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COVID-19

The following information provides the latest guidance from the Diocese of Wollongong regarding coronavirus (COVID–19) and our role in preventing its spread in our communities. We will always act in accordance with the guidelines of health authorities and update our advice as necessary. This advice should be considered in conjunction with government advice regarding hygiene and appropriate social distancing practices recommended to minimise virus transmission. The below information and directives will continue to be updated as required.

COVID Safe Badge DigitalWe Are COVID Safe

The Parishes in Lumen Christi are committed COVIDSafe Businesses.
Click here to read our COVID-19 Safety Plans for our four church communities. 

No -Registering to attend Mass

You are no-longer be pre-registration bookings for weekend Masses. NSW Health now requires all parishes to keep a record of name, contact number and entry time for all staff, volunteers, visitors and contractors for a period of at least 28 days, using electronic collection (e.g. using a QR code).

Wearing of Masks

NSW Health has mandated the wearing of masks in indoor settings with higher risk of transmission e.g. churches. Parishioners are asked to bring their own masks in all indoor venues. 

Check-In to Mass with QR Code

Parishioners will be asked to scan the QR code upon entry using their smart phone. Alternatively, see the door monitor for your details to be entered through an iPad.

Don't have the service NSW app?
Please click on the church you wish to sign-in when you arrive at the venue:

CLICK HERE TO SIGN-IN AT ST FRANCIS XAVIER CATHEDRAL, 36 Harbour St, Wollongong 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN-IN AT ST BRIGID'S CHURCH, 119 Gipps Rd, Gwynneville

CLICK HERE TO SIGN-IN AT ST JOHN VIANNEY CO-CATHEDRAL, 1 Cabbage Tree Lane, Fairy Meadow

CLICK HERE TO SIGN-IN AT MATER DOLOROSA CHURCH, 47 Balmoral Rd, Balgownie 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN-IN AT LUMEN CHRISTI CATHOLIC PARISHES (PARISH OFFICE/MGR JOHN RIGNEY ROOM), 36 Harbour St, Wollongong


Please show the door monitor that you have signed in upon entry

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