We Sympathise with the families of Adrian Bruton, Paddy O’Reilly and Dell Thorne who passed away this week. May they rest in peace.


Family Mass Children’s Liturgy continues each Sunday throughout Lent at the 11.30a.m. Family Mass. All children and their parents are welcome to this child-friendly service in the Day Chapel.

Do This in Memory Programme – next Mass in Programme is Palm Sunday 14th April @ 11.30a.m.

First Holy Communion Mass Books are now available in the Parish shop and Rosary beads, gift sets etc. First Holy Communion and Confirmation cards are also available.



Congratulations to the girls and boys from Rush National School and St. Brendan’s National School Loughshinny who were confirmed this weekend by Bishop Eamonn Walsh. We wish them Every Blessing.

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place in the Day Chapel
  • Each Sunday of Lent from 2p.m. to 5p.m.
  • Every Monday from 9.30a.m. to 12 noon.
  • Every Thursday from 7.00a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Every Friday from 9.30a.m. to 12 noon.


All Welcome Guided Holy Hour of Adoration concluding with Benediction in Thanksgiving for all Adorers for their faithfulness and commitment to Adoration, will take place on 12th April @ 8p.m. All are welcome. A special welcome to all our new Adorers.


Easter Mass Bouquet Cards: The Parish office now has a beautiful selection of Easter Mass Bouquet Cards in stock. If you are interested please drop in to see them. Masses will be offered during the Easter Season for the intentions of all whose names are included.


Easter Book of Remembrance: Names of our loved ones who have gone before us may be written in special book which will be placed on display upon the Altar steps throughout the Easter. These names will be remembered at all Masses over the Easter Season. Envelopes will be available at the back of the Church for the Easter List from this weekend. Please complete and leave back to the Parish Office or place in the Church Post Box. Please note that no individual names will be called out from the Altar on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday Masses.


Advocate Collection for the Sunshine Fund:

The annual Advocate collection for the Sunshine Fund takes place next weekend on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April. The Sunshine Fund, a special works conference of the St. Vincent de Paul provides summer holidays for children all over Dublin who need a holiday. This collection is their only source of funds. Your generosity is greatly appreciated


Planned Giving for Sunday 31st March amounted to €1010. Thank you for your generous support to the Parish.


Parish Office: At present the opening hours of the parish office to the public are from 9.30a.m to 11a.m. Mon-Fri. For outside office hours, please contact by email rushparishoffice@gmail.com ,or leave a voice message on 01 8949464. Any correspondence for the parish may be left in the parish Post Box – located by the notice board in the main porch.


Rush Tidy Towns

Rush Clean Coasts: The Rush Clean Coasts group are holding their next beach clean on Rush South Beach from 11a.m. to 12.30p.m. on Sunday the 7th April. All equipment will be provided. Meeting in the South Beach Car Park. These clean up days are great family events with refreshments served afterwards. New volunteers welcome.

Information Evening:

We are holding a Pollination and Wildlife Habitat information evening in the Community Centre on Tuesday the 16th April at 7.30p.m. Hear from expert Tracy Healy about the best flowers and plants that promote pollination. See our collection of bug motels and bird boxes which will be deployed around the town soon, and much more on the night. Refreshments will be served.


Archdiocese of Dublin Pilgrimage to Knock 2019 will take place on Saturday 27th April 2019:  Time:11.00a.m.- 4.30p.m. All enquiries to: knockpilgrimage@dublindiocese.ie See notice for further details.


The Loyola Institute Trinity College Dublin:

The Loyola Institute in Trinity College, Dublin is dedicated to education and research in theology in the Catholic Christian Tradition. They are running the following: MPhil in Christian Theology.

Study full-time or part-time. Scholarships Available. See more www.tcd.ie/loyola-institute.