We welcome Jessica Kelly Rickard and Ryan Sean Johnston who were baptised last weekend.


We Sympathise with the families of Noelie (Noel)Kelly, Ellen Cawley and Fintan Butterly who passed away this week. May they rest in peace.


First Confessions: We remember the children of St. Brendan’s National School who are making their First Confession on Monday 18th February. May God Bless the children as they receive the gift of his loving forgiveness.


Planned Giving for Sunday 10th February amounted to €1,245. Thank you for your generosity.



  • The family of the late Carmel Rennicks deeply appreciate the expressions of sympathy and kindness during their time of loss. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass has been offered for your intentions.
  • The family of the late Bridie Flynn (Old Road, Rush) would like to thank all, for the kindness and support shown to them, during the recent sudden loss of their dear wife, mother, sister, friend, aunt, mother in law, sister in law, grandmother and great grandmother. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass has been offered for your intentions.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Every Monday from 9.30am – 12noon, Thursday from 7 am – 10 pm, Friday from 9.30am – 12noon.


28th Divine Mercy Conference:  wish to invite you to their annual conference on the 23rd, 24th February in the RDS, Ballsbridge. See www.dublindicoese.ie/ – for a full schedule. All welcome. Bus leaves St. Maur’s Church Carpark Saturday 23rd February at 7.30am. Contact Margaret on 089 4357797.


The Annual Collection of ACCORD, the Diocesan Agency for Marriage and the Family, will be made at all masses this weekend. The collection for ACCORD will replace the Share Collection. ACCORD Dublin throughout the diocese offers Marriage Preparation Courses, Counselling for couples and individuals experiencing difficulties in their relationships, A relationship and sexuality programme for schools. ACCORD Dublin needs your support. Please give generously.


Thank you from St. Johns Ambulance:
The Swords division would like to Thank the Very Generous Parishioners of Rush who donated to our collection last weekend at St Maur’s Church, we raised a total of €935.78. This will help us update our equipment and keep our voluntary services going.


St Joseph’s Secondary School
There will an Open Evening in St Joseph’s Secondary School on Wednesday 27th February at 7.30pm. The purpose of this meeting is to present to and update everyone on our new school Campaign “Rush Stands Up”. You will hear and see the fantastic things our students are currently doing and hear about what the future holds for us. Everyone is welcome whether you have a student in the school or not. We are looking forward to meeting you on the night.


What is Christian Meditation? Come along to a “Meet-Up” of people interested in Christian Meditation in Wynne’s Hotel, Middle Abbey St. Dublin on Sat. Feb. 23rd from 10.30 am – 12.30pm. For further details see www.christianmeditation.ie.


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.