FACE MASKS ARE COMPULSORY IN CHURCHES FROM 3 JANUARY 2021

Dear Parishioners and friends of St Joseph’s

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 2 JANUARY 2021

 Masses.

  • We are back to the 4m2 rule for Masses with the exception of people from the same household (up to a maximum of 100 people in our Church)
  • Everyone attending will need to provide contact details when they arrive, so it is IMPORTANT TO ARRIVE EARLY
  • The door must be closed when Mass starts

At-risk parishioners

Anyone who is unwell should not attend Mass and anyone with co-morbidities or over the age of 70 should exercise particular caution.

Face Masks

Face masks must be worn in Church as of midnight 2 January 2021

Dispensation

The Archbishop has dispensed people who cannot attend Mass for any reason from the requirement of attending Mass on Sundays and Holy Days.

Livestreaming of Sunday & Christmas Masses

The 9.30am Sunday Mass is livestreamed each week. To view online please copy and paste bit.ly/stjriverwood

I will thank you in advance for your co-operation with these measures which are for the good of society. Please continue to pray for those affected in any way by the coronavirus, for our civic leaders as they discern what is best for us all, and that the world will be soon be delivered from this scourge.

Fr John Doherty, Parish Priest

2 JANUARY 2021

Photos of the Church on Holy Thursday