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2 David Ave Batehaven, NSW, 2536.
P O Box 3220, Batehaven. NSW 2536
Rev. Martins Aloga
(02) 4472 4153
Contact the office for any enquiries

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Our Parish Church during COVID-19

MASS TIMES

   

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MASS TIMES

Tuesday – 5.30pm

Wednesday – 9.00am

Thursday – 9.00am

Friday – 9.15am

Saturday – 9.00am

Saturday – 5pm Reconciliation

Vigil Mass – 6pm

Sunday – 9am & 5pm


PLEASE NOTE:   Only 50 people are permitted at each Mass.

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Masses will be continued to be live streamed

From St Christopher’s Cathedral
You can view the livestream on 
our YouTube channel  

  

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  •   If you know someone who does not have internet access there is "Mass for you at home"on Channel 10 at 6am on Sunday morning please let them know.


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At the front of the Church Foyer you can collect:

  •  Weekly Bulletins for those not on email  - if you know of any people who are unable to get to the Church please take one to them (Can be left in mail box or at door in this isolation time).
  • Home Prayer Kits available in a basket at the front of the Church for anyone who may like to drop by.
  • You are encouraged to set up a Prayer Focus at home. Our homes are the domestic church (domus ecclesia) this will keep us connected spiritually.

 

WEEKLY UPDATES:

THURSDAY: The Parish Bulletin will be emailed and copies available outside the Church along with Prayer Resources

PLEASE LOOK UNDER RESOURCES IN THE LEFT HAND COLUMN FOR WEEKLY UPDATES  - THERE IS NOW A PAGE OF PRAYER & RESOURCES IN THE MENU TO THE LEFT

Should you need to contact Fr Martins please ring the parish office on 44724153 

Archdiocesan Protocols during COVID-19

Effective Immediately

Churches are open in both ACT & NSW.

The following liturgical and pastoral protocols are in place.

Eucharist

1.      Masses (Sundays & Weekdays) are to be celebrated with no more than 50 people (excluding priest and those involved in liturgical ministries) until further notice.

           i.            Communion in the hand only.

         ii.            1.5metres distancing.

       iii.            Customary/recommended hygiene practices.

Funerals and Weddings

1.       A total of 50 people allowed for a funeral inside a church (excluding celebrant and people involved in liturgical ministries).

2.       A total of 50 people allowed for a graveside funeral (excluding celebrant and people involved in liturgical ministries).

3.       A total of 20 people allowed for a wedding inside a church building (excluding celebrant and those involved in liturgical ministries).

Baptism

1.       50 people permitted inside the Church building (excluding celebrant and those involved in liturgical ministries), with customary/recommended hygiene practices

Penance

1.      First rite of penance, with priest and penitent observing 1.5m spacing.

2.    Second rite of penance suspended until further notice.

First Penance, First Holy Communion & Confirmation

1.    Suspended until further notice.

Prayer and Social Gatherings

1.    No more than 20 people permitted to gather whether inside Church or other Church facility.

a.     1.5metres distancing.
b.     Customary/recommended hygiene practices

Register

1     Parishes and communities are to keep an accurate register of people who come for public
and private prayer.

Hygiene

1.      Frequently touched surfaces to be regularly cleaned.

 

29TH May 2020

 

 


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During this time we would like to offer you links to various Websites which are being made available for use:

 

Catholic Voice:  www.catholicvoice.org.au

Weekly Catholic Voice available at https://www.catholicvoice.org.au/weekly-voice/

Emmaus Productions:   http://www.emmausproductions.com/special-feature/easter-hope-pentecost-expectation-2020/

 

Jen Bryant: www.youtube.com/GenevieveBryantMusic


 

Mass Celebrations Elsewhere in our Community

Masses in the local Nursing Homes have been discontinued until further notice due to COVID19

Upcoming Events

Men's Breakfast

MEN'S BREAKFAST HAS BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE LIMITED AVAILABILITY OF SUPPLIES AND THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS PROTOCOLS

For further information please contact Terry Jackson on 0488 052147

St Bernard's Parish, Batemans Bay
2 David Avenue Batehaven, NSW, 2536
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