Latest Message from the Bishop 6/4/21

As of July 1, 2021, the general dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation for the general public will cease.  However, the dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation remains in place for those at serious medical risk. Serious medical risk refers primarily to those with a chronic health condition, those providing direct care for the vulnerably ill, or those with a compromised immune system or other health condition that leaves them unable to be vaccinated.   Read the fullContinue reading “Latest Message from the Bishop 6/4/21”

COVID-19 Protocol Changes Effective 5/22/21

The bishop has updated guidance based on CDC recommendations issued this past week: starting May 22nd/23rd, Newman will be designating the Saturday 5:15PM Vigil Mass as the COVID-19 Protocols liturgy with social distancing and masks still in effect. A reminder that masks will still be required at all of our liturgies for those not fullyContinue reading “COVID-19 Protocol Changes Effective 5/22/21”

COVID-19 Updates

3/16/2020 4PM Pacific Time – the Bishop of Tucson has raised the response to Level 3. All public gatherings, including weekend Masses, will be suspended through April 6th and reevaluated at that time. The Diocesan COVID-19 page is linked here. We will have more Newman-specific information coming soon. Thanks for your patience and understanding. PleaseContinue reading “COVID-19 Updates”

Note from Fr. JP

Peace and Blessings in these days of heightened health awareness and elevated anxiety surrounding greater concerns with regards to the Coronavirus. The St. Thomas More Catholic Newman Center is in Compliance with the strong recommendations from the Diocese of Tucson, which is also closely listening to those clear guidelines of the State of Arizona andContinue reading “Note from Fr. JP”