PLEASE ANNOUNCE AT EACH MASS
Saturday and Sunday
March 13th & 14th
ARCHDIOCESAN NEW LITURGICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOLY WEEK AND EASTER
1. Priests, Deacons and Eucharistic Ministers are not
required to wear masks on the Altar. If you wish to
wear them you may.
2. The people should continue to wear masks but should
remove when receiving Holy Communion. It should be received
with great reverence & respect in the hand.
3. The Archdiocese advises all the parishioners to
return to daily and Sunday Mass because this is the safest place
for our health and blessings.
4. As we are still in the Green Phase, the percentage
restrictions have increased to 75%.
5. On Palm Sunday, Palm will be distributed as in the
past. The virus does not live on hard surfaces.
6. On HOLY THURSDAY there will be NO WASHING OF THE FEET,
just Mass and other liturgical things.
7. GOOD FRIDAY continues as we have done in the past
but NO KISSING OF THE CRUCIFIX. Please bow or genuflect.
8. Mass procession on Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday
and Easter Vigil. Fire and candlelight are permitted during the Vigil Mass.
9. Men and Women are invited and encouraged to be adult altar
servers. Please help us to serve the Lord.
10. Please call the office if you need further assistance.