Tuesday 21st February, Ross McAuley’s class from St. Brendan’s N.S have their retreat with the Julian Group. We keep them in our prayers as they prepare for confirmation.


We welcome Liam Martin Peo Fay, Jayson Patrick Hayden and Freya Rose Murphy Smith who were baptised last weekend.


Confession Times at 6:30pm before Saturday evening Mass and on request.


Planned Giving Envelope Collection:

Envelope collection for Sunday February 12th amounted to €980. Thank you for your generosity.

Christmas Dues:

Envelopes are on the tables at the entrance of the church for those who wish to contribute. Thanks to those who have already contributed.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Thursday from 7a.m. to 10p.m.


Parish Office:

All queries re: baptisms, weddings, etc. to go through the office. Opening Hours Mon- Fri 9a.m. – 11a.m. The office will be closed Mon 20th, Tues 21st and Thursday 23rd February. 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. New Post Box is located beside door to day chapel.



Trocaire Boxes are available in the office if you would like to pick one up.


The Annual Collection of ACCORD

AccordThe Diocesan Agency for Marriage and the Family, will be made at all Masses THIS WEEKEND. The Collection for ACCORD will replace the usual Share Collection.  Please give Generously.



On this the month’s mind of the late Dolly Attley (Flynn), Paud & Patsy Flynn would like to express their deepest gratitude and appreciation to everyone who called to the house and attended her funeral, as well as all those who sent mass cards, floral tributes and kind messages of condolences. They would also like to express their heartfelt thanks for all the love, kindness and thoughtful gestures by all those who knew and visited Dolly over her long life. Special thanks to all the Staff of Rush Nursing Home and Dr. Murray who cared for her over the past 11 years. Thankyou also to the many Priests who attended her and especially Fr. Collins, for celebrating her funeral mass and the senior choir who sang it was much appreciated. A mass will be said as a token of their sincere appreciation.


The family of Denis Carroll wishes to acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy and gestures of kindness shown to us following our sad loss.  We offer our heartfelt thanks to the many friends, neighbours and well-wishers who visited our home and attended the service and burial. For those who telephoned, travelled long distances, sent cards and messages of condolences, as well as those who made charitable donations, we are truly grateful.

A special word of thanks to the staff of St Francis Hospice, Raheny for their kindness and respect shown at all times; to the oncology teams in Beaumont Hospital; to Dr DeBrun and the staff of Haven Pharmacy; to St Vincent De Paul and The Caravan and Camping Club for their guards of honour and to Fr Kevin for his lovely Mass, support and comfort.

To those who helped in any way, your contribution made our loss more bearable, please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our deepest gratitude.


Are you in your 40’?

The Dublin 40somethings organise spiritual and social events for people in their 40s in and around Dublin who have Catholic ethos. We invite you to come along and get involved. Our next monthly gathering is at the Trinity City Hotel, Pearse Street, Dublin 2 at 8.30pm on Friday 3rd March. Then we have an evening Lenten Retreat at the Sacred Hearts, 66 Inchicore Road, Dublin 8 at 5pm on Saturday 11th March. Come along or contact us on or 087 7608268.


Christmas Swim

Thanks to all who took part and supported the annual Christmas Day Swim at Rush Sailing Club in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.  The swim raised €4,000  which is very much appreciated. See you all on 25 December 2017 at 11.30 am.


Rush St Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

Entry forms are now available from Rush Community Centre. All registered entries will be eligible for a prize fund. Volunteers/Marshalls required for the event if you can give your time please contact Debbie 01 8439349.


Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society:

The Society will present a talk/presentation entitled “Hedge School in the Burrow, Portrane.” The school master was a Rush man, John McCoy from Sandy Lane, Rush. Period mid-19th century. Venue: Strand Bar, Rush. Date: Thursday 23rd February 2017, Time: 8pm sharp. Everybody Welcome.


Irish Blood Transfusion ServicesThe Blood Transfusion Service:

The Blood Transfusion Service will be in St Maur’s GAA Centre on Monday, 6th March from 4:30pm to 8:00pm.