We Sympathise with the family of Kitty Coleman whose funeral took place this week.  May she Rest In Peace

Feast of St. Maur

Feast of St. Maur (Patron Saint of Rush) will be celebrated at 9am Mass on Wednesday 15th January 2019.  Blessing with the Relic of St. Maur after Mass.

Baptism Celebration Mass

We will celebrate with a special gathering of all families who have had their children baptised in 2019 at 11.30am Mass on Sunday 2nd  February 2020.

‘Led by the Spirit’     

The Confirmation candidates from Rush National School R.3  will continue with the Confirmation programme ‘Led by the Spirit’’ on Tuesday 14th January with a Day of Reflection , led by the Julian Prayer Group.  Please keep those preparing for the Sacraments in your prayers.

“Come Holy Spirit Fill the Heart of Your Faithful”

Funerals in St. Maur’s

Each Tuesday from 14th  January to 24th March inclusive. Confirmation Retreats will take place in the Church, beginning at  9.45am. These dates involve much planning as they synchronise the timetables of our 4 primary schools, retreat team, coach hire, and Parish. On those dates we ask that families be aware that the church will not be available for any other events, including Tuesday funerals.  We ask for your understanding in arranging funerals on the other 5 days each week  during this time. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

Crib Offerings

Crib Offerings will go to The Holy Family Maternity Hospital in the town of  Bethlehem, through the Order of Malta. The offering box will be there until the end of January.

Planned Giving

  • New Boxes are ready for collection for all those who responded to our appeal for new contributors.  Please pick up your new box from the Parish Office or Sacristy.
  • Sunday 05.01.2020 realised  €1,973

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 11.30a.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. 

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: 

  • Every Monday from 9.30am to 12 noon
  • Every Thursday from 7.00am to 10 pm
  • Every Friday from 9.30am to 12 noon

All Welcome.

Enrolment for the Parish Schools 

Enrolment for Rush National School, St. Catherine’s National School and St. Brendan’s National School:  will take place from Monday 6th January to Friday 17th January 2020 inclusive.  Pre-enrolment application forms will be available from the schools’ office between the hours of 09:30 and 14.30.

Laudate Festival

Catholic Schools Week 2020, Primary School Liturgical Music Programme. The project brings together children from fifty primary schools of the Archdiocese along with parishioners and choirs to celebrate the gift of one another. Monday 27th January at 7pm in Church of St Agnes, Crumlin, Tuesday 28th January at 7pm in Our Lady of Victories Church, Ballymun Road, Wednesday 29th January at 7pm in Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Thursday 30th January at 7pm in Church of St Pius X, Templeogue. Entry is free.

Anam Cara

Anam Cara North Dublin, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Wednesday 15th January 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 their child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not.  Please contact us on or 0852888888 for any queries.

Irish Hospice Foundation

Overview of Loss and Bereavement Workshop in the  Irish Hospice Foundation Thursday, 30th  January from 9.15am – 4pm, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2. This workshop explores the journey of grief and loss for individuals who have experienced loss in various ways not just through death. Brid Carroll is a qualified Psychotherapist and Counselling Supervisor with a special interest in bereavement and loss.  Fee is €100 for the 1-day workshop and includes lunch.  Bookings can be made on the following link:

Balbriggan and District Horticultural Society

Balbriggan and district Horticultural Society are having  a talk on herbs entitled ‘Medical Herbs and Safe Natural Remedies’ by Denise Dunne from The Herb Garden Naul, on Thursday 16th January at 8.30pm in the Scouts Den, Market Green Balbriggan Co Dublin.