8439349.


Anam Cara:

The national organisation that supports bereaved parents is holding a bereavement Information evening on Wednesday January 18th from 19.30 – 21.30 in the Carnegie Court Hotel in Swords.The guest speaker for the evening is Brid Carroll. This is a free event open to all bereaved parents. As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for event, please RSVP to before Tuesday January 17th or call the information line on 085 2888888.


Food for Thought: Healthy Eating – A Parent’s Guide

The Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan will be presenting “Food for Thought, Healthy Eating – a parent’s guide” where health expert Professor Donal O’Shea with a panel of specialists discuss healthy eating for young people. Followed by cookery demonstration and lots of
nutritious treats to sample! Tickets are €5. To book please call 086 0438321, the line will be open from the 9th January. Tickets are also available from Loreto Balbriggan Parents’ Association.

Luke 3:16 

John answered them all, “I baptize you with water. But one who is more powerful than I will come, the straps of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire”.