Weekday Masses recommencing on Monday 29th June, 8.30am (Monday, Thursday & Friday)
& 10.00am (Monday to Saturday)
Sunday Masses recommencing on 4th / 5th July,
in all three Churches per usual times.
Masses will be reviewed on a regular basis.
A return to public worship will be a source of great joy and hope to our parish communities.
Public health considerations will, however, require some practical adjustments to
the way we celebrate our liturgies. These should not in any way compromise the integrity
of the liturgy and every effort will be made to support active participation and
prayerful and joyful celebration.
The dispensation from the Sunday and Holy Day of obligation is extended for the time
being for the most vulnerable in our parish community. If you are feeling unwell,
please do not attend church services in order to protect the safety of all in our
Public health authorities advise that people should maintain physical distance from
each other. In our churches this will mean that every second row of seats will be
kept vacant to protect all parishioners. Signage will indicate seats not to be used.
Sanitisers are available at all entrances to our churches. Please sanitise your
hands on entering and leaving the Church.
Public Health and Government authorities advise that we must maintain a social distance
from each other. In Church this means that every second row of pews will be closed
Receiving Holy Communion – Please follow the instructions that will be given at Mass
and maintain a social distance from people not from your household. Holy Communion
will be administered in the hand while standing. Priests and ministers will be wearing
a face-covering while distributing Communion.
Missalettes will not be available for public use until later in the year.
Adoration Chapel will remain closed until further notice.
Church Collections will be taken up at the door of the church at you enter. Second
collections will be taken up at the end of Mass also at the door.
Sacrament of Baptism can be booked through the Parish Office which is open from Monday
to Friday from 9.00am – 12noon.
We ask that you refrain from congregating outside the Church after Mass. Please
ensure you always follow social distancing guidelines.
In line with best practice within enclosed spaces, the use of face covering is strongly
Thank you for your patience, understanding and cooperation, as we all adapt to new
ways of managing our Parish liturgies. Working together will ensure that everyone
is kept safe, well and protected from the Coronavirus. We ask for your cooperation
and patience as we all adjust to new ways of doing things.