Keeping Our

Church OPEN

This page contains up-to-date information about the reopening process

Last Updated: Monday, October 19, 2020

What to Expect at Church

  • You'll hear the Word of God and receive Jesus in the Eucharist

  • We'll worship as a community of faithful believers

  • Upon entering church:

    • ​The church will open 30 minutes before Mass
    • Print, fill out, and bring the "Attestation Form" (click here) for the purposes of contact tracing

      • We will also have these forms available at the door​

      • These will be kept confidentially and only accessed for the purposes of contact tracing if someone is diagnosed with COVID-19.

    • A member of the Reopening Team will guide to your seat. Those who arrive together can sit together.

  • Bring and wear a mask, bring hand sanitizer

  • During Mass:

    • There will be no congregational singing during Mass​

    • Collection baskets will be at the exits of the church. E-Giving options are available at www.stmarysglensfalls.org/give

    • Communion:

      • A member of the Reopening Team will direct your pew to Communion​

      • A single line will proceed to the altar, maintaining 6-foot distance

      • Parishioners are encouraged to receive in the hand

      • Keep your mask on, receive the Host, move to the side and remove your mask and consume the Host

  • Exiting Church:
    • A member of the Reopening Team will direct your pew to exit
    • Bulletins will be available to take at the exits​

Currently

  • The obligation for Sunday Mass has been suspended by Bishop Scharfenberger until further notice

  • We are livestreaming Mass on this website and our Facebook Page on Sundays at 11:15 a.m.

  • The church is open for private prayer during the day

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Wednesdays 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Confession is available by appointment during the week and Saturdays 2:30-3:30pm

In Progress

  • Reopening Committee is meeting to review diocesan guidelines and apply them to our parish

  • Updates will be posted to this page as they become available

More Info

Follow

Contact

518-792-0989

Address

62 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801

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