Support Groups Using Parish Space

Support Group Gatherings Allowed

Effective August 11, 2020, Archdiocesan guidelines permit support groups to gather at the discretion of the pastor and if MA Safety Standards are followed:

  • No more than 10 people per gathering (gatherings are limited to eight people per 1,000 square feet, but should not exceed 10 people in a single enclosed, indoor space)
  • No food or drinks allowed
  • Attendees who are not part of the same immediate household must be seated at least 6 feet apart
  • Face masks must be worn
  • Signs must be posted reminding attendees of social distancing, mask wearing, hand washing, and staying home if feeling ill
  • Gathering outside the parish (for example, for smoking breaks) is prohibited
  • Group organizer is responsible for cleaning and disinfecting before and after the meeting according to CDC protocols
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