Parish life

COVID-19 DIRECTIVES | Changes Effective 6 May 2021

May 6, 2021

The NSW Premier has announced restrictions for parishes in the Macarthur and Illawarra from 5:00pm, Thursday 6 May 2021 until 12.01am, Monday 17 May 2021. [Amended on 10/05/21]

  • Congregational singing remains prohibited in Places of Worship but a choir of up to 5 people spaced 1.5 metres apart and 3 metres from the congregation is allowed.
  • Masks must continue to be worn by congregants at Places of Worship and indoor public venues. People are not required to wear masks if they:
    • are children aged 12 or under, or
    • experience a physical or mental illness, condition or disability that makes wearing a fitted face covering unsuitable, for example a skin condition, an intellectual disability, autism or trauma.


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