COVID-19 Updates

If you can’t find what you are looking for, please call the COVID hotline: 617-746-5750

Parish Information

On Monday, May 18, 2020, Governor Baker announced that houses of worship could resume services, within the guidelines issued by his office. The guidelines have been issued in a series of phases since then. For more information on the phase we are in, please go to our Current Phase page.

Summary of Updated Protocols for Parishes

Protocols for Parishes in the Archdiocese of Boston – Please see the latest update

For more information on specific directives for Houses of Worship, go here:



MA Temporary Emergency Paid Sick Leave:

Pandemic Employment Assistance

Webinar Materials: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Benefits for Staff Lost Time/Pay Due to COVID

Parish Offices

Parish Office Guidelines Phase 3

COVID-19 Cases

Clergy Providing Ministry to COVID-19 Patients 

What to Do if a Staff Member or Congregant Tests Positive

CARES Act / PPP Loans

For more information on the CARES Act and applying for PPP loans, including informational webinars and guidance, please go to the CARES Act page on our website:

School Information

Please see the latest updated mask guidelines.

Sources for COVID-19 Information

For further information, we suggest that you frequently consult the three websites where up-to-the-minute authoritative information is readily available:

Centers for Disease Control

MA Department of Public Health

Boston Children’s Hospital

Pastoral Center Information

Pastoral Center Guidelines

Statement on the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Statement on the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine