Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

CORONAVIRUS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I sing at Mass?

From 17 May, congregational singing is allowed in churches.

 

Must I wear a mask at Mass?

Masks are not compulsory at Mass.

 

Can baptisms be performed?

Unlimited numbers of people can attend baptisms, subject to the two-square-metre rule.

 

What about weddings?

Unlimited numbers of people can attend church weddings, subject to the two square metre rule. Clergy are not included in this figure. Masks do not need to be worn at weddings.

 

Am I able to go to the Sacrament of Reconciliation?

Yes. First Rite Confessions can be celebrated in the church.

 

What if a loved one dies? Can I still have a funeral Mass?

Unlimited numbers of people can attend a funeral Mass, following the two square metre rule.

 

What if my child is scheduled to receive First Communion and Confirmation during this time?

Many parishes have resumed these celebrations, with unlimited numbers of people allowed to attend, following a two square metre rule.