Can I still go to Mass?
In light of ongoing consultations with the NI Executive and with Public Health Authorities, the Northern Bishops have decided that for a limited period (from midnight on Thursday 7th January until Saturday 6th February 2021, subject to review in late January), the celebration of the Eucharist and other liturgies should take place without the physical presence of the faithful – with the exception of marriages, funerals and baptismal liturgies. Live-streaming and making individual visits for private prayer are also permissible in accordance with regulations.
What about weddings and funerals?
They can continue but no more than 25 people are allowed to attend the services and no wedding receptions are allowed.
No pre or post-funeral gatherings are permitted either and wakes cannot take place.