Indoor Mass Resumes

CARMEL VALLEY – The parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 9 El Caminito Road, has announced the return of indoor Mass, as well as the return to the pre-pandemic Mass schedule.

The Sunday Vigil Mass will be celebrated at 4:30pm on Saturday evening. Mass will be celebrated on Sunday at 9am and 11:15am, and in Spanish at 5pm. Mass will also be celebrated Wednesday through Friday at 12pm.

Please note the following changes:

  • Masks are not required for those vaccinated, but are required for those who are not vaccinated.
  • The 6 ft. safe distancing is no longer required for indoor and outdoor services.
  • Hand sanitizers will be located at the entrances main entrance of the church.
  • The distribution of the Precious Blood will continue to be suspended at this time until further notice.
  • Communion on the tongue can resume.
  • The sign of peace can take place, either as a gesture or a traditional handshake.
  • Bulletins and song books can take place. Sanitizing between services is no longer required.
  • Congregational singing is now allowed, but those who are not vaccinated must wear a mask or refrain from singing.
  • Restrictions for gatherings and receptions previously issued are no longer required.
  • Altar servers may resume their ministry.