Parishes prepare for Level-5

As parish communities prepare for the change to Level-5 restrictions, Bishop Fintan Gavin has advised that while there are no material changes for parishes from Level 3 restrictions which have been in place since 6th October, “there are big changes in people’s lives and the life of parishes more generally.”  

In a message tot he priests of the diocese, Bishop Fintan asks priests “to be beacons of hope and solidarity as we provide pastoral and spiritual care.”

“As public worship (apart from weddings and funerals) will not be possible for at least six weeks it means that we have to continue to minister to our parishes in new and creative ways,” the bishop said.