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COVID-19 Updates and Parish Resources

Updated May 20, 2021

Adoration - Perpetual Adoration continues at St. Joseph.  The Blessed Sacrament is Exposed daily as follows:

IN THE ADORATION CHAPEL
MONDAY - FRIDAY     8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.    (except when Mass is celebrated)
LIMIT:  2 Households     Maximum:  4 Adorers

** Masks required in the Adoration Chapel**

IN THE CHURCH
ALL WEEKEND HOURS and MONDAY-FRIDAY 5:00 p.m – 8:00 a.m. (except when Mass is celebrated)
LIMIT: No Limit
** Masks optional, maintain social distancing **

At night, please use the entrance from the back parking lot and use the code to get in.  If you need the code Text Paul at 479-799-4997.   

Mass Times and Reconciliation -  Please check the  Weekend, Weekday and Reconciliation Schedule for any changes. 

Bishop Taylor has removed the general dispensation from Sunday Mass.  (read letter)   However, we will live stream until futher notice:

 Mass Live Link 

Updated Covid protocols at Mass.

Bishop Taylor's March 25, 2021 letter begins, "Thanks to the cooperation of our people with the protocols we have had in place to mitigate the danger of the COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing number of people who have been vaccinated, we are now in a position to make a few modifications in the protocols to be observed effective April 1, 2021.  We expect to be able to return to pre-pandemic conditions once everyone who wants to get a vaccination is able to get one." 

 

You can see the full letter here. 

 

Effective May 15, 2021, masks are REQUIRED only for the 11:30 Sunday Mass and for school Masses.  Masks continue to be recommended especially for unvaccinated persons and those who are especially vulnerable. Communion can also be distributed on the tongue at Mass again. To see Bishop Taylor's message about this change, click here. 

Our parish has a subscription to FORMED, an online Catholic resource that allows you to get thousands       of movies, programs, audio, and books instantly. Find it at sjfay.formed.org.

Faith Talks with Father Tyler: Subscribe to Father Tyler's YouTube channel for spiritual talks on how to approach this time. Click here to check it out.

The Diocese of Little Rock has put together a page of Catholic Resources during the coronavirus.  The resource is full of prayers and helpful links for all Catholics.  Please click here to view the resources.

The best way to stay up to date with everything at St. Joseph's Catholic Church is through our Flocknote messaging system.  Click the link above to sign up or simply text SJFAY to 84576.