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St. Jean-Longueuil

NOTICES

INCREASE OF NUMBER OF PLACES IN WORSHIP PLACES TO 25, AS OF MARCH 26, 2021
PRESSE RELEASE

UPDATE OF THE SANITARY MEASURES FOR THE PERIODJANUARY 9 (FROM MIDNIGHT) TO FEBRUARY 22, 2021

At a press conference held on Tuesday, February 2, the government announced the maintenance of the measures currently in force in the red zone

Update of February 5, 2021
Number of people admitted to a place of worship In a decision rendered today, Judge Chantal Masse of the Superior Court of Quebec declares that a maximum of ten (10) people can be part of the audience in each room of a place of worship.
It is therefore authorized to accommodate a maximum of 10 people for each room of a place of worship with independent access to the street, in compliance with the sanitary measures in force.
However, this authorization should not lead to an increase in celebrations.

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What is our Diocesan Church doing in this time of pandemic?
NEW PASTORAL LETTER FROM BISHOP CLAUDE HAMELIN
COVID-19 - UPDATED TO OCTOBER 16, 2020
NEW HEALTH MEASURES FOR THE PERIOD 1ST TO 28TH OCTOBER 2020
Following the Quebec government’s announcement on September 28, several regions are changing alert levels. Some regions move to the red zone (those that are part of the CMM) and others to the orange zone (those that are not part of the CMM). 
Concretely, for our parishes and pastoral units, places of worship remain open. The following provisions must be observed in addition to those already in force:

In the orange zone: gatherings allowed for a maximum authorized of 250 people inside (liturgical celebrations) and 25 people outside (for example: burials).

In the red zone: gathering allowed for a maximum of 25 people inside and keeping a register of those present (name, phone number or email address).

The press release below clarifies and improves the diocesan norms following the latest government announcements. Click on the button to find out all the details according to the type of alert in force in your territory (red or orange).



2020-2021: Special year dedicated to the anniversary of the encyclical "Laudato Si '"  

In connection with the Special Year 2020-2021 dedicated to the anniversary of the encyclical 'Laudato Si', a very good program was produced by Mathieu Lavigne, on the encyclical, with André Descôteaux, o.p. who gave a course last winter at IP: The Future of the Common Home: Ecology and Pope Francis.
SEPTEMBER 1 TO OCTOBER 4, 2020 - SEASON OF CREATION with Pope Francis
SEPTEMBER 13. 2020 - Collection for the Holy Land