Reopening for Mass. Reopening for Mass at St. Charles will occur sometime after Multnomah County enters Phase 2. This will allow for a greater number of people to attend. Strict conditions will still apply: physical distancing, masking, sanitizing, no singing, no Communion Cup, no Exchange of Peace, and more.
As of July 9, officials in Portland area counties announced that they will continue to postpone applying for Phase 2 reopening while public health officials wait to see if the July 4th holiday caused a spike in cases.
We will continue to offer the Zoom Service for those who are not yet ready to worship in person. In the meantime, if you wish to attend a weekday Mass, contact Leif at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will put you in touch with a neighboring parish.
Reopening the Parish Office. The Parish Office has resumed normal hours: Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and Friday 9:00 am to 12 noon. Some staffers will continue to work from home on some days.
These procedures are being followed for the sake of keeping our staff and community safe:
Reopening for In-person Meetings at the Parish. In-person meetings can now take place. These protocols must be followed: