Parish life

COVID-19 DIRECTIVES | Changes Effective 6pm 26 June 2021

June 26, 2021

In line with the NSW Government’s announcement of a lockdown from 6pm tonight (Saturday 26 June 2021) until Friday 9 July 2021 in Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour LGAs, all churches in the Illawarra, Shellharbour and Macarthur regions of our diocese will be closed from 6pm tonight.

If you cannot get to Mass before 6pm, you can make an Act of Spiritual Communion while watching Mass for You at Home filmed at St John Vianney Co-Cathedral and broadcast at 6am Sunday morning on Network Ten (Macarthur) and WIN Television (llawarra). You will also be able to watch it on demand on the MFYAH YouTube channel from 7am tomorrow morning (see below).

For all other churches in the diocese:

  • Singing by choirs and congregants will not be allowed.
  • The one person per four square metre rule will be re-introduced.

For further information including restrictions on weddings and funerals, please refer to the NSW Health website.

Go back