Coronavirus Updates

Parish Covid Team – further update in relation to Weddings & funerals guidelines – updated 21 February 2022

Update from Parish Covid Team following easing of restrictions Covid update 18 February 2022

Message from Parish Covid Team Covid Update November 2021

Advice re wearing face coverings and Appeal for Masks

Northern Ireland now has full access to the 111 Helpline on coronavirus. This is available 24/7 to provide advice, for those who may have concerns.
Contacting your GP: If you are worried about symptoms, contact your GP via telephone. Anyone with flu-like symptoms is advised not to go to your GP’s surgery or to A&E but to seek advice over the telephone.

Click here for Advice for Couples and Families

Click here for Statement from the Catholic Bishops of Ireland January 2021 in relation to Covid 19 directives

‘Stay at home’ – Respiratory team’s plea to NI public March 2020
The respiratory team at the Belfast Health Trust has issued an impassioned plea to the public to socially distance to help save thousands of lives.

Doctors, nurses and physiotherapists sacrificed some rare time off on Sunday to film a hard-hitting video that highlights the potentially catastrophic effect of coronavirus on families across Northern Ireland.

Click Here to watch the video




Aware of growing public anxiety, out of particular concern for the more vulnerable members of our community and to avoid any confusion, we are updating our directives with effect from Wednesday 18 March 2020

All members of our parishes, clergy and diocesan employees should adhere to the public health advice, which includes:

  • good hand and respiratory hygiene
  • Self-isolation if you are unwell
  • travel advice

The latest Government advice can be found at