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COVID-19: Directives and Resources

Apr 3, 2020 3:13:31 PM

Online Daily TV Mass and Resources

Live Streaming from St. Andrew's Cathedral, Victoria BC
Merlin's Musings (from March 26, 2020)
Daily TV Mass and online resources (March 20, 2020)

Diocesan Measures Currently in Place

Memo regarding new lower age for mask mandate (September 29, 2021)
Memo regarding mask mandate, proof of vaccination and worship services (September 9, 2021)

Restart Step 3 General and Liturgical Directives - August 25 2021 update (August 25, 2021)
Memo regarding the BC mask mandate and worship services (August 25, 2021)
Restart Step 3 General and Liturgical Directives (July 2, 2021)
Restart Directives (June 16, 2021)
Restart Liturgical Directives (June 16, 2021)

Restart Liturgical Directives (June 2, 2021)

Restart Directives (May 28, 2021)
Indoor Worship Services Suspended (March 29, 2021)
COVID-19 Provincial Health Order Extended (February 5, 2021)
COVID-19 Provincial Health Order Extended until February 5, 2021 (January 8, 2021)
Revised Directives in response to COVID-19 Provincial Health Order (November 20, 2020)
Pastoral Letter from Bishop Gary Gordon (October 19, 2020)
Revised General Directives (October 19, 2020)
Revised Liturgical Directives (October 19, 2020)
Contact Tracing for Parishes (October 19, 2020)
The Bishop's Pastoral Letter (May 21, 2020)
General Directives for the Reopening of Churches (May 21, 2020)
Liturgical Directives for the Reopening of Churches (May 21, 2020)
The Bishop's Pastoral Letter (May 1, 2020)
Communications Strategies (April 8, 2020)
Palm Crosses : Instructions to all parishes (April 1, 2020)

Weekday and weekend Masses are cancelled (March 18, 2020)
Suspension of Meetings and Gatherings (March 16, 2020)
Practice Social Distancing (March 13, 2020)

Provincial and Health Links

Island Health Emergency Crisis Line (24 hour service) : 1888-494-3888 or 811.
B.C.’s Restart Plan
B.C.’s Restart Plan Presentation
B.C.’s Restart Plan Message Guide
Government of Canada: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update
BC Centre for Disease Control : Latest case counts
BC Centre for Disease Control : Information for the public

National Catholic Resources

Grandin Media Panel Discussions on the Pandemic and Catholic Social Teaching
Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute


Letters & Messages

Catholic Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories: Letter to the Faithful Regarding Vaccines
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Note on the morality of using some anti-Covid-19 vaccines
Christmas Pastoral Letter from Bishop Gary Gordon (December 17, 2020)
Letter of Thanks from Bishop Gary Gordon (July 9, 2020)
Letter from BC Christian Leaders (April 8, 2020)
2020 CCCB Easter Message

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