For Parishes in the red zone, only Mass and other worship services are allowed – no indoor meetings and no in-person faith formation is permitted.

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, 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. We are currently in Phase 3 of the guidelines.

Summary of Updated Protocols for Parishes

Protocols for Parishes in the Archdiocese of Boston

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


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 for the latest school information.

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