• Dispensation from Sunday/Holy Day obligation remains in force until further notice • No public Masses or other group liturgical/devotional celebrations until further notice • Sacramental celebrations in church (baptisms, confirmations, ordinary schedule of confessions, weddings) continue to be postponed until further notice • Live streaming of Masses without congregations to continue • The church will be open for private prayer Monday through Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am to 4:00pm, and Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm. • We ask that you enter through the main doors on 7th Avenue all other doors will be locked. • Limited number of visitors at one time (no more than 10) according to NJ state guidelines and social distancing (minimum of 6 feet between visitors) to be observed • There will be pews for seating to be reserved to facilitate cleaning afterward • Wearing of masks required for all those making visits • Churches will be closed for private prayer and empty during live-streamed Masses and will be reopened for private prayer after Mass • We ask that those of our parishioners who identify as at risk groups as identified by CDC/NJ Department of Health SHOULD REMAIN HOME • Parish Center and public restrooms will remain closed.
In the coming days we will be working hard to make sure that the church is clean and safe for private prayer. Please continue to check in to our website and look for communications from our Flocknote and social media posts for updates throughout the reopening of the Diocese. This process will be one that will take time and we thank you in advance for your cooperation. We ask that you join us in prayer to our Blessed Mother asking for prayerful patience and joyful thanksgiving for the opening of our parish church. We look forward to seeing you in the coming weeks!