COVID UPDATE & Mass Time Change. Feb. 12, 2021

As of this weekend, we are resuming limited in-person worship. We are, however, required by law to follow all regulations for public gatherings in worship environments as set out by the Province of Manitoba. We are permitted to hold regular religious services with attendance of ten percent (10%) of usual capacity or 50 people (whichever is least). Ten percent (10%) of capacity at the parish of St. Bernadette is 48 people.

  • Lord’s Day Masses will be:
    • Saturday 5pm (NOTE: NEW TIME!)
    • Sunday 9am
    • Sunday 11am
    • Weekday masses more information to follow.

For the Parish of St Bernadette:

  • Please arrive NO SOONER THAN 30 minutes before the scheduled start of Mass.
    • We will be sanitizing the worship space before all liturgies.
    • The disinfectant solution must be sprayed throughout an empty space
    • The disinfectant solution must dry so that your clothing is not damaged.
  • Our MAXIMUM is 48 persons in attendance
  • Use of face masks is MANDATORY
    • TO BE WORN AT ALL TIMES, including
      • in the Narthex (entrance),
      • by the washrooms
      • in and around all pews.
  • When you enter the building, you must:
    1.  Ensure your are properly masked. (If you do not have a mask, a paper mask will be provided) 
    2. Sanitize your hands at one of the sanitizer stations at the entrance of the church or use your own sanitizer.
    3. Form a line, maintaining two meters (six feet) distance and single-file, to provide government-required contact tracing information to parish staff.
    4. You will then be shown to your assigned seat:
    • Please watch the video (below) to review receiving the Body of Christ safely and reverentially while wearing a mask:
    • Communion will be brought to you at your place.
    • You are not to leave your seat except for use of washroom facilities or to exit the building (still masked at all times until you are in your car).
    • Two meters (6 feet) social distancing is to be maintained at all times between you and all people who are not from your household.

A Mass will be recorded and will be available on our Parish Facebook Page andYouTube Channel for those who choose to refrain from a public gathering.

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