COVID-19 MASS ATTENDANCE UPDATE

The Diocese of Parramatta has released a new update regarding Mass Attendance, in light of new changes made by NSW Health.

Below is a copy of this message. Please visit the Diocese of Parramatta website to keep up to date with the latest requirements impacting Mass attendance: https://parracatholic.org/covid19/

𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗 𝐔𝐩𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐚
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
Re: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update
NSW Health has revised the COVID-19 guidelines for all places of worship.
1) Places of Worship and Religious Services
Effective from midnight tonight – 2 January 2021, the maximum number of people who can attend religious gatherings will be limited to 1 person per 4 square metres up to a maximum of 100 people.
Weddings and funerals will also be limited to 1 person per 4 square metres up to a maximum of 100 people.
2) Face masks
Face masks will also be made mandatory at places of worship from midnight tonight.
From Monday, 4 January 2021, non-compliance with wearing face masks will attract a $200 on-the-spot-fine for individuals.
Children under 12 are exempt but are encouraged to wear masks where practicable.
With my continued prayers during these times,
Very Rev Peter G. Williams
Vicar General & Moderator of th