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Diocese of Honolulu Response to the Coronavirus

The information below provides guidance in response to the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
Check this page regularly for updates.


Updates

 

DECEMBER 2, 2021 UPDATE:

Memorandum: Updated COVID-19 Protocols for Church Activities v.2

 

NOVEMBER 10, 2021 UPDATE:

Memorandum: Updated Liturgical Directives for the New Liturgical Year During the Time of Pandemic

 

AUGUST 13, 2021 UPDATE:

August 2021 Covid-19 Update - Covid-19 Task Force, Diocese of Honolulu

 

AUGUST 5, 2021 UPDATE:

Memorandum: COVID-19 Protocols for Faith Formation Programs (SY 2021-2022)

 

JULY 16, 2021 UPDATE:

Update to Diocesan Guidelines for COVID-19 - Diocesan COVID-19 Response Team

 

MARCH 5, 2021 UPDATE:

Effective Easter Sunday, April 4 (or as of the Easter Vigil, April 3), I am ending the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass, which has been in effect since mid-March, 2020. However, anyone who is sick, may have been exposed to anyone with COVID-19, or who has a health condition that would endanger themselves or others by being present in church, continues to be dispensed. 

In order to better accommodate larger numbers of people, especially on Easter Sunday, pastors are to determine whether extra seats can be added on lanais, additional Masses can be added to the schedule, or live-streaming in the parish hall can be done and Holy Communion taken to those who participate by this means.

If anticipated numbers simply cannot be safely accommodated in a particular parish, a pastor can dispense from the Sunday Mass obligation, either for individual parishioners or certain groups of parishioners, and for a specified period of time not to exceed two months without consultation with the Bishop of Honolulu. - Bishop Larry Silva
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Resources

 

Updated COVID-19 Protocols for Church Activities v.2 - (12/2/2021)

August 2021 Covid-19 Update - (8/13/2021)

COVID-19 Protocols for Faith Formation Programs (SY 2021-2022) - (8/5/2021)

Update to Diocesan Guidelines for COVID-19 - (7/16/2021)

Livestream Masses - Livestream Mass schedule and resources

Faithful and Safe - Videos and information that the Diocese of Honolulu has prepared to help with a safe and smooth reopening of our churches

Guidelines for Parish Ministries - (6/12/2020) Guidelines for opening parish ministries

Parish Reopening Sample: Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa

 


Diocesan Offices Resources

 

Office of the Bishop

 

Office of Worship

CONTACT:
Reverend Alfred Omar B. Guerrero, Director
alguerrero@rcchawaii.org
(808) 585-3342

 

Faith Formation

CONTACT:
Jayne Ragasa-Mondoy

Director, Office of Faith Formation
jmondoy@rcchawaii.org
(808) 203-6745

Lisa Gomes
Director, Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
lgomes@rcchawaii.org
(808) 203-6743

 

Office for Social Ministry

Latest Links for Social Ministry Covid-19 Response

CONTACT:
Fr. Robert Stark
Director, Office for Social Ministry - OSM

rstark@rcchawaii.org
(808) 203-6734

Iwie Tamashiro
Director, Parish Social Ministry - OSM
itamashiro@rcchawaii.org
(808) 203-6702

 

Hawaii Catholic Schools


Recommended Resources

 

Hawaii Department of Health

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention