Parish Information Regading COVID-19

The information below was last updated Saturday 04 April, 10:00 p.m.

Online resources to get us by during the restrictions caused by the pandemic such as Masses, Prayers, Newsletters - click here <<< last updated Tuesday 10 April, 11:00 a.m.

Holy Spirit Parish specific information will be posted here.  More general information from Catholic Archdiocese Melborne will be posted in the section below.

02 April 2020: Parish House update and Easter Resources

The parish house will no longer be accepting vistors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Contact can be made by phone, Jacinta Bibby - 0434 224 483, or email: RingwoodNorth@cam.org.au.

Links for online resources including the Parishes Forgiveness Ceremony and litugy documents for families to celebrate simple liturgies at home for Holy Week are in the Parish Letter - Parish House and Easter, Parish Letter (02/04/2020)

23 March 2020: Suspension of the Chapel for Private Prayer

In accordance with the further instructions from the Government and the Archbishop, the Church and Chapel are both closed for worship and prayer. No masses, communion services or other gatherings will take place until further notice. The parish office will be staffed from Tue – Fri 9am – 4pm but we ask that you contact us via phone, 9876 1077, or email, RingwoodNorth@cam.org.au.

18 March 2020: Suspension of Public Masses, Confessions and Group Meetings

There are no longer any scheduled masses at Holy Spirit. The Bishops of Victoria have written an update regarding COVID-19. Of note is the immediate suspension of public Masses. This will be a difficult moment, and every encouragement is offered as clergy and parish staff seek to explain sensitively to our people the reasons why Mass will not be offered as a public celebration.

We will continue to make The Word, our parish newsletter, available for you each week on the website.

Similarly confessions and all group meetings are suspended until further notice.

20 March 2020

Parish Letter - Initial letter re. Holy Spirit response to Covid-19, Parish Letter (20/03/2020). Note: This letter is in part superseded as the chapel is now closed until further notice re. update on 23 March 2020

Now what? Online Mass and other resources

18 March 2020: Letter from the Bishops of Victoria

Letter from the Bishops of Victoria (18 March 2020)

Further Holy Spirit updates will be posted on this page. May God bless and guide our parish.

Catholic Archdiocese Melbourne - Pastoral Guidance for Parishes: COVID-19

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