Baptism Celebration Mass: We look forward to a special gathering of all families who had their children baptised in 2017 at 11.30am mass on Sunday 4th February 2018. All are welcome!

We welcome Imogen Kellie Harold, Casey-Claire Bury and Aoife Mary McEvoy who were baptised last weekend.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Every Thursday from 7 am – 10 pm.

Parish Office: Opening Hours: 9 am – 11 am, Mon – Fri. Any Daily Mass Intentions left in please also include a phone number. Any Intentions for the weekend Masses need to be left into the office by 12 p.m on Thursday to be included in the Altar list.

Planned Giving : Envelope Collection for Sunday 14th January amounted to €1520.Thank you for your generosity.

Altar Servers: Farwell to Molly Murtagh one of our senior servers who is resigning this weekend. We thank Molly sincerely for the excellent service and good example she has given over the years. May God always watch over her.

Christmas Dues and Christmas Offerings: Thanks to all who have contributed so far. The Christmas Donations continue to be received in the coming weeks, we encourage each household to make their Christmas donation. Acknowledgments will be issued to all donors so please supply your name and address.

St. Brendan’s N.S Loughshinny: Cleaner required for 2 hours per day. Please apply by e-mail to Closing date Friday 26th January 2018.

Polish Community celebrate Carols and Music on Monday 22nd January at 6 pm in St. Maur’s Church. As is Polish tradition to continue celebrations until 2nd February ( The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord) All are welcome!

Rush Library: Beginners & Improvers Computer Classes starting at Rush library on Monday, January 29th at 1.20pm (Beginners) & 2.35pm (Improvers).Please ring 01 8708414 to book a place.

Journeying Towards Easter 2018: A scripture course with Fr. Kevin Mahoney in Lusk Parish Centre Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm February 6th, 13th,20th,27th, Mar 6th, 13th. Our new biblical programme is designed to help us understand more deeply what “happened for us” in Jesus’ death and resurrection through the lens of John’s Gospel. Each session in two parts: a presentation followed by a conversation. There’s always a cup of tea/coffee. All are welcome—especially newcomers—to our informal and friendly sessions. No charge.

Laudate Festival 2018:  A festival gathering of primary school/parish faith community celebrating Families of Faith through song and reflection during Catholic Schools Week. Monday 29 January at 7 p.m. St Colmcille’s Church, Knocklyon.  Tuesday 30 January at 7 p.m. Our Lady of Victories Church, Ballymun Road.  Wednesday 31 January at 7.00p.m. Church of the Guardian Angels, Newtownpark Ave, Blackrock.  All are welcome (parents, families, friends and parishioners), with free entry, to the Laudate Festival nights.

Save the Date: The Archdiocese of Dublin’s Knock Pilgrimage will take place on Saturday, April 21st, 2018.  Theme: “We are Pilgrims – Knock invites us to Healing and Peace”.  Full programme to be announced soon.

Irish Hospice Foundation ‘Overview of Loss and Bereavement workshop: Date:  Thursday 25th January 2018, 9.15am – 4.15pm.  Presenter:  Brid Carroll.  Venue:  The Irish Hospice Foundation, Bereavement Education & Resource Centre, Morrison Chambers, 4th Floor, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2. Fee: €100 (1-day workshop) includes light lunch/tea and coffee. This workshop explores the journey of grief and loss for individuals who have experienced loss in various ways, not just through death. The workshop will help participants to understand the normal reactions to grief and loss and explore how reactions can be more complex and require greater interventions. 

Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society : Are proud to present a talk/presentation entitled “The Last Year of The Great War in the Irish Sea” by Dr Edward Bourke in the Strand Bar, Rush on Thursday 25th January 2018 at 8 pm sharp. All are welcome!