Protocol for Parishes: Ebbing Pandemic
Bishop Peter Christensen announced the following protocols now in effect for all parishes:
+ Size limits for Mass and other gatherings no longer in effect.
+ Masks may be worn, but not required.
+ Distancing during Mass and other gatherings no longer in effect.
+ Parishes resume worship aids, e.g. hymnals, baskets...
+ Holy water fonts filled.
+ Ministries resume, e.g. lectors, servers, extraordinary ministers...
+ Sign of Peace returns to pre-Covid form.
+ Communion distributed in pre-Covid manner.
+ Communion from the chalice resumes June 5/6.
+ Dispensation of Sunday Mass obligation concludes June 5/6.
+ If these protocols raise health concerns, always use personal judgement about Mass attendance.