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COVID-19 Updates

 
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DAILY: MON-FRI 9am  |    WEEKEND: SAT 5pm*  |  SUN, 8am, 10am* & Noon

*Our 5pm Saturday Vigil and 10am Sunday Mass will be live-streamed. By attending these Masses you are giving us consent to record and broadcast your image.

Adoration Evening Prayer Time

Wednesdays from 6-8pm in Church. Come spend some time sharing with Jesus.
 

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

In the Back Pew of the Church  |   MON & WED - 8am

 
It is a joy for me to hear confessions and offer the mercy of our Lord Jesus. This time of pandemic has been full of stress and anxiety, which can lead to greater sin. Stress exposes our weaknesses.

If you are unable to make these times, please call the Rectory and Father Wilson will be happy to meet with you at your convenience. 856-667-8850 ext. 101.
 

 

COVID-19 Precaution Changes for all Masses:

  1.  Please allow extra time for entrance and exit.

  2.  Masks are required for everyone 2yrs or older.

  3.  No holy water in fonts. No physical sign of peace. No distribution of Precious Blood.

  4. Wash your hands before you arrive. Bring hand sanitizer for before holy Communion. Hand sanitizer dispensers are placed by all the doors. Please no bleach.

  5. Ministers of Holy Communion will put on masks for distribution.

  6. Masks should be worn in the communion line.  After the priest places the communion in your hand, please step to the side, lower your mask, consume the Eucharist, and then re-mask.

  7. Eucharist distributed only in the hand for the time being. 

    On Palm Sunday we will return to distribution of Holy Communion at the usual time, with some adjustments. To help with social distancing:

    1. There will only be 2 stations for Communion on the main aisle
    2. Hospitality ministers will direct the congregation for the reception of Communion.
    3. Reception will begin with the last pew of the Church and work forward. 
    4. Everyone will come forward using the center aisle and return to their pew via the side aisle.

    Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we restore the liturgy to its original rhythm.

 
Specific Changes for Weekend Masses (5pm Sat, 10am Sun)
 
  1. One main entrance (Fellowship Rd.) Two exits (St. Mary and St. Joseph altars.)
  2. No offertory collection. Please leave your gift in one of the baskets. We encourage online giving through GIVELIFY.
  3. Seating up to 1/2 capacity. Social Distance “spots” marked. Some pews are roped off.
  4. Two households may share a pew, but social distance is required (6ft).
  5. Music from the choir loft. Congregation discouraged from singing.
 
 
Notes for Daily Masses (Monday through Friday at 9am)
 
  1. Entry through parking lot door (St. Mary side). Exit by St. Joseph side.
  2. Limited to 25 persons.

 


 

Additional COVID-19 Precautions

We shall clean the church after each Mass (We are looking for volunteers to help with the cleaning - please call the rectory 856.667.8850.

Because it is impossible to accommodate all our parishioners for Sunday Masses, we are asking those with flexible schedules to consider attending on a different day of the week. Remember, the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days remains suspended until further notice. In other words, it is not a mortal sin to miss Mass on Sunday, especially if you are staying home to stay safe and healthy.

We advise those in higher risk groups to continue to participate in Mass through television or the internet. For those who may be at some risk but who still seek to return to holy Mass and to receive the blessed Eucharist, I humbly recommend that you attend one of our 9am daily Masses (Monday - Friday). Of course, if you have any symptoms or someone in your home has symptoms, please stay home.

Our church has been arranged for social distancing. Every third pew is open. Blue tape marks a 6 foot distance in the middle of the pew. A family of 4 may sit together on the main aisle, while a smaller group (1-3) may find spaces along the side aisles. A large family can take the whole pew, of course. 

Also, for the latest updates: check our Facebook page and check dioceseoftrenton.org/coronavirus

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