November Mass of Remembrance – Thank You

Our Annual Remembrance Mass took place here on Saturday 2nd November. We wish to thank all those who prepared and participated in this special commemoration. We hope the Mass provided some consolation for all those who have been bereaved in our Parish.

November List of the Dead Envelopes

November List of the Dead Envelopes are available at the back of the Church. Please take one home with you, enclose your family dead list and return to the Post Box, Sacristy or Parish Office. All the names are included in all Masses on the First Friday throughout the year. ‘It is a Holy and Wholesome Thought to pray for the Dead.’

We Sympathise

with the family of Brendan (Benjy) Newcomen RIP, whose funeral took place during the week

Anam Cara North Dublin

the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Wednesday 20th November at 7:20pm in the Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords, Co. Dublin. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. Please contact us on or 085 2888 888 for any queries.


Annmarie, Seamus, Padraic and the family of the late Derek McGuinness  RIP. would like to thank our community of family and friends both near and far most sincerely for your kind expression of sympathy in our recent, unexpected and devastating loss. A Holy Mass will be offered for your intentions.


Family Mass Children’s Liturgy Group:

Family Mass Children’s Liturgy Group takes place each Sunday at the 11.30am Mass.  All children and their parents are welcome to this child-friendly service in the Day Chapel.

Led by the Spirit

The Julian Prayer Group will discuss The Last Supper (Luke22: verses 14-20 & verses 31-34) with the Confirmation candidates on Tuesday November 12th.


All are welcome to Tea/Coffee every Wednesday after Mass in the Day Chapel.   Arising from this the Rosary will be prayed @ 8.45am on Wednesday Morning.

Planned Giving:

Sunday 3rd November was €1645. Thank you for your generous support to the Parish.

Parish Office: Opening Hours Monday-Friday 9.30 to 11.30am

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. 

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


Rush Community News is available in the magazine section of Supervalu, and online at

Advent: Online Advent Retreat – Please see notice board for further details.

Handel’s Messiah  on Sunday 24th  November at 7.30pm in St Peter’s Church, Phibsborough, Dublin 7.  We are delighted the Guinness Choir &  Orchestra has accepted our invitation to perform on the night along with renowned soloists, Patricia Bardon, Andrew Boushell, Colette Boushell and Rory Musgrave.  For more information phone 01 8389708. Tickets cost €20 at Eventbrite –


In the coming weeks a Trócaire team – in blue t-shirts and jackets – may call to your home inviting monthly donations.  These funds allow Trócaire to respond to the needs of people in crisis around the world.  We are called as Christians to share what we can to help our brothers and sisters in need.  So, if you can, we would invite you to please support this worthy cause with a monthly donation of whatever you can afford.  Every single euro counts and your help is greatly appreciated.  P.S. if you would like to contact Trócaire directly on any matter related to this initiative, you can contact Louise Walker or Ali Lynch on 01-6293333 or louise.walker@Tró or ali.lynch@Tró

The Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to assist in supporting and providing information to patients and families in their Dublin Daffodil Centre’s. Please contact Deirdre Murphy on 01 231 0564 or for more information.

Holy Land Pilgrimage:

Holy Land Pilgrimage: 11 Day Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from February 12th to February 22nd 2020 – Cost €1,475 (deposit €450) – Spiritual Director  Canon Paddy McGinn.  There are still a small number of places left.  For further details please contact Brenda Murray-Flynn on 041 6863390 or or Philip on 0872508043 or

Rush Tidy Towns:

Annual Church gate collection takes place at all Masses this weekend.