To request authorization for attending a Mass, please call or text a message at: (541) 357-9098 with your name, phone, and email. We will return your call with your authorization. Please do not show up for Mass without prior authorization; you will be turned away.
We are now allowed to have 50 people in the building per Mass. However, it is still necessary to call and receive authorization to attend. Please continue to call or text 541-357-9098, and leave a message with your name, phone number, email address, and which Mass you wish to attend. Your call or text will be returned. Our current Mass schedule: Tuesday -Friday, 5:15pm Saturday, 5:00pm Sunday, 11:00am and 7:30pm Please note that the dispensation by the Archbishop is still in place. Face masks are required for everyone over five years of age. (7/22/20) (Click here to read Archbishop Sample's letters) If you are ill, have symptoms, have recently traveled or are in a high-risk category, please refrain from attending Mass; we invite you to watch our Saturday Vigil Mass via live streaming. The link is posted below, every week. We ask for your patience. There is a chance you may not be able to attend the Mass you prefer on a weekly basis. The Archdiocese asks us to use an equitable program so that everyone has an opportunity. Due to this we may not be able to fulfill your request to attend Mass on a particular date and time. If you have a mask, please use it. We do have some masks available.
Am I required to come to Mass? The dispensation granted to the faithful by the Archdiocese of Portland remains in effect until further notice in virtue of Canon 87. The faithful are bound to keep holy the Sabbath by abstaining from unnecessary work.We encourage those with underlying health conditions, the elderly, and those experiencing symptoms to refrain from attending public Mass at this time.
What about watching a recorded Mass? Mass will continue to be Live Streamed on Saturdays on our YouTube Channel: UONewmanLive
Are face masks required? Yes. Face masks are required for everyone over five years of age.
What time do we arrive for Mass? We recommend that you arrive 15 minutes prior to Mass to start to allow for you to be directed to your seat.
How will we know where to sit? Someone will be available to escort visitors to the appropriate chair in accordance with social distancing recommendations.
Is the Church going to be sanitized? Yes. The Church will be sanitized before and after each Mass.
Will missals be provided during Mass? No. To reduce the spread of infection, missals will not be provided at Mass.
Will there be Holy Communion? Yes. Communion will be permitted; it is recommended you receive in the hand. Those receiving on the tongue are advised to visit the end of the communion line to reduce exposure, as recommended by the Archdiocese of Portland.
Will there be an offertory collection? Yes. Offertory will be collected in a basket when you arrive at the Church. There will not be an offertory collection during Mass.
Is the restroom available? Yes, but we recommend that you limit your restroom use for sanitation reasons. Please do send send a child to the restroom unless accompanied by a parent.
What about kids? Children will not be allowed unaccompanied by an adult.