PANDEMIC PROTOCOLS

Updated March 17, 2022

 

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MASK WEARING IS OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED: Consider the vulnerable among us, such as persons who are immunocompromised or cannot get vaccinated due to age or health condition. Whatever your decision, you are welcome at HFC.

  

I. PARISH OFFICE

 

The Parish Office is open the the public from Monday to Friday (9 AM - 5 PM). Mask wearing is required for visitors ages 5 and older. The Baltimore County Executive has issued a face mask mandate (over mouth and nose) for indoor public spaces from December 29, 2021 until January 31, 2021. It applies to  Archdiocese of Baltimore pollicy is for parishes to follow the local jurisdiction on this matter. 

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. 

II. CHURCH BUILDING OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER

 

Thursday  9 AM - 10 AM

Saturday  PM - 4 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.

MASK WEARING IS OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED: Consider the vulnerable among us, such as persons who are immunocompromised or cannot get vaccinated due to age or health condition. Whatever your decision, you are welcome at HFC.

 

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.

IV. CONFESSIONS 

Saturday  3:00 - 3:45 PM

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

Or set an appointment with Father Harris

1. 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. MASK WEARING IS OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED: Consider the vulnerable among us, such as persons who are immunocompromised or cannot get vaccinated due to age or health condition. Whatever your decision, you are welcome at HFC.

3. We have resumed 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.

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

See this link.

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

See this link.

BOOK OF INTENTIONS

 

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