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COVID-19 Update: Lockdown extended for a further 4 weeks

From Wednesday 28th July, Ryde- Gladesville Parish is affected by the extended lockdown restrictions for Greater Sydney.

For a further 4 weeks until at least Friday 28th August, the churches of St Charles Borromeo at Ryde and Our Lady Queen of Peace at Gladesville, as well as Parish buildings, are closed. Funeral capacities have also been reduced.

From Wednesday 28th July 2021:

    • St Charles Borromeo and Our Lady Queen of Peace churches are closed. St Charles church is not open for adoration and private prayer.

    • Face-to-face Masses and parish events are currently suspended for the duration of the lockdown. Certain Parish events such as Alpha and School of the Word are continuing in online formats.

    • The Parish Office is closed to visitors, however is still available to contact via phone and email during regular business hours.

    • Masses are being livestreamed on the Parish YouTube channel. Masses are livestreamed Tuesday to Friday at 9:20am, Saturday at 9am, and Sunday at 10am, and can also be watched later at your convenience. 6pm Vigil Mass will not be held this Saturday.

    • Funerals are limited to 10 people, from Sunday 11th July. This applies for both St Charles Borromeo and Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, and is not based on venue size.

    • Weddings are not being held during this time. If your wedding arrangements are affected by the lockdown restrictions, please contact the Parish Office or the Weddings team.

    • Baptisms are not being held during this time. If your child's baptism is affected by the lockdown restrictions, please contact the Parish Office or the Sacramental Coordinator.

    • The RGCP Buddy System is in operation again. If you know an elderly, isolated or vulnerable parishioner who could benefit from having bulletins delivered to them or receiving a weekly friendly phone call, please contact the Parish Office with their details. If you would like to join our team and volunteer 1 hour of your time on weekends to deliver bulletins to parishioners, or provide a phone call during the week, please also contact the Parish Office.

    • Important updates about the COVID-19 situation will be sent out via the Parish blog email list. If you would like to stay updated with the implications of restrictions for our Parish, please subscribe to our mailing list.

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All Masses now on YouTube!

Ryde-Gladesville Parish is now streaming our Masses online, via our YouTube channel. We are streaming the following Masses live, but you can always tune in after at a time that suits you!

Weekdays: 9:20am (Tuesday-Friday mornings)

Saturday: 9am Mass

Sunday: 10am Mass

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