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MASS REOPENING INFORMATION [UPDATED JULY 1, 2020]
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Because of the continued threat of Covid-19, there is important information and guidelines which should be read through prior to your return to Mass. Click the button below to access the complete Mass guidelines. Below summarizes the face mask requirements by Mass time:
Saturday, 4:30pm: Face Masks OPTIONAL
Sunday, 8:00am: Face Masks REQUIRED
Sunday, 10:00am: Face Masks OPTIONAL
Sunday, 5:30pm: Face Masks OPTIONAL
DAILY MASS INFORMATION
- The Consecrated Host can only be received on the hand, and not directly on the tongue at this time.
- We will be suspending the exchange of the sign of peace.
- We ask you not to hold hands during the Lord’s prayer.
- We will discontinue the use of holy water fonts.
- The sanitizing of our church, including the use of an EPA approved sanitizer for killing the Covid-19 virus between all Masses;
- Adjustments to our ventilation to maximize the use of fresh outside air;
- Modifying seating for the maximized use of our church to enable distancing between families;
- Proper training of individuals to be at each Mass assisting and directing parishioners and visitors;
- The acquisition of face masks to be distributed to those who do not have their own, as well as alcohol based hand sanitizer available to visitors as you enter the the church, and available for use during and after Mass.
Adoration is currently taking place in the Holy Spirit Chapel in order to allow for greater distancing, with the entrance limited to the North doors. See below for our Eucharistic Adoration schedule: