MASK REQUIREMENTS FOR FULLY VACCINATED PERSONS
Fully vaccinated persons (adults) are not required to wear face covering (masks)
* when out-of-doors
a) If not in a crowded area AND
b) If socially distant for more than 6′ from all other non-vaccinated adults AND
c) If NO students are present regardless of social distance;
* when in-doors where all others are also FULLY VACCINATED;
* when in-doors where all others present are of only one household.
Fully vaccinated persons ARE REQUIRED to wear a mask indoors, within the ADOM school or parish buildings:
a) when children/students or any other persons that are not fully vaccinated are present in the same room or indoor space, and
b) when outdoors on duty as an employee and students are present.
If you receive a text message or an e-mail from Fr. Roberto Cid asking for a favor, do not respond. It is a hoax!
Miami Beach Fire Department is winding down their Covid-19 vaccination program having vaccinated more that 16,000 persons, many of them at St. Patrick. We are grateful to them and to the nurses for this important service to our community.
The book club has resumed its meetings. Our next meeting will be on Thursday, June 10 at 7:30 PM. We are currently reading Cardinal Pell’s Prison diary.
Every Thursday from 8:45 AM to 6:30 PM at St. André Besette chapel located at the corner of Alton Rd. and Barry Street. Come join us!
Adoration in the chapel has resumed during regular hours.
The class is in recess through the summer. Meetings will resume at the beginning of the school year.
Taller Bíblico en Español. Junio 9, 16, 23 y 30 en Barry Hall 8:00- 09:00 PM. Deben llamar a la oficina de la parroquia para inscribirse.
It is with sad hearts that we announce that our beloved Coach Art Fernandez has announced his retirement effective June 30, 2021. Coach Fernandez has been at SPS for 39 years. He has been an amazing PE teacher, coach, role model, colleague, and friend.
Through the generosity of a deceased parishioner, Violeta Diaz, we are able to offer scholarships to parishioners of St. Patrick who are applying to or currently enrolled in college and meet the scholarship requirements. Please use the application instructions to complete the attached application and return it to our office along with all the required documents no later than Monday, June 7th. Please call the parish office if you have any questions.
May is the month of Mary. The Holy Father has asked that we join him every day at 6 PM to pray the rosary for an end to the pandemic. We will gather every Sunday at 6 PM in the Church. Come join us!
Archbishop Wenski has given permission for ministerial gathering on the premises. We will begin to reopen our meeting rooms on May 1, Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker. Social distancing, mask and strict protocols must be adhered to. Check with your ministry leader and the parish office for a schedule of on campus meetings and location.
“FATHER FORGIVE THEM FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY ARE DOING.”
Night of Adoration, Prayer, and Reflection on the year of St Joseph.
Although human trafficking can be kept hidden behind closed doors, many human trafficking victims and situations can be right under your nose. By knowing the signs, everyone can discover and prevent human trafficking.
The question of the use of vaccines, in general, is often at the center of controversy in the forum of public opinion. In recent months, this Congregation has received several requests for guidance regarding the use of vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19, which, in the course of research and production, employed cell lines drawn from tissue obtained from two abortions that occurred in the last century.
The Marian Ministry seeks to help strengthen our personal relationship with Jesus through promoting knowledge of, devotion, and imitation of his Blessed Mother. Meetings: First Monday of the month at church / 7 p.m.
Join us every Wednesday beginning at 7 PM for two hours of Eucharistic adoration and prayer in reparation for all the offenses against the Lord.
If you are participating in a 12-step program, we invite you to join us every Wednesday for two hours of adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 7 PM to 9 PM.
Our gift shop is closed during the pandemic to comply with diocesan guidelines and protect our volunteers. However, if you would like to purchase religious articles such as rosaries, statues, books or prayers cards, please call the parish office. We will mail the articles to you.
Confession on weekends during regularly scheduled hours has resumed as of May 30. As usual, priests are also available for Confession by appointment and any time upon request.
FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, WE ASK YOU TO PLEASE
- If you are sick or have flu like symptoms, stay at home.
- Wear a mask.
- Keep social distancing at all times.
- Follow directional signs on the floor.
- Sit only in places marked with an orange ribbon.
- Groups of 2-3 adults (older than 16) may use the pews marked with an H for household.
- Families with children use designated area.
- Follow instructions of ushers.
- Receive communion on hand.
- Place your gift in collection basket by doors or send by mail.
If the Church is up to capacity when you arrive, please go back to your vehicle, follow the Mass streamed on line and during the Our Father begin to approach for Communion observing social distancing at all times.
As the church reopens on Tuesday, May 26 with temporary measures to ensure social distancing and other measures to prevent contagion, we will need additional ushers at every Mass. If you feel a call to serve in this important ministry at this critical moment, please call the parish office to sign up as a volunteer. The number to call is 305-531-1124.
The men’s Emmaus group hosts a virtual meeting through Zoom every day at 8:30 PM to pray the Rosary. Contact parish office for details.
Men’s Emmaus groups in English and Spanish continue their regular meeting on Monday and Tuesday through Zoom. Women’s Emmaus group in Spanish also holds virtual meetings on Friday at 6:00 PM.
Parishes are generally territorial, that is they include all the Christian faithful in a certain territory. The current limits of our parish territory are the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Biscayne Bay to the west, 17th Street to the south and 69th Street to the north. Therefore, if you live within our boundaries you are by the law of the Church a parishioner at St. Patrick.