Bulletin March 15th 2020
DUE TO MEASURES INTRODUCED BY HEALTHCARE AUTHORITIES LIMITING ATTENDANCE AT PUBLIC INDOOR GATHERINGS TO 100 PEOPLE:
Saturday evening and Sunday Masses will be suspended at this time.
(We will celebrate Mass at 6:30pm on Saturday and at 10:00am and 12:00noon on Sunday. There will be no congregation as this is for webcam broadcast. Mass in Balscadden is suspended until further notice. The Church will reopen immediately after the celebration of these Sunday Masses for people to come in to pray.)
Weekday Masses will continue for now under these conditions:
That the congregation remains under 100
Seats have been marked with white tape to practice social distancing within the Church so please sit at these points.
Because of Mass suspensions at weekends if parishioners would still like to donate to the First and Share Collections there will be boxes available on tables at the front of the Church each day.
IN THE EVENT OF A FUNERAL
Please give priority to the family and do not attend as the limit remains at 100.
PRIVATE PRAYER AND ADORATION
The Church will be open as normal for daily prayer and Exposition on Fridays.
Confession will be available by request in the Church.
ST. PATRICK`S DAY MASSES
Will be celebrated with no congregation as follows; Monday 16th Vigil Mass @ 7.30pm. Tuesday 17th, 10am & 12noon. Shamrock will be blessed at these Masses and there will be no Mass in Balscadden as there is no webcam in the Church.
If you have cold/flu symptoms or have a health condition please stay at home. The obligation to attend Sunday Mass is not in place at this time.
All Balbriggan Parish Masses will be broadcast on the webcam: www.balbrigganparish.com/web-camera
Mass is also available on EWTN (Sky Channel 588, DTV 84, Soarview 142) Radio Maria Ireland is to be found on television - Saorview, Channel 21 (Mass will be aired at 10am each day including Sundays) Any further queries please email the Parish Office : firstname.lastname@example.org