Until further notice our Mass schedule will remain at 5:pm Saturdays and 10:am Sundays. Our Weekday Mass 8:am, Tuesday through Friday.
Here’s what is in place under Phase 5:
Holy Communion will be at the regular time. there are no restrictions regarding seating.
We will continue to recommend face coverings for unvaccinated persons.
The announcement comes as Illinois reaches a test positivity rate of less than 2%, with more than half of the population fully vaccinated, and hospitalization metrics declining since early May.
While the removal of occupancy limits and other rules represents a significant step forward in the COVID pandemic, state officials have cautioned residents that it is possible for the state to move back to previous phases in the following instances:
- If hospital admissions for COVID-19 illnesses increase to more than 150 hospitalizations per day over a 10-day monitoring period.
- If the number of COVID patients in hospitals climbs above 750 and stays there for more than 10 days.
- If the state’s mortality rate increases and goes above a 0.1 daily average.
- If ICU bed availability statewide drops below 20% over a 10-day monitoring period.