Public Sunday Masses will resume at St. Francis Borgia on the weekend of May 30-31.
Making the decision whether to attend Mass
Archbishop Listecki has given dispensation from attending public Mass through July 5, so no one is obliged to attend Mass until that time. Please base your decision about coming back to Mass on your own personal needs. You need to do what is best for you and your family. We understand and we respect that. Reasons to stay home:
- If you have a fever, cough or other indications of illness, please stay home.
- If you have been sick in the past week, please stay home.
- If you are health compromised, please stay home.
- If you’re not comfortable being in larger groups of people just yet, please continue to stay home.
For those not attending Mass at church
Please participate in Sunday worship using one of these resources:
For those who will attend Mass at church:
Our Mass schedule has changed slightly to allow for cleaning the church after the early Sunday morning Mass:
- Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
- Sunday morning at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. (note later time for second Mass)
- Sunday evening at 6 p.m.
Families with young children – We welcome all of you! Please be sure to help your children observe social distancing.
For those who will be attending Mass, it is important to read the logistics letter thoroughly. To assist in understanding, there is also an instructional video from Fr. Patrick. The letter and video contain information for:
- Arriving at Mass – which doors will be open and when
- Seating – in the church and downstairs in the hall
- Overflow – in cars with live streaming or audio broadcast
- Receiving Communion (see note below)
- Making a contribution (in the gathering space)
- Leaving church
Note regarding Communion: Those seated in the church hall (downstairs) will be asked to remain in their seats and wait for Father to finish serving those in the church space before he comes downstairs. This is a change from what is stated in the logistics letter.
A shorter summary of logistics – which also includes information for overflow attendees to listen to audio broadcasts from their cars – is available here.
Overflow information: If the church (upstairs) and hall (downstairs) are full according to social distancing and capacity rules, you are invited to wait in your car in the parking lot and listen to or view Mass on your phone:
- 4:30 p.m. Mass – To listen to the Mass on your phone, call 1-301-715-8592. The Meeting ID is 896 9410 1295#
- 8 a.m. Mass – This Mass will be live streamed and so you may choose to live stream the Mass from your car. (The live stream link will be available on the Streamed and Other Broadcast Liturgies page.)
- 11 a.m. Mass – To listen to the Mass on your phone, call 1-301-715-8592. The Meeting ID is 824 5055 4479#
- 6 p.m. Mass – We do not anticipate any overflow for 6 p.m. Mass at this time.
Can you help?
With all the extra precautions and procedures, we’ll need some extra hands to assist with Mass – people willing to serve as ushers and people willing to stay after Mass and help our maintenance staff with cleaning.
Ushers: Only those age 18 and older are allowed to serve as ushers at this time. We are so grateful for our younger usher helpers, but they cannot assist until restrictions are lifted. Ushers must wear face masks at all times. They must also be willing to follow specific directions and be comfortable with providing guidance when seating parishioners. Those wishing to usher will be required to attend a training session with Father Patrick. Once you sign up you’ll be provided with further details.
Cleaning: Parishioners of all ages may assist with cleaning, but those under age 18 must be with a parent or guardian. Directions for those tasks will shared on site.
If you would like to volunteer for either of these jobs, please go to our SignUp Genius link and add your name. If you’re not a computer person, contact the parish office (262-377-1070) and they can assist you.
Weekend Masses (North Church)
Beginning the weekend of May 30-31:
Sunday Masses, including the anticipated Mass on Saturday evening, are held at the North Church. (For procedures and precautions due to COVID-19, see the information above and read the logistics letter thoroughly. To assist in understanding, there is also an instructional video from Fr. Patrick.)
Saturday – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday Morning – 8 & 11 a.m. (note the temporary time change for the second morning Mass)
Sunday Evening – 6 p.m. (except holiday weekends)
Holy Day, Holiday and Other Special Masses
- Holy days (See the Archdiocese of Milwaukee page Holy Days of Obligation)
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- Ash Wednesday
- Holy Thursday
- Good Friday
- Easter Vigil
- Easter Sunday
[Weekday Masses are cancelled until further notice]
Monday-Thursday Masses are held at the South Church. The location of Friday Masses varies, depending on whether it is summer or during the school year.
Monday-Thursday (South Church) – 8 AM
Fridays during Summer (South Church) – 8 AM
Fridays during the School Year (North Church) – 9 AM
Morning Prayer (South Church)
[Morning prayer is cancelled until further notice]
Morning Prayer is held year-round at the South Church.
Monday-Friday – 7:30 AM
- This page shows the usual schedule. Changes are announced in the bulletin, and are listed on the website Events page and Calendar.
- For directions to the churches, see the Directions page.
- For more information about our churches, including photos, see the Buildings and Grounds page.
- For other COVID-19 updates for our parish, see the COVID-19 Parish Updates page.