The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have written a letter to parishioners and issued a media release in response to government’s move to Alert Level 2. Both these documents are available here .
Though the Bishops in their media release indicate churches may be open, people should note that the Bishops point out that this is subject to all safety, hygiene and legally required controls being in place. The parish priest, as indicated in his letter on Sunday morning, will advise when these controls are in place and when the buildings will be available. At this stage, church and church facilities in our parish are closed while the implications are considered.
Parish Leadership Team