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IMPORTANT UPDATE 18th NOVEMBER 2020

Dear All,

As had been thought, the First Minister today announced that all of the Archdiocese, with the exception of those parts in Argyll & Bute (Cardross, Helensburgh, and Roseneath/Arrochar), will move into Level 4 of the restrictions from 6pm on Friday. It is said that this will be for a period of 3 weeks.

The key points of level 4 are to be found at:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): local protection levels - gov.scot

People who live in different places can form an “extended household” in the following circumstances:

  • People who live alone If you are an adult and you live alone, or if all others in your household are under 18, you, any children who live with you, and the members of one other household (of any size) can agree to form an 'extended household'.

www.gov.scot

The main things for parishes are as follows:

1.       The maximum attendance at Mass or other acts of public worship is 20

2.       The maximum attendance at a funeral is 20. Funeral teas are still permitted.

3.       The maximum attendance at a wedding is 15 and wedding receptions cannot take place.

4.       The maximum attendance at baptisms, confirmations, etc. is 20.

5.       Indoor activities for young people should not take place in halls.

6.       People can travel into and out of Level 4 local authority areas to attend baptisms, funerals, etc. but they cannot travel into or out of Level 4 local authority areas to attend their normal place of worship (e.g. a person in East Dunbartonshire can go to Glasgow for a funeral but not for Sunday Mass).

7.       A priest or deacon can travel to get to his place of worship.

There may be other issues that arise, and I will try and update you if they do, but these are the main ones to bear in mind. As at present, the maximum numbers set out above do not include the priest or “staff” but the numbers of staff needed will be less given the attendance is less. The First Minister has said that the travel restrictions will be given legal effect but the details have not yet been published.

Weekend Mass Times St. Roch’s Parish

Dear Friends in Christ. With the latest development of only 20 people allowed as Mass and other public act of worship, our Weekday Mass times remains as usual- Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10 am. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday morning 10 am virtually (http://www.facebook.com/strochsparish).

Weekend Masses:

Saturday evening-vigil 2 Masses 5 and 6pm.

Sunday Morning: 3 Masses 9 am, 10.15 and 11.45 am.

Please take note: Only 20 people are allowed in a Mass

All Masses are ticketed.

All should try and wear some form of face covering.

Be sure you sanitize your hands as you come in and when you leave the church and to observe social distancing.

Welcome

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the website of St Roch's Church, Garngad in Glasgow. We hope that you will find our site of some interest to you. We have tried to provide some information on the day to day running of our Parish as well as the chance to have a look at some of our history.

If you are an ex-parishioner of St Roch's, if you have moved to another part of Glasgow or even abroad, we would love to hear from you. You can contact us by e-mail or letter, we will try and answer all contacts.

 

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