of friars at the Carmelite Monastery, Margao, has decided to
resume celebration of Mass in our Church from 12th of December,
2020. People from any parish in Goa, are most welcome to
Since the Covid-19 pandemic is still active, we have to take the
necessary precautions and follow the guidelines given by the
Ecclesiastical (Archbishop of Goa and Daman) and the Civil
authorities (Central and State Governments).
We request you to kindly go through the instructions that follow
and register yourself for a Mass. These have been prepared
keeping in mind the welfare of all those who would like to
participate and we presume you are truthful when you accept
between the ages of 10-65 will be permitted.
are considered vulnerable are discouraged
- Those who suffer from comorbidities
- Those displaying symptoms of the virus
- Those who are undergoing quarantine
- Those who have travelled highly infected areas
consideration social distancing, a maximum of 100 persons
can be accommodated at one Mass (including the volunteers
for 70 persons is on line, on first come first serve basis.
The remaining 30 slots are reserved for persons who don't
have access to the internet, can call the Monastery parlour
(Tel: 2735052), during office hours and register.
for one week (7 days) would be open. However, we request
individuals to limit their attendance to once a week only,
so that you give others an opportunity.
If an entire
family wishes to come together, they have to register
present in the Church 30 mins. before the beginning of the
Mass, to avoid rush at the entrance.
will check the temperature of each individual and also
verify if the person has registered, before granting
admission to the Church. Each individual will have to tell
the serial number of his/her registration for immediate
reference. Once it's time for Mass to begin, the door will
be closed, and nobody will be allowed to enter after that.
all should be wearing masks throughout the Mass.
The Holy Water
stoups are dry; please don't touch them.
expressions of socialization, like shaking hands, hugging
are to be avoided, before or after Mass.
any leaflets, books or hymnals along with you. So also,
carry the minimum requirements for personal use, only if
contact with any "high touch surfaces" like door handles.
reader will be chosen from among the participants for the
proclamation of the Word of God (first and second reading)
Sign of Peace
is to be exchanged only in the form of a bow with folded
should refrain from kissing or touching statues. You can
venerate them with a bow from a distance.
will be made in the traditional way. A box will be kept at
the point of exit for anyone wishing to make an offering.
Online offerings are encouraged, for which details can be
taken from the parlour.
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