OUR COVID-19 PLAN
OUR PLAN - UPDATE
Given the good news regarding (a) widespread vaccinations (with over 125 million Americans vaccinated), (b) the CDC's recent guidance to reduce social distancing from 6 feet to 3 feet, (c) the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s guidelines for the removal of past restrictions and (d) recent Archdiocesan guidelines reducing and eliminating past temporary procedures, starting Memorial Day Weekend (May 29-30, 2021), our plan will include: removing tape from pews, replacing hymnals, and returning holy water to our fonts. Face masks are not required for the vaccinated. As a reminder, for those who prefer more abundant measures, we will continue to televise our Masses in the Church Hall with the availability for Holy Communion as well as Livestream it for the homebound. Let us continue to pray for the general health of our parish community.
To view our full updated policies as of May 29-30, 2021, click here.
To view the Archdiocesan mask policy update, click here.
To view the Archdiocesan social distancing update, click here.
Hear our pleas, our good shepherd and divine physician. We implore your mercy in the wake of an outbreak of serious illness and disease.
Guide our efforts to prevent contagion and make preparations to care for those most vulnerable. Assist all professionals and volunteers who work to eradicate the pandemic now spreading. May our actions be marked by your steadfast love and selfless service and never by panic or fear.
Bestow your comfort and healing to the sick, sustain and strengthen them by your grace. May they know your closeness as they carry the cross of illness.
And may all you have called from this life come to worship you eternally with all the saints as you grant consolation and peace to their mourners. Amen.
Holy Mary, Health of the Sick, pray for us.
St. Joseph, Hope of the Sick, pray for us.
St. John Vianney, our parish patron, pray for us.
St. Rocco, protector against epidemics, pray for us.