Avoid gatherings outside of church before and after Mass
Keep two metres' distance between you and other households
Steward will be available to help and guide you
Numbers will be limited based on social distancing/capacity
Face coverings compulsary (except for under 5s/those with certain medical conditions
You may be required to leave your contact details.
Please use hand sanitiser provided
Avoid physical contact with other parishioners
Congregational singing will not take place
Collection/donations can will be accepted at the back of the church no collection baskets.
No offertory procession
No hymn books/shared materials
Readers are asked not touch the lectionary
Parishioners may bring their own Missal
Sign of peace we will exchange by simple bowing to each other.
If a one-way system is in place, please follow it
Only the priest should consume the celebrant's host
Except during holy communion. the priest should not wear a face covering.
Hands must be sanitised before and after distributing communion
Holy Communion should be received in silence in the hand. Step aside from the priest before consuming
Parishioners should be guided by stewards, including when leaving Mass
If you have any symptoms of coronavirus or have been in contact with someone who has symptoms, please stay at home
The obligation to attend Mass remains suspended until further notice
Those who are SHIELDING should not come to Mass until it is advised it is safe to do so by the Scottish Government.
Those who are in other vulnerable groups should follow Scottish Government advice when making the decision to come to Mass.
Please keep in your prayers our good friend and parishioner late Annett Higgins.
Funeral Mass on Friday 3rd of July 9.30am followed by burial at Burngrange cemetery.
Space in the church limited only to 15 members of the family.
Eternal rest, grant unto him her O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon her.
May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Monday 22 June till Sunday 28 June our church will be open for private prayers from 3pm – 4pm.
As we are preparing for the resuming of regular services, we need to recruit more ministries to help us keep our church going safe and in line with government regulations.
Currently we are recruiting for Passkepers /stewards who will be also taking care for cleaning the church.
Who is eligible to become a volunteer?
Any Male and female parishioners.
Who is excluded from becoming a volunteer ?
• Anyone who is Listed and Barred from any paid or voluntary role with children or adults.
• Anyone who is a Registered Sex Offender
• Anyone under the age of 18.
• Anyone who has underlying health conditions which require shielding.
• Anyone who has a long-term health condition which requires the annual flu vaccination.
The recruitment process
If the person is already an active volunteer and has been safely recruited, they should complete Application Form A.
If the person is new to any volunteer role in the parish then they should complete Application Form B.
( Applications are available online and printed version in the church please deliver them to Fr Marcin. You can drop off your application at presbytery or take a picture of a filled application and send it via email)
Everyone about to start this role should read the Information for new Welcome Ministry leaflet.
Everyone about to start this role should view the online safeguarding training session link is provided.
Once the volunteers will be registered one of them will be appointed to be coordinator to help prepare the rota.
Stewards – Passkeepers
Main duties of the Welcome Ministry:
• to be a welcoming face of the parish community
• to assist people to enter the Church safely
• to guide people to restricted seating areas in the church
• to assist people to exit the Church building safely
• to check if antibacterial cleaning equipment is available and in good supply to use by parishioners.
• to assist with collection boxes when needed
+ Cleaning ministry
Welcome back & Thank you for helping us to keep our church open, clean and safe !