Child Safe Guarding Sunday

Sunday 22nd September is Diocesan Safeguarding Day.  Fr. Kevin, The Parish Pastoral Council and the Safeguarding Representatives wish to acknowledge with thanks, all the work that has been done in our parish to make the Church a safe place for Children and Vulnerable Adults. Training and vetting in this area for all volunteers continues to be a priority in the parish.  Our Safeguarding Representatives will speak at all Masses this weekend.

Family Mass Children’s Liturgy Group:

Family Mass Children’s Liturgy Group commences this Sunday at the 11.30a.m Mass.

All children and their parents are welcome to this child-friendly service in the day chapel.

New volunteers are also required – if you are interested please come along or leave your name and contact details into the Parish Office.

Harvest Sunday:

We celebrate Harvest Sunday on 6th October. All produce will be gratefully appreciated. It is proposed that parishioners take away the produce and leave a donation which will be distributed to St. Vincent De Paul and Br. Kevin (Capuchin Day Centre).

Blessing of Animals: Blessing of the Animals will take place on Sunday 6th October from 1p.m to 1.30p.m.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 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.

Parish Office:  

Now that the summer is over, the opening hours of the parish office return to the usual times ofMonday-Friday from 9.30a.m. to 11.30a.m.  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.  

Tea/Coffee every Tuesday after Mass in the Day Chapel.  All Welcome.  Arising from this the Rosary will be prayed @ 8.45a.m. on Tuesday Morning.  On the other weekday mornings, Monday-Friday, the Rosary will be prayed after the 9a.m. Mass.

St. Joseph’s Secondary School:

Friendly Voices is a Choir that comprises of Transition Year students and Senior Citizens. This year our practice time has changed to Wednesdays    in St Joseph’s Secondary School from 11-12noon. We have a cuppa and a chat before we get stuck into the singing. Absolutely no experience is required. All we require is the willingness to have some fun. 

Planned Giving: Sunday 8th September was €962Thank you for your generous support to the Parish.

Legion of Mary Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine

The pilgrimage  takes place on Sunday 29th September.  Pick up Points are: St. Patrick’s Church Skerries @ 7a.m. & St. Maur’s Church Carpark, Rush @ 7.15a.m. For further information please contact Lorraine  at (087) 6203317

Basic English Conversation Classes (Failte Isteach): 

All are welcome and all levels are provided for. The fee is €2 per class and and takes place every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Martin’s Shop (Rush Multipurpose Youth Facility) Channel Road Rush, beside Rush National School. Friendly volunteer tutors. E-mail, no need to register, just call in.  

Rinceoil Fingal:  

New term of Traditional Irish Music Classes will commence on Monday and Tuesday 23rd and 24thSeptember in Martins Shop (RMYF).  Classes available in Bodhran, Fiddle, Tin Whistle, Piano Accordion and guitar.  Our term runs for 14 weeks until January 2020.  Students of all levels and standards are very welcome.  For further information please contact Val (086) 1679218.

Irish Cancer Society:  

The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in all public hospitals nationwide. Volunteers will need their own car but all expenses are paid. If you have 2 free days a month (Monday – Friday) and an active email address we would love to hear from you. Please call Laura on 01 2310 594, email or go to for more information.


 Course starts on the 2nd October – 8 sessions over 8 months. 8 new ways of sharing Good News. Sessions will take place in Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe Rd.   See notice boards for further details.  Contact