MASK POLICY: Masks are required.
Well-fitting masks featuring 2 or more layers of fabric and an adjustable nose wire are required. Reusable cloth masks, disposable masks and Kn95s (for children) all fit this description.
Mesh masks not permissible.
For all Masses and other liturgies the following directives apply:
Masks must be worn by all participants for the duration of the Mass, with the following exceptions:Presider: When praying, preaching, the mask may be removed
Readers: When proclaiming the readings or announcing the petitions, the mask may be removed.
Cantors: When leading hymns or proclaiming the Psalm, the mask may be removed.
Wind Instrumentalists: When playing, the mask may be removed.
When receiving Holy Communion:
As the communicant approaches the priest or extraordinary minister, he/she receives the Host in the hand.
The communicant steps six feet to the side, removes the strap from one ear of the mask or face covering, letting it hang from the other ear, uncovering the mouth, and consumes the Host.
The communicant replaces the mask over the mouth and nose and returns to his/her seat