Baptismal Celebratory Mass

We welcome the parents and families of all the children who were baptised in 2016 to our celebratory mass today at 11.30. We look forward to some light refreshments afterwards.


First Holy Communion

We remember the children from Rush National School who are making their first confession next Wednesday 8th February. We keep them in our prayers as they prepare for communion.




Tuesday 7th February, Olan Kelleher’s class from Rush National School have their retreat with
the Julian Group. We keep them in our prayers as they prepare for confirmation.



We extend our deepest sympathy to the family Rita Devoy who passed away this week. May she rest in peace.


The Family of Joseph(Joe) Weldon would like to express their sincere gratitude to all who attended his funeral as well as those who sent mass cards, flowers and kind messages of condolences. A special thank you to all family, friends and neighbours who helped out with everything, especially the Devine Family and Una. Thank you to Father Collins and Father Matt Knight, Aisling and Liam for the beautiful mass. Thank you to the Mater Hospital and staff. To Fitzgerald’s Funeral Directors for everything that made things a little easier at this very sad time. Apologies for anyone we have left out but your kindness and support will never be forgotten.


25th World Day of Sick 2017

A Mass of healing and Anointing of the Sick, Sunday 12th February at 3pm in St Gabriel’s Parish Church, Dollymount. Main Celebrant is Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. All are welcome


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.


Planned Giving Envelope Collection:

Envelope collection for Sunday January 29th amounted to €1025. Thank you for your generosity.


Christmas Dues:

There are envelopes on the tables at the entrance of the church for those who would like to contribute. Thanks to those who have already contributed.


Do This in Memory Programme

Next Mass for this programme will be on Sunday 12th February @ 11.30am. Preparation meeting on Tuesday 7th February @ 8pm in the Church

Parish Shop:

All queries re: baptisms, weddings, etc. to go through the office. 
Opening Hours Mon- Fri 9a.m. – 11a.m. 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.


Rush Senior Citizens

The Rush Senior Senior Citzens will be opening Monday 6th February at 2p.m. New members welcome. Call in for a chat and cup of tea on Monday open day. Phone Kathleen 087 6251019, Vera 087 6549521 or Jean 086 3331640


Rinceoil Fingal

Registration for the new term starts on 6th February in Martins Shop, “Rush Multi-purpose Youth Facility” at 7pm. Classes in Accordion, Banjo, Fiddle, Guitar and Whistle. For more information contact Paul on 087 2308546 /Marie on 086 8606801.



Anam Cara

Anam Cara, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 15th February from 19.30 to 21.00 in B.A.S.E, Brackenstown Road, Swords, Co. Dublin. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether the death was recent or not.



HomeCare Services for the Elderly

Homecare Services for the Elderly provide affordable live in carers for the elderly in your area. If you are looking for a live-in carer for your relative, please call Mary or Tom today on 087 9916791. Our website is



Knock Pilgrimage to New York

A special pilgrimage to New York from Knock will take place from 8th – 14th May. Flying directly from Ireland West Airport to JFK, the pilgrimage offers the chance to be a part of a memorable and historic trip. Itinerary includes a Requiem Mass on Saturday 13th at Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral. If you would like to find out more or make an enquiry, please contact the tour operators Joe Walsh Tours on (01) 2410800 or e-mail