SSPX Apostolate in NZ (in light of COVID-19)

December 17, 2021
Source: Priory Wanganui

[Last Updated : 17 December, 2021 @ 15:00]

New Zealand has shifted to the COVID Protection Framework (Traffic Light System), meaning that for our apostolate:

  • Masses and other ceremonies are designated as GREEN or RED.
  • At GREEN ceremonies, government guidelines expect vaccination passes to be available to be checked.
  • At RED ceremonies, government guidelines do not expect vaccination passes to be available to be checked.
  • Until 31 Dec, 2021 :
    • GREEN ceremonies have a limit of 100 persons.
    • RED ceremonies also have a limit of 100 persons, but separated into 4 designated spaces, with 25 persons in each space.
  • From 31 Dec, 2021 :
    • GREEN ceremonies have no limit on persons.
    • RED ceremonies have a limit of 200 persons, separated into 4 designated spaces, with 50 persons in each space.
  • In Whanganui :
    • The weekday and Saturday schedule is as normal:
      • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday : Mass @ 6:00 a.m. (RED), 7:00 a.m. (GREEN), & 11:25 a.m. (RED)
      • Thursday : Mass @ 6:00 a.m. (RED), 7:00 a.m. (GREEN), & 6:00 p.m. (RED); All Day Adoration from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (RED); Benediction @ 5:30 p.m. (RED)
      • Saturday : Mass @ 8 a.m. (GREEN) & 11:25 a.m. (RED); Our Lady of Perpetual Succor Devotions @ 5:30 p.m. (RED)
    • Sunday Masses
      • Low Masses for the faithful : 6:00 a.m.(RED), 7:30 a.m. (GREEN), 10:45 a.m. (GREEN), & 12:00 p.m. (RED)
      • Sung Mass for the school : 9:00 a.m. (GREEN)
      • All faithful must register for a Mass and attend that Mass, to keep attendance under the legal cap.
      • Unless there is an emergency or serious reason, we ask people not switch Mass times without informing the office.
      • We apoligise for the inconvenience of this, and thank you for your help.
    • In Auckland :
      • The normal schedule from Friday through Sunday resumes
      • All ceremonies are RED, except the 9 a.m. Mass on Sundays.
    • In Wellington (Tawa) :
      • Masses as usual.
    • In Hamilton and Whangarei and other mission chapels :

      • Schedule as normal

    • New Plymouth will be served as usual. Contact Fr Laisney or the priory for details.

  • We will LiveStream Sunday Masses, and others Masses when possible from St Anthony's Church.

For more information, please contact the Priory ([email protected] or +64 6-344 3814)