Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

CORONAVIRUS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I sing at Mass?

Congregational singing is not allowed in churches until 12:01am on Monday 17 May to contain the spread of COVID-19.

 

Must I wear a mask at Mass?

Masks are compulsory at Masses until 12:01am on Monday 17 May to contain the spread of COVID-19.

 

Can baptisms be performed?

From 29 March, unlimited numbers of people can attend baptisms, subject to the two-square-metre rule.

 

What about weddings?

From 29 March, unlimited numbers of people can attend church weddings, subject to the two square metre rule. Clergy are not included in this figure.

 

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?

From 29 March, 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.