Dear Brothers & Sisters of St. Gabriel
Because of the sharp rise in COVID cases in our immediate area, and across the Diocese of Green Bay, Bishop Ricken has reinstated the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass in the diocese until further notice.
While Mass attendance is not obligatory for Catholics, we will continue to celebrate the Mass every weekend for those who are able to attend and are willing to strictly follow the proper health protocols. Weekday Masses will also remain on their current schedule.
During this time of increased infection, our parish will be even more vigilant about following the diocesan guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID 19 and allow as many people as is safe to come to Mass without fear of infection. The wearing of masks is mandatory at Masses.
We ask that each of you help us in our endeavors to keep everyone safe. If you have been in contact with someone who is known to have COVID-19, or someone who has symptoms of COVID-19, we kindly ask that you stay home and watch via the livestream. Also, if someone in your household is in self quarantine or isolating, we also ask that you also hold off on coming until that quarantine period is finished. We are doing everything we can to continue the best practices and hope that you will continue to help us.
The livestream is available at 4:30 pm on Saturdays on the parish Facebook page. EVEN IF YOU DO NOT HAVE Facebook, you can still watch the Mass by clicking on the link for the livestream above. Also, if you know people who cannot watch online, please let them know that the Mass with Bishop Ricken is broadcast at 10:00 am on Sundays on Channel 5 WFRV.
For more information on the Bishop’s dispensation, please visit: www.gbdioc.org. We know that there is concern and confusion out there regarding notices on dispensations, safety precautions, and everything else, and so we encourage you to contact us if you have any questions.
May God continue to bless and protect us.
St. Gabriel the Archangel... Pray for Us