COVID-19

 

NOTE: The dispensation from obligation to attend Mass was lifted April 11, 2021. Welcome back to Mass.

Please see the Bishops Decree for more information, including particular classes of persons who are still dispensed or otherwise excused from the Sunday obligation.

Click on this link Bishop Decree for the entire explanation. If you are short on time, the essential information begins at the last paragraph of page 3. 

Directives for Masses and Holy Communion

What a joyous moment, to be able to celebrate together in Mass. Please observe the following guidelines as we gather to worhip God.

--Masks are to be worn on the way in and out of church. If you choose, you may wear a mask during Mass or if social distancing is not maintainable

--Sanitize your hands upon arrival or before you enter

--Please do not congregate within the vestibule or church. 

--Go directly to a pew that is NOT marked off. 

--Families may sit together.

--There will be NO  sign of peace, no presentation of gifts, and no communion from the chalice.

ONCE YOU ARE IN, You’re in. PLEASE STAY IN PLACE until the release from mass.

---FATHER WILL COME TO YOU via the empty rows for Communion. Please remain kneeling, or if unable to kneel-scoot to the front of pew seat.

--The Cry Room is not available with seating and should be reserved for just that, crying children .

-After the 10:30 am Mass, please let the ushers dismiss you, exit with masks on and exit the building. After the 5:30 pm Mass, exit on your own, maintaining social distancing.