With the continued rise of Covid-19, we are once again reminded to do our part to keep ourselves, our loved ones, and those around us safe.
Bishop Hying has sent out an important message regarding the Sunday Mass obligation. You can view it here. Yes, pastors may dispense parishioners from the Sunday Mass obligation for good reasons.
Monsignor Ken believes this current crisis falls in this category. We ask that you please use extreme caution and consider staying home for a few weeks, until it is safe to once again come together and pray. This does not mean a dispensation from praying. Please join us each week for our Virtual Mass and continue to pray at home every day.
You may find yourself wondering what Mass will look like at our parish. We are following the suggested safety protocols, and we ask that you do your part, too.
- Masks are required, unless a health condition prevents you from wearing one. If you need a mask, please see an usher.
- Please use hand sanitizer as you enter, located by the doors.
- When you arrive, please sit in the middle of an empty pew. The ends will be filled in after to ensure safe distances for all. NOTE: Some areas of the Church are roped off to limit the area that must be sanitized between Masses.
- There will be no choir or congregational singing. Our music ministry will sing for us.
- When Mass is done, please wait until an usher dismisses your row to ensure proper social distancing. They will begin dismissing after the closing song. Please remain seated until that time. Thank you for your patience!
- Collection baskets will not be passed during Mass. You will see baskets at the entrances of the church for your donations.
- Daily Mass will now be in the church to ensure safe distancing for all.
- We will continue to provide our virtual Mass each week.
See a complete list of FAQ’s about Sunday Obligation during the pandemic here.
Thank you for your understanding. Stay well and continue to pray!