PANDEMIC PROTOCOLS

Updated June 19, 2021

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I. PARISH OFFICE

 

The Parish Office is open the the public from Monday to Friday (9 AM - 5 PM). A temperature check will be taken for visitors. Masks are strongly encouraged for those who are not vaccinated. Of course, those whoa re vaccinatged are welcome to wear a mask.

MASS INTENTIONS

The Parish Office is receiving Mass intention requests. You can visit the Office or make your request via mail or emailSuggested donation is $10. 

APPOINTMENTS WITH PASTOR

Call Father Harris (410-922-3800, ext. 6) or you can send an email (rharris@archbalt.org) to arrange to meet over the phone. Confession cannot be heard via telephone or via video conference. 

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II. CHURCH BUILDING OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER

 

Tuesday  9 AM - 10 AM

Thursday  9 AM - 10 AM

Saturday  2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

You must take your temperature at home before you leave. If you have a fever, or are sick, or suspect that you may have (or was exposed to) a contagious illness, please stay home and take care of yourself. If you are awaiting test results for COVID-19 or any contagious illness, you may not come to the parish campus, whether or not you have symptoms.

Masks are not required. .Those who are not fully vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear a mask. Of course, those who are fully vaccinated can continue to wear a mask if they desire,

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III. HOLY MASS

LIVE-STREAM

HOLY MASS & DEVOTIONS

The live-stream is on Facebook here.

You do not need a Facebook account to view it.

WEEKDAYS

Monday - Friday

Hoy Rosary • 8 AM

Holy Mass • 8:30 AM

THE LORD'S DAY

Saturday • 4 PM

Sunday • 7:30 AM & 11 AM

SUNDAY HOLY MASS OBIGATION

REINSTATED ON JUNE 26

Learn more here.

We need volunteers to sere as ushers and cleaning crew members.

Ushers guide people to enter, find seating, during the Communion Procession, and to depart. They receive the offertory collection. Can you help? Email Father Harris.

 

Cleaning Crew members will clean the church after Holy Mass. You would use sanitizing wipes on high touch areas in the nave and the narthex. We will provide the gloves and sanitizing wipes. The process does not take long. Can you help? Email the Parish Office.

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IV. CONFESSIONS 

Saturday  2:45 - 3:45 PM

First Sunday of Month  10:15 - 10:45 AM

Or set an appointment with Father Harris

1. You must take your temperature at home before you leave. If you have a fever, or are sick, or suspect that you may have (or was exposed to) a contagious illness, please stay home and take care of yourself. If you are awaiting test results for COVID-19 or any contagious illness, you may not come to the parish campus, whether or not you have symptoms.

2. Masks are not required. .Those who are not fully vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear a mask. Of course, those who are fully vaccinated can continue to wear a mask if they desire,

3. We have received having Confessions in the Reconciliation Room (Confessional) in the church. An air purifier is being used.

4. Please keep your confessions to the point. The priest may have a pre-existing medical condition. If you desire further conversation, please arrange to speak with he priest over the telephone or via video conference. We are here to serve you.

Learn what the Church teaches about making an Act of Perfect Contrition here.  

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V. PASTORAL CARE

APPOINTMENTS WITH PASTOR

Call Father Harris (410-922-3800, ext. 6) or send an email (rharris@archbalt.org). Usually your issue can be handled by phone or email. This include counseling via telephone. Confessions cannot be heard via telephone or via video conference.

PASTORAL EMERGENCIES

We have resumed the usual practice. During Parish Office Hours (Monday - Friday from 9 AM - 5 PM), call 410-922.3800, then press #4. After Parish Office Hours, call the Answering Service at 410-879-2831.

BAPTISMS

Baptisms may be scheduled as usual, but outside Holy Mass at this time. Parents can participate in a Baptismal Preparation Conference: if this is your first child t be baptized. Contact Mrs. JoAnn Harvan-Chin  (joann.harvan@archbalt.org or 410-922-3800, ext. 5).

 

FUNERALS

Funeral liturgies (whether a Holy Mass or outside of a Holy Mass) are scheduled as usual. Usually, the Funeral Home calls the Parish Office on behalf of the bereaved family to schedule it. A funeral planning packet is provided.

HOSPITAL VISITS

It is subject to the policy of the hospital.

BOOK OF INTENTIONS

 

You can add your prayer request to the Book of Intentions in the narthex. Learn about it here.

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