We welcome Filip Emmanuel Ghiuzan, Amber Emilia Boardman Furmanek, Mai Lyndsey Forde-Farrell & Killian James Burns who were Baptised last weekend.

With Deepest Sympathy

We Sympathise with the families of Maura Weldon who died during the week. May she Rest In Peace.

Bank Holiday Mass Times

Please Note: – Mass this Bank Holiday Monday June 3rd is at 10a.m. – Any notices for the Porch Notice Board must be left into the office first.

St. Joseph’s Secondary School:

A Mass and Blessing was celebrated during the week for the student’s departure to Uganda to participate with the Aidlink Unganda Immersion Project 2019. We wish them every Blessing on their trip.

Exams: We also remember daily in our prayers, all the Junior and Leaving Cert. students for their forthcoming exams. May the Holy Spirit Bless them, and all our exam students with wisdom, guidance and peace in all their studies.

Blessing of Graves:

  • Sunday 23rd June: Whitestown at 3p.m.
  • Kenure at 6p.m.

Please inform your family who do not live in Rush of this date.

Easter Dues & Offerings:

Thanks to all who have contributed their Easter Due & Offering so far. The Easter Donations continue to be received in the coming weeks and we encourage each household to support our Parish by making their Easter donation.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving for Sunday 26th May amounted to €1152 Thank you for your generous support to the Parish.

Sunshine Advocate Collection 2019:

The Sunshine Fund would like to thank most sincerely the congregation of Rush parish for their generous contribution of €1,360 on Palm Sunday.

Parish Safeguarding & Protection Training:

A one day Child Protection & Safeguarding Training day will take place here in the Church on Saturday 15th June. Invitations are currently being issued to volunteers.


Temple Street Fundraising:

Our parish secretary Claire, is running the mini-marathon to raise funds for Temple Street Children’s hospital, having experienced the wonderful work and care they offer to children and families. A Sponsorship card is available in the parish office for anyone would like to sponsor this good cause. Also the electronic payment details are

Thank you in advance for your support.


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 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.


Alliance of the Two Hearts:

Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary takes place on Friday 7th JUNE  commencing with Mass of the Sacred Heart at 8p.m, Exposition, Midnight Mass and Exposition until 3a.m. Please join us for all or part of the Vigil.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Adoration takes place in the Day Chapel:
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



Community Employment Vacancies:

  • Caretakers (Rush & Seamus Ennis Centre, Naul)
  • Office Admin (Rush)
  • Grounds Person (Loughshinny)
  • Assistant GAA Coach, St. Maur’s

You must be eligible to apply, please contact your local Intreo office for information or phone 8431094.



Pathways: Exploring Faith as an Adult:

Pathways is a two-year, one evening a week, Adult Faith Development course on Thursday evenings in Holy Cross College, Clonliffe Road. Late September to May (7.00– 9.30pm). Application now open for September 2019. Early application advised. Contact Pathways Director, Eileen Houlahan at 01 8087594 or or go to:



Holy Land Pilgrimage 13-21 September 2019:

Join one of four Dublin Parishes on this trip of a life time. Highlights include: Jerusalem, Via Dolorosa, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Mount of Olives, Sea of Galilee, Cana & the Dead Sea. “Walk in the footsteps of Christ” All Welcome. See notice boards for more info.

Contact details