COVID 19 – NEW GUIDANCE:
In Church always: Sanitise hand, wear a face covering (if not exempt), maintain social distancing.
Stewards are no longer required for private prayer or Mass. Offertory Collection may be taken as before, Sign of peace returns but only with a bow of the head, Holy Communion under one kind only and advised to be received on the hand but may be received on the tongue but at the end of Communion.
Now that COVID restrictions have been eased by the government, more places will be available in the churches for Mass. Please be guided by the stewards as to where to sit. When capacity is reached entry will not be possible. Please bring a face covering.
DO NOT COME TO CHURCH IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS RELATED TO CORONA VIRUS
BAPTIMS, FUNERALS & WEDDING:
Can now take place in church with restrictions.
The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales
Coronavirus (COVID-19)The global spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) remains a fast-evolving situation. Catholic churches in England and Wales remain open for worship providing the necessary steps are taken to keep people safe
In order to show our spiritual solidarity with all those who are involved in this way, a Catholic Bishop will celebrate a live-streamed Mass in his Cathedral every Thursday at 7pm.
And the Latin Patriarchate have released on Twitter a video of The Holy Sepulchre two weeks after reopening. It is at this Link