Posts Tagged ‘Alert Level’

Mass can be celebrated again but with conditions

Monday, May 25th, 2020
100 may gather

On Monday the prime minister Jacinda Ardern announced that beginning Friday up to 100 may gather in places of worship. Following the prime minister’s announcement  Mass –  restricted to 100 people –  is able to resume from this Friday at noon. On Monday night Steve Lowe, Bishop of Hamilton and New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference Read more

Where’s the Beef?

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

“Where’s the beef?” is a catchphrase phrase that originated as a slogan for a fast-food chain. Since then it has become an all-purpose phrase questioning the substance of an idea, event or product. Some are asking where’s the beef in the contention that religious events are riskier than other social occasions? There is no clear Read more

Bishops ask parish priests to consult as they prepare for Alert Level Two

Thursday, May 7th, 2020
alert level two

The New Zeland Catholic Bishops have suggested that parish priests consult with each other and with their parish councils about how they can provide the sacraments and pastoral care when COVID-19 Alert Level Two is announced. The bishops believe that each parish will need its own approach to ensure continued the safety of both the Read more