The Diocese has requested that parishes collect details of people attending church services. The simplest way for those who can use QR codes is to utilise the NHS Covid-19 App. The official NHS QR poster will be displayed at the entrance to the Narthex and at the East Door. For those parishioners who are unable to use the QR code we will need a written record. In this case, names will be recorded by the stewards and records will be retained for 21 days.
You must wear a face mask when attending Mass
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A COVID-19 Vaccine will be rolled out in the coming weeks. Such a vaccine will seek to protect the whole of society from this virulent virus. Individuals should welcome it, not only for the sake of their own health but also out of solidarity with others, especially the most vulnerable.
Bishop Richard writes: ‘The development of a vaccine against COVID-19 presents an important breakthrough in protecting others as well as oneself from the virus; a virus which has not only caused a global pandemic and led to a huge loss of life but has also placed a great burden on healthcare workers and systems. Continue reading