Coronavirus Update - August 8th

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,Greetings to all. This is an update on our Parish response to the most recent Covid-19 mandates. The State of Colorado and the City and County of Denver have added to their mandatory mask requirements. The orders have not significantly changed regarding our...

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Coronavirus Update - July 18th

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,Greetings to all. This is an update on our Parish response to the State’s edicts regarding Covid-19. On a positive note, infection rates are about what we would find in an influenza outbreak, deaths are a tenth of what they were at the peak of the...

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Coronavirus Update - July 3rd

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Greetings to all on this Independence Day weekend. A brief update on worship at Saint Mary’s. David has kindly offered to provide music for a prelude and postlude. We will also begin limited chant at the 9:30 service. We continue to take the proper...

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Pastoral Update - May 16th

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,   Greetings to all. I am writing this to offer some pastoral words about our spiritual and mental attitude as we hopefully move toward some sense of normalcy. Fear is a human instinct which can serve us well, but can also hinder the way in which we...

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Pastoral Update - April 15th

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Paschal greetings to all. I hope everyone had a pleasant Easter Day, even though it was without the celebration with which we are accustomed.  We continue to wait for the governmental agencies to revise or lift the current restrictions. In the...

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Pastoral Update - April 3rd

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, This is an update to Saint Mary's response to the Covid-19 situation, with new links for streaming services from Saint Matthew's. We are heartened by the news of a pending vaccine and a combination of medicines that may be a cure for even those who are very...

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Urgent Update - March 27th

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, This is an update to Saint Mary's response to the Covid-19 situation. Yesterday the Governor of the State of Colorado issued an amendment to his "Stay at Home" order. The change matches the order issued by the City and County of Denver regarding houses of...

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Pastoral update - March 26

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, This is an update to Saint Mary's response to the Covid-19 situation. Yesterday the Governor of the State of Colorado issued a "Stay at Home" order. This order restricts employers and employees, businesses open to the public, and travel.  I will admit...

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Coronavirus Update - March 24th

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, This is an update Saint Mary's response to the Covid-19 situation. Yesterday the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment issued a "Stay at Home" order. This order restricts employers and employees, businesses open to the public, and travel...

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Coronavirus Update - March 21st

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, This is an update to the Covid-19 situation. The State of Colorado is now limiting assemblies of people to no more than ten in any one space or room, with some notable exceptions. Unfortunately, churches are not exempted. I will note that in times past...

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