We Sympathise with the family of Karl O’Toole-Wyer RIP and with the Community & Family of Sr. Eileen O’ Neill (FMM) RIP, who’s funerals took place during the week.

November List of the Dead Envelopes

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.’

Do This in Memory Programme

We welcome the First Holy Communion Families at the 11.30 a.m. Mass this weekend as they continue their journey in preparation for the Sacrament on this, the Third Mass of the ‘Do This In Memory Programme’.  .

‘Led by the Spirit’  

Fr Kevin will celebrate Mass with the candidates, who are preparing for Confirmation on Tuesday 26th November at 10am.  All welcome.

Daily congregation please note this Mass time change.

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.

Planned Giving:

Next weekend the Annual Financial Statement for the parish will be presented at all Masses and the 2020 Planned Giving envelopes will be distributed.                                                                          

Last Sunday’s Planned Giving realised €1,030.      We sincerely Thank all who through the Family Offering contribute to the upkeep of 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

Job Vacancy

Meals on Wheels, Office Administrator. You must be in receipt of a Social Welfare payment to apply. For more information : Phone 8431094, email:

40 Years of Folk Music. 

Next Sunday December 1st St. Maur’s Parish Folk Group will celebrate  40 years of Music in our Parish at the 11.30a.m Mass.  As they  mark this special occasion we congratulate them as we give Thanks for all who have and continue to serve the parish in this Joyful Ministry of music and song. All welcome

Dates for Diary during Advent

  • The Combined Choirs Carol Service will take place in the Church on Wednesday December 11th @ 7.30p.m.  All Welcome


  • Readings: Explore Faith…Encountering Jesus Christ : Lusk Parish Centre on Tuesdays 10a.m./12noon from December 3rd, 10th,17th.No previous experience required, all newcomers welcome! See noticeboard for further details.
  • Also Online Advent Retreat – Please see notice board for further details.

Exhibition of Paintings

by Jim Kilgarriff in Rush Library from 25th November to 7th December. Exhibition Opening Monday at 6.30 pm. All welcome.

Rush National School

Rush National School will hold a public information meeting in the school on Wednesday 27th November at 7.30 p.m.  At this meeting, they will outline the plans for their new school, along with plans for a temporary school playground in part of St. Maur’s Church grounds.

The Irish Cancer Society

The 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.

Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society

The society will present a talk on “Spies, Informers and Collaborators in the War of Independence” in The Strand Bar on Thursday 28th November at 8.00 p.m. All welcome

Christmas Celebrations will be held on Friday December 13th.  See Notice board for further details.

Loughshinny Christmas Fair & Tree Lights

Sunday 8th December , Christmas Fair will take place in the Community Centre from 10a.m. to 6p.m. Christmas tree light’s will be switched on at 4p.m. with Carol singers from St Brendan’s school. Refreshments afterwards in the Community Centre.


Christmas Flower Arranging Classes

Classes will take place in Ardgillan Castle from Tuesday 26th November for three weeks, 10.30 am. until 12.30 pm. Cost €40.  For further information, please phone 086 2850561 or           087 7520506.