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Covid - 19 The Celebration of Weekend and Weekday Masses

13/Mar/2020


Celebration of Masses and Covid - 19
Because of the requirement that indoor gatherings of more than 100 people be avoided, and the difficulties that may arise in achieving this, and always mindful of public safety and those with underlying medical conditions, the following arrangements are to be followed in all parishes:
Because of the current emergency situation, all parishioners are dispensed from the obligation to physically attend Sunday Mass.
 
During the period 13 th to 29 th March the public celebration of Mass on weekdays and at weekends is suspended with immediate effect. This includes Saint Patrick’s Day.
 
Be assured that priests will continue to celebrate Mass privately and pray for the needs of their parishioners.
 
Mass will be available by webcam at Saint Mel’s Cathedral www.longfordparish.com each day – 8.00am, 10.00am, 1.05 weekdays, 7.30pm Saturday, and 8.00am, 10.00am, 11.30am and 1.00pm on Sundays.
You are encouraged to continue to pray at home with your family and especially for those who are sick and those who care for them.