The Bulletin Team Wishes all our Readers, at home and abroad a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year.

We welcome William Martin Noone, April Madeline Argue, Nicola Lorraine Bollard Cannon, Sarah Helen Colleen Johnson and Mia Jenny Rogan who were baptised recently.

Acknowledgement: The family of the late Adrian Carrick would like to thank the doctors and nurses of Beaumont Hospital, to family, friends and neighbours for all their kind wishes and support over the past few weeks. A special thank you to Fr. Kevin for his support.

Do This In Memory Programme: Next Mass is on Sunday 14th January at 11.30am. Preparation meeting on Monday 8th January at 8 pm in the Church.

Planned Giving Envelopes: For those parishioners who haven’t received their envelopes please call into the office to collect their box. Thank you.

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 Collection: Envelope Collection for Sunday 31st December amounted to €965.Thank you for your generosity.

Enrolment for the Parish Schools: Enrolment for the 3 parish schools ( Rush National School, St. Catherine’s National School and St. Brendan’s National School) will take place from Monday 8th January to Friday 19th January 2018 inclusive. Pre-enrolment application forms will be available from the schools’ office between the hours of 09.30 – 14.30.

Anam Cara North Dublin Parent Evening: Organisation that supports bereaved parents, will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 17th January from 7.30pm – 9.00pm in the Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords. Anam Cara North Dublin offers a safe and comfortable setting where you can “drop the mask” and be yourself among people who understand. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether this was recent or not.

Retrouvaille – A Lifeline for Married Couples:  Do you want to improve the communication with your spouse?   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 from 2nd – 4th February 2018.  For information contact Tony & Anne (01) 495 3536, Mike & Anne (01) 450 0922, text or call 086 413 5440, or email or visit

Lost Property: There are a number of small items of lost property (hats, scarves, gloves etc.)  which are currently in the Office – please call into the office to reclaim. If they aren’t reclaimed in the next couple of weeks they will be donated to St. Vincent De Paul.