Sunday Mass during Pandemic
New Six Week Schedule starting Friday 28th August
There is a need to “book Mass” again
In order that we have the greatest possibility of actually celebrating the Sunday liturgy, albeit in restricted form, we currently have no less than 6 “Sunday Masses”
These are as follows:-
Friday 6p.m Saturday 12 noon and 6p.m.
Sunday 10a.m. and 12 noon Monday 6p.m.
Identical prayers and texts are used in each Mass.
As per Government instructions, the limit to numbers attending each Mass remains at just 50. This means that even this number of Masses cannot accommodate our normal Sunday Mass assemblies.
Although there remains no requirement to attend Sunday Mass, it is only to be expected that some of us, given the choice, would prefer to celebrate Mass at one of our “normal” Sunday times – Vigil, 10a.m. and 12 noon. There are parishioners who have not been able to come to these Masses, as the 50 spaces were already filled.
Currently, there may also be people who through work or other commitments, are unable to come to Mass on Fridays or Mondays.
Therefore, acknowledging this, and in the interest of fairness, we will start afresh and reopen the booking system for Masses from Friday 28th August onwards. The present “bookings” which will have been in place for 6 weeks by then, will no longer apply. Everyone wishing to reserve a place at Mass will require to rebook.
The new allocation of places will also be in place for 6 weeks – unless, in the meantime, there is a change to legislation which sees it safe to gather in greater numbers. This looks unlikely at present.
In order to “book” your place, all you need do is phone one of the following numbers.
Sunday 10 am and 12 noon please phone 07907596638
Saturday 12 noon and 6 pm please phone 07800832734
Monday and Friday 6 pm (and Tuesday) please phone 07732632003
The liturgy on Tuesday will be that of the weekday.
There are no specific booking hours so please phone back if you don’t receive an answer.
Again, in the interest of fairness, perhaps those who have been at Mass on Saturday evening or Sunday morning over the last few weeks, could hold back for a day or two to allow those who have not been able to come to Mass at all to book first.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
Many thanks, also, to all our “stewards” and “cleaners”
who have given their time and energies so generously
to ensure that our church
can be open for us to celebrate Mass.
DO NOT COME TO CHURCH IF YOU FEEL UNWELL ESPECIALLY WITH PERSISTENT COUGH, HIGH TEMPERATURE AND LOSS OR CHANGE TO YOUR SENSE OF TASTE OR SMELL. YOU SHOULD STAY AT HOME AND CONTACT NHS INFORM.
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MASK OR FACE COVERING
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Let us pray for one another and for our World.
Our Lady, Health of the Sick Pray for us.
Fr Peter Gallacher