Congratulations to the girls and boys of St. Catherine’s N.S and St. Brendan’s Loughshinny who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday, May 20th. 

Deepest Sympathies

We sympathise with the families of Ken Waldron and Christopher Humphreys who passed away recently. May they Rest in Peace.

Planned Giving Envelope Collection:

Envelope Collection for Sunday May 14th amounted to €1130. Thank you for your generosity.

Easter Dues:

Thank you to all our parishioners who have sent in their Easter Dues.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament:

Every Thursday from 7a.m. to 10p.m.

Parish Office:

Opening Hours: 9a.m. – 11a.m. Mon – Fri. All queries re: Baptisms, Weddings, etc. to go through the office. Lovely gifts for First Holy Communion and Communion cards now available. Exam Mass Bouquets also available. 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.

Blessing of Graves:

Sunday June 25th, Whitestown Cemetery at 3p.m. and Kenure Cemetery at 6p.m.

Skerries Lifeboat RNLI:

The Skerries RNLI need volunteers to help with a bag pack in Tesco on Friday May 26th. If you can help us please contact Jan on 086 8294785.

Society of Saint Vincent De Paul:

Thank you for your co-operation with our annual Church Gate Clothing Appeal in 2017. This year once again the generosity of the people has proved outstanding.

The Encounter Dublin City

Are you looking for more in life? Join other young adults (20’s & 30’s) for a night of live acoustic music, reflective prayer in adoration, with Cormac Buckley and band; guest speaker Br. Philip Mulryne, ex-Man United football player on life, faith & purpose. Followed by social, pizza & refreshments. Free event. Friday, May 26th @8pm. St. Paul’s Church, Arran Quay (Smithfield).

The Pro Life Campaign:

will be holding a public information meeting on Tuesday May 30th , in Carnegie Court Hotel, North Street, Swords, at 8p.m. The aim of the meeting is to inform people about the current situation as regards the 8th Amendment – Ireland’s ‘Right to Life’ amendment. and to encourage more people to become informed and get involved to defend it, as it is a true milestone for equality and authentic human rights. For more information, visit or tel: (01) 662 9275.

St. Charles of Mount Argus Canonisation Anniversary:

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the canonisation of St. Charles of Mount Argus, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will celebrate Mass in the Church of St. Paul of the Cross, Mount Argus, Dublin 6W on Pentecost Sunday, June 4th at 11.00 a.m. All are welcome.

Rush & District Horticultural Society:  

Plant Sale being held in Rush Community Centre on Saturday May 27th from 8a.m. to 1p.m. It’s to help raise funds towards our 70th Annual Show on July 8th at St Maur’s GAA Club. We will have vegetable plants, annuals, perennials, biennials, fresh local produce, bric-a-brac, and lots more at great prices.

Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society

Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society are proud to present a talk/presentation entitled “The Catholic Church in the Role of the Revolution 1916 -1918” by Declan Brady in the Strand Bar, Main Street Rush on Thursday May 25th at 8p.m. sharp. You are all welcome

Fatima Prayer

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, lead all souls to Heaven, especially those most in need of Thy mercy. Amen.