THE CHURCH IS CLOSED INDEFINATELY
Mass will continue to be said privately by Priests throughout the Diocese on behalf of the faithful on a daily basis.
The faithful can keep holy their Sunday by setting aside some time for prayer at home, reading the Scriptures of the day, watching Mass on television or online, and asking God for the graces they would normally receive in Holy Communion (canon 87 1, canon 1248 2)
Church buildings, adoration chapels and other church buildings used for prayer and religious services are to remain closed from midday on Monday, 23rd March 2020.
Sunday Mass and Holy Week services will be celebrated privately by Bishop Brian G Mascord DD, and made available on the Wollongong diocesan website fromt the 5th Sunday of Lent (29th March 2020)
GOD of LOVE, we the people of the Diocese of Wollongong turn to you with prayerful hearts and with condfidence in your loving presence among us now and in every moment of our lives. We stand before you as people of hope, trusting in your care and protection. May we be comforted by your love in these anxious times.
Please continue to keep the Catholic Church, and the safety and good health to everyone in your prayers.