Blessing of Graves:

The blessing of the Graves takes place Sunday 24th June, Whitestown Cemetery at 3 pm, Kenure Cemetery at 6 pm.


Parish Office:

All queries about baptisms, weddings, etc. to go through the office.  Opening Hours Mon- Fri 9a.m. – 11a.m.  Any Daily Mass Intentions left in please also include a phone number. Any Intentions for weekend Masses need to be left into the office by 12 p.m. on Thursday to be included in Altar list. Thank you.


Planned Giving Envelope Collection:

Envelope collection for Sunday 3rd amounted to €1137. Thank you for your generosity.


Acknowledgement (Thomas Coyle):

Tommy’s mother Mary, his sisters Marina, Margarita and families wish to thank most sincerely friends and neighbours in Rush, who sympathised and supported them so generously in their recent sad bereavement. Your kindness will forever be remembered in our hearts. Particularly they would like to thank Fr. Kevin, the Folk Group, Fitzgerald’s Funeral Directors and all who supported and contributed in so many ways. The Holy Sacrifice of the mass will be offered for the intentions of all. Tommy’s “Month’s Mind” mass will be on Monday 11th June at 9 am.


Thank you

The Franciscan Missionaries of Mary would like to thank you most sincerely for your expressions of sympathy on the deaths of Sr Joan Doyle and Sr Anne Freyne. Thank you to all who sent Mass cards, attend the funerals and called to the house to offer condolences. A special word of thanks to Fr. Kevin for leading the prayers at the house and for making the funeral Masses of Joan and Anne a very fitting celebration of their lives. Mass will be offered for your intentions as an expression of our gratitude.


Parish Webcam:

Go online to Google MCN Media. Type Rush in the Search box and click on the photo of Rush Church. This service does not replace the Parish Radio, which also continues to broadcast all our ceremonies.



Trocaire would like to thank the people of Rush Parish (St Maur’s) for their most generous donation of €1633.93. With your help, they can continue to be there for the poorest and most vulnerable communities. To find out more about how your support is having a positive impact on people’s lives, please visit


Service of Remembrance

Lusk Parish’s Annual Service of Remembrance in memory of all babies who died before, during and after birth will take place on Sunday 10th June at 3 pm in St MacCullin’s Catholic Church, Lusk. Olwen Lynch, the Church of Ireland Chaplain in Beaumont Hospital, will give the reflection and Fr Eoin McCrystal will preside. All are welcome to attend. The service will be followed by light refreshments in the Parish Pastoral Centre.


Anam Cara North Dublin

This organisation that supports bereaved parents will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 20th June from 7.30pm-9: 00 pm in the Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords, Co. Dublin. 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.


Glorious Gounod 

Our Lady’s Choral Society and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra perform some of Charles Gounod’s greatest hits in celebration of his 200th anniversary.  A spectacular afternoon concert at the National Concert Hall on Sunday 17th June at 3.15pm.  Tickets €25/€20.  Further details on


Masters in Theology at DCU :

Taught by staff with international reputations in their fields, this course welcomes students from varied religious and secular backgrounds.  A flexible programme delivered over one or two evenings per week. Attainable over one year (full–time) or two years (part-time).  If you are interested in completing a Masters in Theology, please visit