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Covid–19 Guidance for Parishes

In relation to the Covid–19 pandemic, current state public health guidance for places of worship (with accompanying posters) is available at the links provided below for each jurisdiction.

Guidance is subject to further approval or other advice that may be considered appropriate by your diocese.  Please contact your diocesan office for further information.

For parishes in the Republic of Ireland:


For parishes in Northern Ireland:


The Church of Ireland Youth Department’s Forging Ahead resource contains advice for youth leaders and workers for returning to youth work activities, which covers planning ahead, programmes, practicalities for indoor and outdoor gatherings, and ideas for activities to bring youth people back together.

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