We welcome Darren Peter St. Lawrence who was baptised last weekend.


Farewell to Fr Richard Hyland and Fr Paul Glennon:

The Parish Pastoral Council will host a reception on Saturday 16th September after 7pm mass and make a presentation to Fr. Richard Hyland and Fr Paul Glennon in recognition of their ministry in Rush Parish, especially for keeping everything going during Fr. Peters illness. All parishioners are invited and welcome to attend. Any parishioner who may wish to make a contribution towards the presentation can do so this weekend after all Masses or during the week into the Parish Office. Envelopes will be available at the back of church.


Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind:

Annual Church Gate Collection this weekend Sat 9th and Sun 10th of September. All involved are total volunteers and all monies collected goes to head office in Cork to train more guide dogs for blind people and more assistance dogs for families who have a child with Autism. If you would like to know more or become a volunteer with the local branch of guide dogs Balbriggan/ North County Dublin contact: or ring 085 7663107.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament:

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


Parish Office:

Opening Hours: 9a.m. – 11a.m. Mon – Fri.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.


Planned Giving Envelope Collection:

Envelope Collection for Sunday September 3rd amounted to €1195. Thank you for your generosity.


Legion of Mary:

Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Sunday 24th September 2017. Pick up points: St. Patricks Church, Skerries at 7am and Eurospar Rush at 7.15am. Please contact Lorraine at 087 6203317 or Mary at 087 6741472.



Congratulations to Rush U13 boys cricket team who won the All Ireland Cricket Final Last weekend. What a great achievement. Well done to all involved.


Failte Isteach:

Basic English Conversation Classes. €2 per class, friendly volunteer tutors. Starting Tuesday Sept 19th from 10am to 12 noon at Martin’s Shop (Rush Multipurpose Youth Facility) Channel Road Rush, deside Rush National School. Contact 01-8439349, e-mail


Rush Senior Citizens:

Re-opens Monday 11th September at 2pm in Rush Community Centre.


Rinceoil Fingal:

Enrolment for the new term, which begins on Monday 25th September, will take place in Rush Community Centre on Saturday 16th September from 2pm to 4pm. All instruments catered for. Loan instrument scheme available. Contact Paul on 087 2308546 or Lenny on 087 6307324.


Living Links:

Supporting the Suicide Bereaved, first Wednesday of every month at 7pm, Dublin Central Mission, 9c Abbey St. Lower, Dublin 1. Adults over the age of 18 are welcome to attend. Opportunity to share and discuss all aspects complicated grief associated with the aftermath of a suicide death. For more info. tel: 086 9371030/ 087 2433738.


Scoil Rince Fingal Irish Dancing

Classes resume in Rush Community Centre on Mon 11th Sept. Beginners from 6pm to 7pm and seniors from 7pm to 8pm. Classes in St Catherine’s NS restart on Wednesday 13th Sept from 2.45pm to 3.45pm. Contact Margaret Harford @ 0863101170  or Elizabeth Finnegan @ 0863104908.


Lusk Bridge Club:

Beginners Bridge Classes, Parish Hall, The Green, Lusk starting Fri 22nd September 7.30pm to 9.45pm. 20 week course, 10 lessons before Christmas and 10 lessons starting in New Year. Cost is €80 for 10 lessons. Contact: Kitty 087 7820580 or Seamus (teacher) 087 2890814.


Skerries Lifeboat RNLI

They are looking for volunteers to help with the flag day bucket collection outside Tesco and Eurospar on Saturday September 16th. If you can spare 1 or 2 hours between 10am and 6pm, please contact 0868294785.


Grieving Alone:

Free public talk by Brid Carroll entitled Grieving Alone has been arranged for both Bethany members and members of the public in Holy Child Parish Centre, Thatch Road, Whitehall, Dublin 9 on Wednesday Sept. 20th from 7.30pm – 9.30pm.