Weekly envelopes have now been distributed to homes in the Parish. Anyone who has not received a box and would like to do so may contact the Sacristy in either Church. If you wish to contribute via Standing Order please contact the sacristy or the parish office. Standing Order forms are also available at the…
ST PETER’S PARISH, DROGHEDA
LIVING WITH COVID-19, LEVEL 5 January 2021
1. No Public Mass in line with level 5 of Living with Covid-19,
There are no public Masses or other services celebrated in either St Peter’s or Our Lady of Lourdes Churches, except for funerals. All Masses and services will continue to be streamed live by webcam.
2. Mass Times
Mass during level 5 are by webcam only and times are as follows:
St Peter’s Church: Monday to Friday: 8.30am. Tuesday only, also St Anthony’s Novena, 10.30am. Sunday: 11.00am.
Our Lady of Lourdes Church: Monday to Saturday: 10.00am. Saturday Vigil: 7.30pm. Sunday: 9.00am, and 12 noon.
All Masses and Services from both churches can be viewed live by webcam on the parish website, www.saintpetersdrogheda.ie or on www.churchservices.tv. They will also be recorded and available for viewing on the webcam section later in the day.
4. Church Opening Hours and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Times
Both churches will remain open for private prayer. St Peter’s Church opening hours and times of Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament are as follows: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9.00am– 4.00pm Tuesday, 11.00am – 4.00pm Sunday, 12 noon – 5.00pm. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in St Peter’s Church will take place in the main body of the Church, and may also be viewed by webcam. Our Lady of Lourdes Church opening hours are as follows: Monday to Saturday, 10.30am – 4.00pm Sunday, 1.00pm – 4.00pm. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the Lourdes Church on Sunday afternoon, 1.00pm – 4.00pm. Both churches continue to be sanitised daily. People who are vulnerable or unwell, and especially those with any symptoms that might suggest Covid-19 infection, should stay at home. The same applies to those who have been in recent contact with someone who has the virus, in accordance with public health advice.
Funeral Masses will take place with a maximum attendance of 10 persons.
6. Anniversaries and Month’s Mind Masses
For the duration of the lockdown, anniversaries and Month’s Mind Masses for both St Peter’s and Our Lady of Lourdes Churches will be read out at as usual for the Masses that are still taking place by webcam. In the case of the St Peter’s Saturday 6.15pm Mass, the anniversaries will be read out at Our Lady of Lourdes Saturday 7.30pm Mass, and the St Peter’s Sunday 8.00am anniversaries will be read out at the St Peter’s 11.00am Mass. The Our Lady of Lourdes Sunday 10.30am Mass anniversaries will be read out at the 12 noon Mass. Anniversaries may be telephoned to St Peter’s Church Sacristy, 041 984 5355, Monday –Saturday, 9.00am -1.00pm or Our Lady of Lourdes Church Sacristy, 041 983 1973, Monday– Saturday, before, during or after 10.00am Mass.
No Confessions or Baptisms may take place.
8. Parish envelopes may be dropped into the secure boxes in both churches. or into the Parochial Houses. Donations may also be made by credit/debit card via the parish website or by standing order.
The Miraculous Medal Novena will be recited as usual on Monday at the Lourdes 10.00am Mass, and St Anthony’s Novena on Tuesday mornings at the St Peter’s 10.30am Mass. The Novena to St Martin de Porres will be recited at the 8.30am Mass from St Peter’s on Monday, and the Novena to Our Lady of Fatima on Saturday at the Lourdes 10.00am Mass.
10. Additional Information
For additional information, please see church notice boards, and parish newsletter, web site and Facebook page
Rosary, Exposition and Benediction this Sunday evening from St Peter’s Church at 5.00pm, streamed live on webcam.
Masses by Webcam only.
There are no upcoming events at this time.