With Sympathy

We sympathise with the families of Eddie McGoldrick and Brid Pender who passed away this week. May they rest in peace.


Congratulations to Meadhbh Cleary and David Meesen who got married last week.


We welcome Arya Aisling Matthews O’Connor, Roisin Lucy O’Hara, Emily Christina Metcalfe, Lorcan Martin O’Dowd and Eve Denise Price who were baptised last weekend.

Garda Vetting:

Please be aware that Garda vetting forms are starting to be e-mailed to all volunteer’s. Please, can you check your e-mail? Thank you.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament:

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

Parish Office:

Opening Hours: 9a.m. – 11a.m. Mon – Fri. Office. 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. Please note there will be no Parish Bulletin for the month of August.

Planned Giving Envelope Collection:

Envelope Collection for Sunday July 23rd amounted to €890. Thank you for your generosity.

St. Maur’s G.A.A:

The Annual Mass for the deceased members of the club will be held in Aras Naomh Maur on Thursday 3rd August at 8 p.m.

Rush and Loughshinny Combined Clubs:

Vacancies on Community Employment, Caretakers for various locations in Rush and also Groundsperson, Rush. You must be eligible to apply i.e. you must be in receipt of a Social Welfare payment, please contact 8431094 for further details.

Rush Harbour Festival:

The Rush Harbour Festival takes place next weekend from August 4th to August 7th in the Harbour Park. We have an event for everyone. FREE Children’s shows, FREE Circus Workshop, FREE Samba Workshop and FREE Sand Sculpting classes. For the first time, an international sand sculptor comes to Rush and he will create his masterpiece on the green opposite the harbour park from Monday and finish on the Saturday of the festival.  The music stage will be surrounded by food stalls, so come along over the weekend and enjoy the atmosphere.  Saturday sees the Air Show take to the skies courtesy of Dermot McNamara.  A FREE shuttle train runs from EUROSPAR to the Harbour Park from Saturday until Monday. Oasis, Garth Brooks, Smash Hits and our very own STAGE 2 will entertain you all weekend.

Bring All the Family! 21st August 2017 – One Year to World Meeting of Families 2018:

We invite you and all your family to come along to the launch of the one-year programme of preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018, which will take place at the Knock Shrine, County Mayo, on Monday 21st August 2017, the Anniversary of the Apparition of Our Lady. This day of celebration will include the celebration of the Eucharist, workshops and faith and fun activities for all the family. The WMOF2018 Icon will be presented at Mass in the Basilica at 3 pm and then begin its journey around the Dioceses of Ireland.

Registration & Tickets for WMOF2018 Registration for the World Meeting of families in 2018 is now open. Visit the Tickets Section on www.worldmeeting2018.ie to access information on the different type of tickets and registration available. Accommodation booking is also available online at time of registration through the same booking form on the website.

Music Ministry Together:

Summer school for anyone interested in liturgy and music takes place from Tue 8th to Sun 13th August – Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, including teaching sessions, workshops/master classes, various styles of Liturgy, a celebration of the Eucharist, Sacraments and Catechises. Finally, there will also be time to have fun, with organised activities and entertainment through the week. Come for as much or as little as you like. For more details and link to booking form etc phone (087) 6790336.

The Annual Youth2000 Summer Festival:

The Festival takes place from Thurs 17th to Sun 20th August at the Cistercian College, Roscrea – Open to all aged 16-35. Excellent Speakers, Inspiring Talks & Workshops, Fantastic music, Group activities, Youth Masses, Adoration, Reconciliation, Prayer, Drama, Games & plenty of time to chill out, meet new people and find out what it means to be young & Catholic today!! Meals included, free busses. For more details and links to booking etc check out: http://youth2000.ie