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Sunday Mass - 16 May

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St. Mark's RC Church

29 Oxgangs Avenue

Edinburgh

EH13 9HX

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Join us to celebrate the Mass! Please remember to bring a mask and observe social distancing inside and outside the church.

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How do I use the booking system for Mass?

There are now two different types of ticket so that we can make sure as many people as possible can safely attend Mass.

Single - 1 person from 1 household

Couple/family - 2 or more people from 1 household

Here are some examples of how to use these booking options:

If you are booking a place for yourself or for one other person, select 1 next to “Single - 1 person from 1 household”

If you are booking a place for yourself and 2 friends and you are all in different households, select 3 next to “Single - 1 person from 1 household”.

If you are booking a place for yourself and 1 other person and you are both in the same household or bubble, select 2 next to “Couple/family - 2 or more people from 1 household”.

If you are booking a place for 2 people who are in the same household or bubble, select 2 next to “Couple/family - 2 or more people from 1 household”.

If you are booking a place for yourself and your family and you are all in one household or bubble, select as many tickets as you need next to “Couple/family - 2 or more people from 1 household”.

If you are booking for 3 friends who are all in different households and 2 people who are in the same household, select 3 next to “Single - 1 person from 1 household” and 2 next to “Couple/family - 2 or more people from 1 household”.

As places are restricted, please only book if you are definitely intending to come. If you are unable to attend for any reason, please cancel your booking and if you are having any difficulties doing that, please contact us.

Although the obligation to attend Mass is still suspended, St. Mark's is now holding its usual Vigil and Sunday Masses.

As part of the "new normal", Mass will be a little different from usual. Numerous elements are being omitted to make the Mass shorter, seating will be allocated strictly according to the order in which people arrive and we will all need to follow strict instructions governing how we move around the church.

The diagrams below should help to explain how it will work, but further details can be found in this helpful guidance from the Bishops' Conference of Scotland.

  • On arrival, a steward will tick you off on a register.
  • If queuing outside the church, please maintain social distancing.
  • Sorry, but we have been instructed to discourage parishioners from forming groups outside the church.

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  • On entering the church, a steward will show you to your seat.
  • People will be seated in the order they arrive, starting from the front of the church.
  • Sorry, but you won’t be able to get your usual seat.

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  • When going for communion, please follow the guidance of a steward
  • The left side of the church will go up first, starting from the back
  • Walk up to Canon Michael, maintaining distancing and wearing your mask
  • Take the Eucharist in your hand
  • Step to the side, remove your mask, consume the Eucharist, replace your mask and then return to your seat

		Sunday Mass - 16 May image
  • When going for communion, please follow the guidance of a steward
  • The right side of the church will go up second, starting from the back
  • Walk up to Canon Michael, maintaining distancing and wearing your mask
  • Take the Eucharist in your hand
  • Step to the side, remove your mask, consume the Eucharist, replace your mask and then return to your seat

		Sunday Mass - 16 May image
  • When leaving the church, please follow the guidance of a steward
  • The left side of the church will leave first, starting from the back

		Sunday Mass - 16 May image
  • When leaving the church, please follow the guidance of a steward
  • The right side of the church will leave last, starting from the front

		Sunday Mass - 16 May image
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