first_img Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Priests told to wear face masks when distributing Communion WhatsApp Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Priests have been told they should wear face masks while distributing Communion when churches reopen later this month.It’s among the guidelines included in a framework document to ensure they can welcome parishioners back safely.From June 29th, church services are set to resume.Ahead of that – The Irish Catholic Bishops` Conference has issued a framework document which seeks to ensure the safety and health of people, ministers, and priests.Physical distancing will need to be in place – areas where people can sit must be clearly indicated while stewards may show people to their seats.All holy water fonts are to be emptied and hand sanitizers should be placed at entrances.Reusable prayer books will not be allowed.The sign of peace can be left out, or offered in a way which avoides any physical contact.Queuing for Holy Communion should be carefully planned, and stewards may help to ensure social distancing is in place.Priests and Eucharistic ministers will have to wear face coverings and sanitize their hands before giving the communion out.Hand sanitizer should also be placed close to them, so they can re-sanitise their hands if necessary. WhatsApp Pinterestcenter_img Google+ Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Previous articleDonegal comes out on top in this years Blue Flag Awards!Next articleCars damaged in separate weekend attacks in Carrigart and Convoy News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Homepage BannerNews Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic By News Highland – June 9, 2020 Google+last_img