Feast of St. Blaise Sunday 3rd February. Blessing of throats after all Masses this weekend.
Baptism Celebration Mass: This weekend we celebrate a special gathering with our Parish Baptism Team and families who had their children baptised in 2018 at 11.30am mass . All are welcome!
We welcome Sebastian Richard Lawson who was baptised last weekend.
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.
Crib Offerings A very special Thank You to all who contributed to the crib offerings over the extended Christmas Period. The total amount collected was €2,133. This sum has been forwarded to The Holy Family Maternity Hospital in the town of Bethlehem, through the Order of Malta. Well done to all for their generous support!
Planned Giving for Sunday 27th January amounted to €980. Thank you for your generosity.
Saint John Ambulance Church Gate Collection next weekend Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th February.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Every Monday from 9.30am – 12noon, Thursday from 7 am – 10 pm, Friday from 9.30am – 12noon.
Parish Office: Opening Hours Mon- Fri 9a.m. – 11a.m. Office Closed Monday 28th January.
Friendly Voices is a community choir consisting of Transition Year Students and Senior Citizens. We meet every Monday in St Joseph’s Secondary School, Assembly Hall from 11.15am to 12.15. We begin with a cup of tea and a chat before we get started on our singing. Ages range from 15 years to 95 years.
World Day of the Sick 2019 This year’s theme is Communities struggle with addiction – A Pastoral response. It will begin with a seminar on 9th February in All Hallows, Drumcondra (9:30 am to 1.00pm) on that topic.
Also Mass for World Day of the Sick will be held on 10th February 2019 in Corpus Christi Drumcondra at 3.00pm. All are welcome with a special invitation to those who are sick, as the anointing of the sick will be celebrated in this healing mass.
Emmanuel 2019 at the Helix: 70 Second Level Schools from all over the Archdiocese will participate in the renowned Emmanuel concert series this year, Monday 25/Tuesday 26/ Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 of February at 7.30pm each evening. Come along and as a choir or music group to listen to young people praising God with energy in this unique event. A list of participating schools is available at http://litmus.dublindiocese.ie/
Rush Tidy Towns AGM will take place on Monday the 18th of February from 7.30pm in Rush Community Centre. Tea and Coffee will be served. Please join us to hear our plans, but also to give your own views and ideas for the Tidy Towns movement in Rush.
Rush Senior Citizens: Meet every Monday 12.30pm – 3pm in Community Centre on Main Street. Come join us for tea, sandwiches etc. and fun. Condolences to the Monks family on the death of Kathleen R.I.P.
Congratulations to one of our Parishioners, Kathleen McGuinness, on winning the grandparent of the year award, Ireland 2018 sponsored by Specsavers. Well done Kathleen.
RINCEOIL FINGAL : Our second term of Traditional Irish Music Classes commences on Mon and Tue 4th & 5th February in RMYF (Martins Shop). Classes available in, Bodhran, Fiddle, Tin whistle, Piano Accordion and Guitar. Out term runs for 14 weeks until June 2019. Students of all levels and standards are very welcome. For further information please contact 0861679218.