CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): ATTENDING MASS

OLA Pagewood Parish now has a COVID Safety Plan

DO NOT ENTER THE CHURCH if you have a fever, cough, sorethroat, loss of smell or loss of taste;

 OR in the past 2 weeks been in contact with someone COVID-19 positive or visited a COVID-19 ‘hot spot’.

□ GO HOME IMMEDIATELY if you develop any of the COVID-19 symptoms whist in the church; and arrange a test by calling your doctor or contact the Coronavirus Health Hotline on 1800 020 080

□ You are strongly encouraged to Wear A MASK when you attend a religious service.

□ Individuals should consider their own health, including any potential to infect others with a contagious disease, before attending a public liturgical celebration.

□ When exchanging the Sign of Peace, individuals should avoid shaking hands but say “Peace be with you” and offer a smile, wave, nod or bow.

□ ..The Body of Christ (communion host) should ONLY be received in the hand.

Please contribute your usual first and second collection offerings in the containers provided as you exit the church.

Please take home your bulletin copy; do not return your copy to the boxes.

 

Compliance: Visiting the Church.    Please..

  • Record your name, address, phone number and email address on the Mass Attendance sheet provided in the foyer as you enter the Church (THIS IS A GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT for contacting people in case of a Corona cluster). After using the pen, please use the hand sanitiser.

IF YOU ARE LATE COMING TO MASS, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU RECORD YOUR DETAILS AFTER THE MASS.

  • Use the hand sanitiser when entering and leaving the Church.
  • Keep 1.5m physical distance from others by only sitting in the places marked on the pews with a red cross.
  • Avoid touching statues and fixtures in the Church.
  • Follow the NSW Government & Australian Federal Govt directions & health advice regarding COVID-19: eg practising good hygiene by covering your coughs.

All of the above directions and requests make up part of OLA Pagewood Parish’s COVID Safety Plan. Please comply to help keep everyone safe.

Thank you for your cooperation and support.

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Streaming daily Masses are  available at St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney’s website link: https://www.stmaryscathedral.org.au/

For Masses on Demand: click on link https://www.sydneycatholic.org/live-masses/#ondemand-mass