Benefice of Saint Faith, Great Crosby
the Virgin, Waterloo Park
FLU PANDEMIC PRECAUTIONS
on guidelines issued by the
Diocese (and following practice in other parts of the Church of
following applies to the liturgy in both churches (Sundays and
If you are unwell it is best to stay at
Members of the Welcome team will use a
hand-rub frequently while welcoming those attending the services.
- The exchange of the peace will be
without handshakes or other close contact. The celebrant will not touch
heads when giving blessings.
Holy Communion will be administered
under one kind only – only the celebrant will receive the chalice.
Please note that if you receive the host
only, you receive “the whole sacrament”
- The use of intinction – dipping the
consecrated host in the
chalice – is not allowed, as it is higher risk than the normal use of a
cup, because of inadvertent finger dipping.
Holy water stoups (in S. Faith’s) will
be emptied and thoroughly cleaned and not used until the pandemic alert
the Churchwardens have received a
number of queries from people who are genuinely anxious about this I
consulted the Ministry Team, and this is the course of action we will