We sympathise with the families of Peggy McGuinness and Thomas Ferguson who passed away this week. May they rest in peace.

We welcome Tom Denis O’Sullivan, Darragh Daniel Reid, Senán Tony Coughlan, Ben William McGirl Kelly and Evie Isabella Carrick who were baptised last weekend.

Planned Giving for the Envelope Collection for Sunday 26th November which amounted to €1,070.

Family mass Children’s liturgy Group: The children’s liturgy group will start again for the Advent season on Sunday 3rd December at the 11.30am family mass. All children and their parents welcome to this child friendly service in the day chapel. New volunteers also required – if you are interested please come along.

ONE Campaign:. The aim is to bring a little magic to Children experiencing homelessness this Christmas. We are asking people to purchase a small item to donate to this cause. Further details on facebook page “ One Good thing this Christmas”. Collection date in Rush Parish Church is Sunday 10th December. “Share the Joy!”.

Do This is Memory Programme: Next Mass on Sunday 10th December at 11.30am. Children are invited to bring a small gift to be distributed to homeless families by One. Parents co-ordinating meeting on Tuesday 5th December at 8pm in the Church.

The Confirmation Candidates: will discuss the “The Resurrection of Jesus Christ “ (John 20: verses 11 – 18) with The Julian Group on Tuesday 5th December.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Every Thursday from 7 am – 10 pm and also every Sunday of Advent from 2 pm – 5 pm. Due to the concert today there will be no adoration.

Rush Senior Citizens: Christmas Dinner in Rush Sailing Club on Monday 4th December at1 pm.. All Welcome. Contact Kathleen at 087 6251019. Please bring a gift and all donations go to St. Vincent De Paul. No Alcohol.

Liam Lawton In Concert “O Holy Night”. Maur’s Parish Pastoral Council Present Liam Lawton in concert “O Holy Night.” At St. Maur’s Church Rush on this Sunday December 3rd at 8pm. Tickets €20. We look forward to sharing this very special evening with you. Tickets available for sale after the weekend masses or at the door o006E the night.

Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards: The Parish office now has a beautiful selection of Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards in stock. If you are interested please drop in to see them. A Triduum of Masses will be offered during the Christmas Season for the intentions of all whose names are included.

Christmas Book of Remembrance: Names of our loved ones who have gone before us may be written in special book which will be placed on display upon the Altar steps throughout the 12 days of Christmas. These names will be remembered at all Masses over the Christmas Season. Please note that no individual names will be called out from the Altar on the Christmas Eve and Christmas morning Masses. Envelopes will be available at the back of the Church for the Christmas List from next weekend. Please complete and leave back to the Parish Office or place in the Church Letter Box.

Parish Office: Opening Hours: 9am – 11am, Mon – Fri. Christmas Mass Bouquets now available. Come in and browse our gift ideas for Christmas.

New Creation Resource for Advent: Global Catholic Climate Movement has produced a resource to enrich your Advent by reflecting on and celebrating the good gift of creation: A list of the top 5 ways to “green” your Christmas. A creation-themed Advent calendar (both a print version and an interactive digital version).4 colouring pages for kids, featuring an Advent wreath, Pope Francis, and the Earth

A Christmas novena with 9 days of prayers to celebrate the Creator and creation.

Find this resource at http://bit.ly/advent-creation

Dublin Diocesan Food Appeal: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is seeking support for a Parish Food Appeal this weekend 2nd/3rd December. Foodbanks are operating in the following areas: Brackenstown, Darndale ,Glasnevin, Blanchardstown, Dundrum, Jobstown and Dun Laoghaire.Further information from the Food Bank Team on 01 8603166 or mmdconagh@crosscare.ie