The Diocese of Brooklyn
2245 Kimball Street
Brooklyn, NY 11234
GUIDELINES FOR THE CELEBRATION OF
LITURGIES IN OUR CHURCHES
State of New York, following recommendations from the CDC, lower
rates of infection and higher numbers of people being vaccinated
against COVID-19, has relaxed many of the restrictions which were in
place. Because of that, with the pastoral care of the people of
Brooklyn and Queens in mind, Bishop DiMarzio issued the
Our Churches are open to full 100% capacity.
sanitizer is still required. Sanitizer stations are at the
entrance of the church.
are strongly recommended because not everyone in Church will
have been vaccinated.
and missalettes can once again be used.
safety and proper hygiene, the Precious
Blood of Christ may not be administered to the congregation.
trained Parishioners (Readers) may resume proclaiming the Sacred
Scriptural Readings at Mass, and (Extraordinary Ministers of Holy
Communion) may distribute Communion at Mass as required by the
Pastor, and make homebound visits with permission of the
water fonts should not be filled as yet.
you all for your patience during the past year.
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Lambert asks you to spend a few minutes viewing a short film entitled The
Veil Removed located at TheVeilRemoved.com .
This 7-minute video is beautifully made and
performed taking you into the true mystery of the Most Holy Sacrament of
the Altar. Having viewed it several times, I find myself yearning more
and more for Whom we often take for granted - Christ Jesus.
Give it a view, pass it on to your family and
friends, and reflect on that precious Gift we long to have by an Act of
God's infinite love and grace will get us through this crisis!
Please Pray for
Saint Columba is a community whose faith
is rooted in Christ and centered in the
We witness to the Gospel, reaching out
to serve the spiritual, emotional and material needs of others.
We challenge child and adult to grow
in Christ, communicating with love, and welcoming all to share their gifts as
vital members of the Parish.