It is wonderful that people are able to return to celebrate the Eucharist in person, even in smaller numbers. Please God we will be able to have larger gathering later in the year when it is safe to do so. The Eucharist leads us into a deeper relationship with God and one another.
As we return to celebrate the Mass in person, all are required to abide by the health guidelines for the safety of oneself and of others. Thank you for your co-operation in this.
- The capacity is 50 people at this time.
- Enter by the main door and use all doors to exit, side ailes exit by side doors, cetre ailse exit by main door, beginning with seats nearest the door first.
- Sanitise hands on entry and exit to the Church.
- Sanitise your seat with sanitising wipes available before and after use.
- Household units may sit on the same seat in the middle isles.
- Couples and individuals may sit on the side aisles seats nearest the aisle and not next to the radiators.
- Face coveriing /masks must be worn.
- Do not gather in Church grounds before or after Mass.
- Holy Communion will be brought to people.
- If one wishes to receive Holy Communion, stand and receive on your hands.
- If a person is feeling unwell, please stay at home until you feel better.
- Cough, sneeze into your elbow or tissue.
- Do not touch unecessary surfaces.
Postures during Mass
- Stand for the entrance to end of Opening prayer.
- Sit for readings. Stand for Gospel. Sit for Homily.
- Stand for Creed and Intercessions
- Stand for Eucharistic Prayer when the priest says “pray brothers and sisters that my sacfricie and yours ………….” untilthe Lamb of God.
- Stand to receive Holy Communion.
- Stand for concluding prayer and blessing.
Singing will be led by Cantor(s) or priest. People are asked not to join vocally in this at the present time but to sing in your hearts and minds