(UPDATE December 31, original update December 10, 2021)
Bishop Robert Brennan has asked all parishes in the Brooklyn/Queens Diocese to require masks at all church services. This is in keeping with Governor Kathy Hochul’s statewide temporary mask mandate, effective December 13 until January 15, 2022—now extended to February 1, 2022—to address a winter surge in COVID cases. Masks should be worn in all indoor public places in New York unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement. State health officials will reevaluate safety requirements based on conditions at a later date.
All parishioners are asked to wear masks while in church or visiting the church offices. Thank you.