Milwaukee archdiocese announce guidelines for Masses to return beginning Sunday, May 31

Posted at 6:31 PM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 19:31:55-04

MILWAUKEE — On Friday, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee issued directives, guidelines, and considerations so that parishioners can return to Mass as early as Sunday, May 31.

Some of the directives include:

  • Public Mass will be celebrated on Sundays only. This includes Saturday evening Mass(es) of Anticipation and Sunday Masses.
  • Attendance at each individual Mass is limited to no more than 25 percent of your Church’s Occupancy Permit.
  • Hand sanitizer is to be used before the distribution of Communion. If inadvertent contact is made, the priest or deacon is to stop and sanitize his hands before continuing to distribute Communion. It may be prudent to have a small table with the proper items for sanitizing nearby
  • Communion is to be received ONLY in the HAND.
  • Communion will not be distributed by the Cup.
  • Social distancing of a minimum of 6 feet between people not living in the same household must be followed.
  • A minimum of using every other pew should be followed. Every third pew is preferred. Intervening pews must be cordoned off.

You can read all of the directives from the Archdiocese of Milwaukee below:

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