When will St Blase begin to have weekend masses?
In keeping with the governor’s order, we will begin Saturday, May 30th, 2020 at 4pm. The Sunday mass schedule remains 9am and 11am.
Who should come?
DO NOT return to mass at this time:
If you have health concerns,
OR have concerns about returning,
OR cannot walk up the aisle to receive communion without assistance
OR do not want to wear a face mask while you are in the building
OR have even a slight fever or other symptoms of illness,
OR have been with someone with symptoms in the past 2 weeks,
OR are a caregiver or plan on visiting someone who is ill, or homebound
Archbishop Vigneron has dispensed everyone from their obligation until
What do I have to do in order to come to mass?
You MUST wear a face covering/ mask at all times. .
[If you find this uncomfortable, then do not return to mass at this time.]
Sit in the designated rows. (every other)
Leave 4 chairs in between family units.
Do not congregate. We know that we have missed each other but it is
difficult to maintain social distancing in our gathering space and church. So,
once you enter the building, you need to go directly to your seat.
Always maintain social distancing. (6 feet)
Will there be communion?
Yes. You will be given instructions on the process to receive communion in
The Body of Christ will NOT be placed in a person’s mouth/ on their
tongue. If this is a problem for you, do not come to St Blase for mass.
There are no exceptions.
Regrettably, we cannot offer the Precious Blood at this time.
What about the Sacrament of Penance? (Confession/ Reconciliation)
Confessions are at 3:00 pm on Saturdays in the Social Center.
Other things you may be thinking about.
The collection basket will not be passed. Instead, there are collection boxes as you enter the doors of the church.
The hymnals have been removed and we will be using worship aides, found within our church bulletin. PLEASE take the aides home with you. New ones will be available for each mass.
Daily masses are on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:30 am.
YES, we will stream mass on our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 4:00 pm. You can also find mass on our website's homepage and a link to mass posted on our Facebook page. Mass will be available to view after mass has ended.
YES, the church will be cleaned between masses.
If you have any questions, please email Mary at email@example.com.