Sunday Masses with congregations – limited to 50 people – are open to OLPH parishioners only. Mass times are as usual – Saturday Mass (anticipated) 5pm, Sunday Masses at 9am, 11am and 5pm. Signing up is mandatory.
Weekday Masses with congregations – limited to 50 people – are open to all. Mass times are Monday to Friday at 8am. Saturday and public holidays at 9am. Signing up before admission is mandatory.
Weekend Masses Signup Sept 26 & 27:
Weekday Masses Signup Sept 28 – Oct 3
Weekday Masses Signup Sept 21 – 27:
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION SIGN-UP
Below is the Mass signup link for OLPH School/PREP children receiving First Holy Communion. There are four Sundays available – Sept 27, Oct 4, Oct 11 and Oct 18. Mass is at 2pm. Only families of children receiving First Communion are to sign up for these Masses. Due to the limitations imposed by Covid-19, each family is allowed to have a maximum of 5 people – the child receiving First Communion and up to 4 others. Please include the name of the child receiving First Communion when you sign up.
CONFIRMATION MASS SIGN-UP
Below is the Mass signup link for last year’s OLPH School Gr 7/PREP youths receiving Confirmation. There are four Sundays available – Oct 25, Nov 1, Nov 8 and Nov 15. Mass is at 2pm. Only families of students receiving Confirmation are to sign up for these Masses. Due to the limitations imposed by Covid-19, each family is only allowed 4 people at this Mass – the youth receiving Confirmation, the sponsor and 2 others. Please include the name of the youth receiving Confirmation when you sign up.
The COVID-19 pandemic still presents a serious threat to physical health. Our provincial authorities discourage unnecessary activities outside the home and continue to call for physical distancing, frequent handwashing, appropriate use of masks and the limiting of public gatherings to no more than 50.
For us Catholics access to the Eucharist and the Church’s full sacramental life is of the utmost importance to our spiritual well-being, hence the opening of our churches with some restrictions will apply.
All the faithful in the Archdiocese of Vancouver remain dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass at this time. They are also not required to attend a weekday Mass in place of the Sunday Liturgy.
In keeping with the directives of the Archdiocese of Vancouver regarding safety of parishioners attending Mass, the parish is taking several measures.
RISKS & RESTRICTIONS
Despite these measures, please understand that anyone attending Mass does so at their own risk.
The following must stay home for the sake of the wider community:
The following are encouraged to stay home for the sake of the wider community:
Please understand that these measures need to be taken very seriously by all, in order for us to be able to gather safely to celebrate the Eucharist.