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Attending Mass during COVID-19 pandemic

Introduction

How to pre-book to attend mass ...


Our church is now open to celebrate the Holy Mass during the time of the COVID pandemic.

We have put in place those safeguards mandated or recommended by the Scottish Government and the Bishops' Conference of Scotland. These are for your safety and the safety of others who come to Mass.

The capacity of the church, meeting the two metre social distancing requirement, will allow us just eight seating positions which may be occupied by up to four members of the same household. Depending upon the household mix we may have between 8 and 24 persons present.

The Sunday Holy Mass will be celebrated at multiple services over each weekend Saturday Vigil / Sunday.

Please use this tool to pre-book your household attendance at a suitable Mass.

Please provide your surname, number in your household attending mass and contact information. This information may be shared to assist the NHS Tracing process should an attendee subsequently test positive for Coronavirus. Your information will be destroyed one month after your attendance.


Please follow the Scottish Government "FACTS" advise regarding COVID

F  - Face Coverings in enclosed spaces
A  - Avoid crowded places
C  - Clean your hands and surfaces regularly
T  - Two metre social distancing
S  - Self-isolate and book a test if you develop coronavirus symptoms

and finally, please do not attend Mass if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

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To book your place at Mass ...

  • Choose a Mass from the drop-down list
  • Select any available space in the plan of the church (green: available, red: booked)
  • Press the Next >> button
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Household

To complete your booking ...

  • Supply your contact details
  • Agree to the storage of your information
  • Press the Book >> button
I have read and agree to the use and storage of my information as set out in the COVID PRIVACY STATEMENT

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Mass Booking

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COVID Privacy Statement

When you make a booking to come to Mass we request a small amount of private information from you (Family Name, Telephone No, Email Address).

Data privacy laws require that the information collected be the minimum possible to achieve the stated purpose. The information may not be used for any additional purpose. The information must be deleted upon the expiry of its usefulness.

The purpose of advance booking a place at mass is to ensure we do not breach Government Health Guidlines during the COVID-19 pandemic and can manage the very limited space in our small church.

Your information is also recorded to assist the TEST & TRACE process. In the event of a request from the NHS Tracing we will share information regarding who attended the same mass as a COVID-19 positive individual.

Your information will be deleted on a rolling basis within four weeks of your attendance at a booked Mass.

Any questions regarding the collection and storage of this information should be referred to the Data Administrator [ admin@catholicchurchorkney.org.uk ].

Thank you for your co-operation.


Please ensure you follow the Scottish Government "FACTS" guidance to keep both yourselves and other attendees at mass as safe as possible.