Keeping Our

Church OPEN

This page contains up-to-date information about the reopening process
Last Updated: Friday, June 4, 2021

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

  • As of Sunday, June 6, 2021, masks are only required for those that are not vaccinated.

  • Bishop Scharfenberger has re-instituted the obligation to attend weekend Mass as of June 6, 2021, the Feast of Corpus Christi. 

  • Upon entering church:

    • ​The church will open 30 minutes before Mass
    • The section of pews on the left will allow closer seating for those who are not observing social distancing.

    • Vaccinated visitors to St. Mary's Church DO NOT HAVE TO WEAR MASKS.  If you are unvaccinated, please wear a mask.

 

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  • 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 our Usher 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

  • Exiting Church:

    • A member of our Usher Team will direct your pew to exit​

    • Bulletins will be available to take at the exits

Currently

  • We are livestreaming Mass on this website and our Facebook Page on Saturdays at 4 p.m.

  • The church is open for private prayer during Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. 

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

  • Confession is available by appointment during the week and Saturdays 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

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