The Most Holy Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Most Holy Nativity Of Our Lord Jesus Christ

MOST HOLY NATIVITY PARISH IN RIO RICO , AZ PROTOCOL

1.- Sunday mass obligation is suspended indefinitely for all parishioners and any visitors of this Diocese.

2.- Vulnerable parishioner over 65 years of age and parishioner with any chronic health condition, such diabetes, hypertension, etc ; are strongly encouraged to remain at home.  We will accommodate these parishioners with any of these conditions by live streaming mass on a social network such Facebook.

3.- Most Holy Nativity is working to reduce high risk situations, however, the presence of a parishioner in any public event constitutes with the understanding and acceptance that there is a level of risk.

4.- Those parishioners with symptoms of any illness are recommended not to attend church.

5.-The space will be limited to 25% of the church capacity, respecting the distance of 6 feet between each individual. To achieve this, half of the temple benches have been removed with a limited space of 60 people per celebration. Once the space reaches its limit, signs will be posted on the access door indicating that the church has reached its capacity and inviting them to attend another mass.

6.- THE USE OF MASK IS MANDATORY FOR EVERYONE.

7.- We will have a cantor but no congregational singing.

8.- The Holy Water Fonts, Missalettes, hymnals, offertory envelopes and other worship material have been removed.

9.- Only one door will be used as the main entrance and a server will allow parishioner to enter. During the mass all windows will be open and four doors will remain open. Easels will be placed at the main entrance informing parishioners that the capacity of the church is full.

10.-Holy Communion ministers have been instructed to wash their hands and to use antibacterial gel before and after distributing communion. Non- vulnerable parishioners have been chosen as Minister of  Holy Communion. The parishioners who wants to receive the Holy Communion will remain standing and the Eucharist Minister will approach them to where they are seated.

11.- There will be three doors designated to exit, the servers will lead each pew for the way out always respecting the distance between people.

12.-The baskets for the offerings will be placed at each door.

13.- At the beginning of each mass the commentator will give instructions on the procedures to be follow during the mass. The instructions are as follows: Always wear your face mask , Do not move from your seats, do not touch others during the sign of peace or the Our Father prayer, Holy Communion will be distributed in your hand and consume it in front of the Minister.

14.-After each mass there will be a group designated to disinfect the church. The benches will be cleaned with special fabric and metal disinfectant. Restrooms and doors willl be cleaned with bleach. The Sacred Vessels will be washed immediately after each mass.

Rev. Francisco R. Maldonado

Public Masses will be suspended until further notice

There has been a substantial spike in Covid -19 cases in our county, Most Holy Nativity parish will suspend public Masses until further notice, Sunday Masses will continue to be broadcast by Facebook Live at 9:00am in English and 10am in Spanish the distribution of Holy Communion will be taking place immediately after the blessing of the 10am mass until 11:30am at the parking lot of our parish, Please follow all the security measures, and do not get out of your cars and the use of a mask is mandatory.

Office Hours

Office Hours (Horario de Oficina)
Monday - Friday (Lunes a Viernes)
8:00am - 2:00pm

Clergy

PASTOR - Rev. Francisco R. Maldonado

PAROCHIAL VICAR - Rev. Cayetano Cabrera

DEACONS - Javier Fierro, Francisco Padilla, & Carl Sadlier

Join Our Parish

Most Holy Nativity parish is a community with strong roots in the Catholic faith. The parish is recognized by its hospitality and rich cultural diversity. Members of the parish community pledge themselves to grow in their faith and to live it, nourished by the word of God and the Holy Eucharist. They reach out to invite all God’s people to celebrate his love through participation in the liturgy, prayer, service and fellowship. The parish community is committed to prepare present and future generations to be strong in faith and in service of God and his people.

Click here for the Parish Registration Form.  Return the completed form to the parish office by mail or in person or drop in the offertory basket.

Presione Aquí para la forma de registro en español. Devuelva el formulario completo a la oficina de nuestra parroquia por correo o en persona o deposite en la canasta del ofertorio.

 

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Donate to our Capital Campaign by visiting our online giving!

ALL EVENTS ARE CANCELLED

July

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There are no upcoming scheduled events.

All Group Meetings are cancelled

United Hearts of Jesus and Mary / Corazones Unidos de Jesús y María

Meet on the Third Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm (Se reúnen el tercer Miércoles del mes 6:00pm). There will be no group meeting during the month of June and July.

Knights of Columbus / Caballeros de Colon

Meet on the First Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm (Se reúnen el primer Martes del mes a las 7:00pm).

Alamor

Spanish prayer group meets on Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm (Grupo habla español se reúnen el segundo Miércoles  y el cuarto Miércoles del mes a las 6:30pm).

Divine Mercy  / Divina Misericordia

Meets first & second Thursday of the month at 6:00pm (Se reúnen el primer y segundo Jueves de mes a las 6:00pm). There will be no group meeting during the month of June and July.

Grupo Guadalupano

Please contact Deacon Francisco Padilla.

(Por favor contactar al Diacono Francisco Padilla para mas información).

 

Eucharistic Adoration

WEEKLY

(Adoración Semanal) At The Parish Parking Lot. 

Please stay inside your vehicle all the time.

Every Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

(Todos los Miércoles de 6:30pm a 7:30pm).

 

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Ministry Schedule

THERE WILL BE NO MINISTRY SCHEDULE DUE CANCELLATION OF ALL MASSES 

 

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