Sunday Mass Times Arbour Hill Church – COVID-19
Sunday Mass is celebrated at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill at 10:00hrs.
All are most Welcome.
DURING LEVELS 3/4/5 OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC MASS MAY BE FOLLOWED ON ‘FACEBOOK LIVE’. Follow us at Arbour Hill Church
THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT FOR A WHILE!
AT RESTRICTION LEVELS 1&2, NUMBERS ARE LIMITED
A one way system will operate in the Church – Come in the main EAST door
Please sanitize your hands on entry
Follow the directional arrows on the floor and all signage
Ushers will assist you to a seat – Come up the middle and down the sides aisles
Please take your seat upon arrival (Standing around limits the movement of others)
Every second pew will be closed off with red/white tape
When seated, stay close to the aisle – However, ‘keep in’ to allow for social distancing
Priest and Ministers will wear face masks during the distribution of Holy Communion
Priest and Ministers will sanitize their hands before and after Communion
For Communion you are asked to come up the middle and down the side aisles
When leaving your seat, please do NOT cross anyone from another family unit who may not be receiving Holy Communion. It won’t take long to go the long way round!
Communion will be distributed in the hand only.
All Communion points will be situated at the main altar and clearly marked to ensure social distancing. Only one person at a time to enter the Communion Box! Once everyone is seated Holy Communion will be brought to those unable to process.
Please sanitize your hands on exit.
Collection boxes will be placed at the EXITS.
Exit through the side doors. (It may also be possible to exit though the main door)
Once you EXIT the Church move away from the doors so others can leave in safety
After Mass: A small team of CLEANERS will wipe the seats with anti-bacterial spray
Floor area surrounding Candle Shrines will be clearly marked to ensure social distancing. One person to enter this area/box at a time.
Finally, if you are not well, have an underlying medical condition, are in some way immune compromised, it may be wise to wait a while before returning to Mass in person. The local parish at Aughrim Street has recently installed a WebCam through which you can now follow Weekday and Sunday Masses. We continue to keep each other in prayer. Thank You
Fr Seamus Madigan
Head Chaplain – Irish Defence Forces