120 Russell Avenue
Corner of Hw 9
Felton, CA 95018
Update on Liturgical PracticesBrothers and Sisters,
I’m glad to announce to you the latest changes in our liturgical practices during our in-person masses on weekends and weekday masses as well as outside services. These changes are based on the latest updated Liturgical Guidelines of our diocese.
Dispensation: The dispensation from the Sunday Obligation will remain in place at this time, being subject to change later this summer.
Face Masks: Face Masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals; however, face masks are required for unvaccinated individuals while indoors. In outdoor activities whenever unvaccinated individuals cannot maintain six feet of distance from other households they have to wear masks.
Distancing: The 6 ft. safe distancing is no longer required for indoor activities. It will still apply for unvaccinated individuals who don’t wear masks in outdoor activities.
Singing: Congregational singing will now be allowed.
Distribution of the Chalice: The Precious Blood will continue to be suspended at this time until further notice. Bishop Danny will re-introduce reception under this species at a later date.
Sign of Peace: The Sign of Peace can be resumed either as a gesture or a traditional handshake.
Liturgy/Worship Aids: Missals, worship aids and bulletins may be fully utilized and distributed.
Sanitizing: Hand sanitizing dispensers will remain at the entrances. Sanitizing between services is no longer required.
Holy Water: Baptismal Fonts and Holy Water stoups may now be placed back in use.