Diocesan Safeguarding Day and Parish Policy Statement:

We in St. Maur’s Parish value and encourage the participation of children and young people in parish liturgies and in activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development. We recognise the dignity and rights of all children and are committed to their protection and support. In keeping with this, we will work to do all in our power to create safe environments for children and young people in order to secure their protection and enable their full participation in the life of the Church. Rush Parish Child Safeguarding Reps are Anna O’Sullivan, Kevin Murray and Fr. Kevin Bartley all contactable at Parish Office 01 8949464, Balbriggan Garda Siochana 01 8020510


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.



The family of the late Donal Bissett wish to acknowledge the many expressions of kindness shown to them following their sad loss. Heartfelt thanks to the many friends and neighbours who visited Graham and Audrey’s home, attended the wake, who travelled long distances, sent floral tributes and mass cards. A special word of thanks to the management, nurses and wonderful carers of the Nightingale Unit, Hamilton Park, Balrothery. To all who participated in the Mass, especially Fr Richard, Aisling Walsh and finally McNally’s Funeral Directors for their sensitive handling of arrangements. Donal, always in our thoughts, you will never be forgotten , RIP.


Planned Giving Envelope Collection:

Envelope Collection for Sunday September 17th amounted to €865. Thank you for your generosity.


Reader Roster

A new Schedule of Readers for the weekend Masses from 23/24 September’17 to 11/12 November’17 is now posted on the Parish Information Board.


Rush Bloodbank:

will be held in ST.Maurs GAA on Monday 2nd October from 4.30pm – 8.00pm.


Living Links:

Supporting the Suicide Bereaved. 1st Wednesday of every month at 7pm. Dublin Central Mission, 9c Abbey St. Lower, Dublin 1.For more information of if you wish to attend our group Tel: 086 9371030/087 2433738


Mass for opening of the Academic Year:

Archbishop Martin will celebrate Mass for the opening of the Academic Year Monday, 25th September at 7.30pm in Church of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, DCU/St. Patrick’s Campus. Refreshments afterwards. All welcome.


Retrouvaille – A Lifeline for Married Couples:

Do you feel lost, alone or bored in your marriage? Are you hurt, frustrated or angry with your spouse? Does talking about it only make it worse? The Retrouvaille programme can help marriages at all stages. Next programme starts 6th – 8th October 2017. For information contact Tony & Anne (01) 495 3536, Mike & Anne (01) 450 0922, text or call 086 413 5440, or email info@retrouvaille.ie or visit www.retrouvaille.ie


Skerries Mills Art Exhibition:

Eileen Keelan,a local artist is having an Art Exhibition at Skerries Mills from this coming Monday, 25th Sept to the 8th of October. All welcome, admission free.  There will be 36 paintings on show. Opening time at The Mills is from 10am to 5.30pm daily


Days of Recollection

Days of Recollection at St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh, Co.Cork.  Last Saturday of every Month. 9am – 3.30pm.  Reflect on different themes guided by the spirituality of Servant of God Marie Adele Garnier.  For more information contact Mother Prioress on 021 4811 354  Next one is 30th September – All Welcome


Mass of Thanksgiving: 

Bishop Raymond Field is hosting a Mass of Thanksgiving for his Pastoral Area on Sunday the 15th of October at 10.30am in St. Brigid’s Parish, Blanchardstown for couples who are celebrating Silver, Ruby, Golden, Diamond and Platinum Wedding Anniversaries.  Were you Married in 1947, 1957, 1967, 1977 or 1992? A celebratory certificate will be presented on the day along with hospitality.

Refreshments will be offered afterwards in the Parish Centre – Please leave your details into the office.