TIPS FOR ALL WORSHIPERS

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN WE RETURN TO MASS

I'M AN ORIGINAL CATCHPHRASE

BEFORE YOU

ARRIVE

CHECK YOUR TEMPERATURE: IF YOU HAVE ONE, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO CHURCH

STAY HOME IF YOU ARE ILL

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A FACE COVERING TO BRING AND WEAR

REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR REGISTRATION OR BE ON A LIST OF ATTENDEES

I'M AN ORIGINAL CATCHPHRASE

WHEN YOU

ARRIVE

ENTER ONLY IN MARKED DOORWAYS

WAIT PATIENTLY TO BE CHECKED IN MY GREETER

KEEP YOUR FACE COVERING OR MASK ON AT ALL TIMES EXCEPT FOR RECEIVING COMMUNION

SANITIZE YOUR HANDS AS DIRECTED BY GREETER

OBSERVE SOCIAL DISTANCING AT ALL TIMES (LOOK FOR MARKS ON THE FLOOR)

USHERS WILL DIRECT YOU TO PEWS WITH MARKINGS ON WHERE TO SIT

SINCE THERE WILL BE NO PASSING OF BASKETS FOR YOUR OFFERING PLEASE LEAVE YOUR OFFERING IN THE BOXES PROVIDED AT THE ENTRANCE AND EXIT AREAS

I'M AN ORIGINAL CATCHPHRASE

DURING THE

SERVICE

DO NOT CHANGE SEATS DURING A SERVICE

THERE WILL BE NO PASSING OF OFFERING BASKETS

NO PHYSICAL SIGN OF PEACE WILL BE EXCHANGED DURING MASS

FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMMUNION:

  • LEAVE YOUR SEAT ONLY WHEN DIRECTED BY USHER OR GREETER

  • MAINTAIN 6 FEET OF SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THE COMMUNION LINE - LOOK FOR MARKS ON THE FLOOR

  • WHEN 12 FEET OR 2 PEOPLE AWAY FROM THE PRIEST SANITIZE YOUR HANDS USING THE SANITIZER FROM THE USHER AFTER SANITIZING DO NOT TOUCH ANY SURFACES

  • APPROACH THE PRIEST ONLY AFTER YOU ARE CALLED FORWARD DO NOT REMOVE YOUR FACE COVERING

  • EXTEND A SINGLE HAND TO RECEIVE THE HOST

  • AFTER MOVING 6 FEET TO THE RIGHT OR LEFT, REMOVE YOUR MASK AND CONSUME THE HOST

  • REPLACE YOUR FACE COVERING OR MASK

  • FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS TO RETURN TO YOUR PEW

I'M AN ORIGINAL CATCHPHRASE

AFTER THE

SERVICE

PLEASE TAKE ANY WORSHIP AIDS YOU MAY HAVE BROUGHT WITH YOU

YOU WILL BE DISMISSED BY PEW OR SEATING AREA. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF THE GREETER OR USHER.

USE ONLY THE DESIGNATED EXIT DOORS

DO NOT CONGREGATE OUTSIDE THE CHURCH DOORS

CONTINUE TO WEAR YOUR FACE COVERING OR MASK UNTIL YOU LEAVE THE AREA WHERE WORSHIPERS ARE

WHILE OUR PARISH STAFFS WILL ATTEMPT TO TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS CONSISTENT WITH THE ADVICE OF PUBLIC HEALTH AUTHORITIES, PARISHIONERS AND GUESTS SHOULD UNDERSTAND THAT THEY ASSUME THE RISK OF CONTRACTING COVID-19 ANYTIME THEY ENTER A PUBLIC SPACE SINCE SUCH PRECAUTIONS DO NOT ELIMINATE THE RISK OF INFECTION.

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