St. Denis Parish

Mass Times

Weekend Schedule:
Saturday - 4:30 PM
Sunday - 10:30am; in the church and online

Link for Mass is listed below in the "Online Zoom Mass Information" column.

Daily Mass:
Wednesday - 9:00am

 

 

Welcome to St. Denis Parish!

Jesus calls us to a life of faith and service. Saint Denis Parish embraces the Gospel message and strives to live its meaning each day through liturgy, outreach, and support for all. We invite you to join us in the mission.

 

 

 

 

 

For your convenience, we are now recording Sunday Mass. Please click on the following link to watch the Mass from Sunday, August 9th:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I24bwl4BsQw

 

Weekend Mass Information

Parishioners are invited to participate in the Eucharist in the Church building for the Saturday evening Mass at 4:30pm and Sunday morning Mass at 10:30am. Participation is limited to 60 persons per Mass. Guidelines are posted below. 

If you would like to attend Mass in person, and have not received an email with the Signup Genius link, please either email the Parish office at [email protected] or call the office Tuesday-Thursday at 781-326-5858. We would be happy to help you register. 

Entrance is only through the center front door. Accessibility for the physically challenged is through the back side entrance on the Dedham Parking Lot side.

If you do not have access to the internet, please reserve your spot by calling the Parish office at 781-326-5858. The office is currently open Tuesday-Thursday. 

As part of the guidelines for reopening, you must wear a mask and we ask that you bring your own hand sanitizer. We do have hand sanitizer stations available for those who do not have their own.

Wednesday Mass Information

We have resumed Wednesday Mass at 9:00am. There will not be sign ups ahead of time, but please go to our website to review our Re-Entry Guidelines below before coming to the church.

Please arrive starting at 8:45am. so that we can sign you in and seat you properly. The church will not open until that time, for safety reasons. Thank you for understanding.

Entrance is only through the center front door. Accessibility for the physically challenged is through the back side entrance on the Dedham Parking Lot side.

 

Online Zoom Mass Information

Please join us for Mass on Sunday at 10:30am. We will use the application Zoom, which can be accessed using your laptop computer, smart phone (iPhone or Android), or your tablet (iPad, Galaxy Note).  This software will allow people to fully participate in the Mass (respond to the prayers, etc.).

Please download from www.zoom.us the free Zoom App on the laptop, tablet or smart phone that you will use.  Please try to do this prior to Sunday.

To join the celebration of Mass, click on the link below at least 5 minutes prior to the start of Mass.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86301489021?pwd=SkFtUUsvSGxJcU5GaXRLcUVGeGtSZz09

Meeting ID #: 863 0148 9021       Password: 206592

When you join the online session, enable both computer audio and video to be able to fully participate in the Mass (see other parishioners, respond the prayers, etc.).

Alternatively, you can simply listen to the service by dialing into the call using the phone number
1-646-558-8656 and then using the meeting ID # when prompted.

 

Weekly Newsletter

Please contact Sarah Keough at [email protected] to begin receiving the St. Denis weekly newsletter. Please note this newsletter is only available via email. If you don't see it in your inbox, please check your spam folder. If you need further assistance, please call the Parish office at 781-326-5858.

Online Giving

As we are going through these trying times of Mass suspensions because of social distancing with the Coronavirus pandemic, now is the time to sign up for online giving. Please carefully consider making your weekly parish donations online, so that the Parish can continue to operate without interruption. Thank you.

This helps our parish by creating a steady income and helping with budgeting. You have many options in setting up your donation schedule and it is easily changed if necessary. 


 

Re-Entry Guidelines

SAINT DENIS PARISH

WESTWOOD, MA

The following are the guidelines for safe participation for attendance at the Celebration of the Eucharist during the Coronavirus pandemic:

  • Sunday Eucharist begins with two Masses and limited participation.
  • Participants must follow guidelines from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at https://www.mass.gov/doc/sector-specific-workplace-safety-standards-for-places-of-worship-and-religious-services-to/download and the Archdiocese of Boston at https://rcabrisk.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/How-are-we-going-to-restart-Masses-Final.pdf
  • The number of people allowed to attend Mass is limited to 60. If you would like to attend Mass in person, and have not received an email with the Signup Genius link, please either email the Parish office at [email protected] or call the office Tuesday through Thursday at 781-326-5858.
  • When registering to attend Mass, you will be asked to note how many adults and children are in your party. You will also be asked to indicate if you need special accommodation.
  • Please do not attend Mass if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: dry cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, and/or loss of taste and smell, or have potentially been exposed to someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.  A potential exposure means having household contact or having close contact (within 6 feet) with an individual with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 for a prolonged period of time (over 10 minutes) while the person is symptomatic or in the 48 hours before symptoms developed.
  • Please plan on arriving early since entrance will be a supervised event. After confirming you have signed up to attend Mass and answering questions relative to your health, ushers will direct you to your assigned seat.
  • You will be asked to confirm that you have not had any of the symptoms of potential COVID-19 and have not potentially been exposed to someone with confirmed, active, or suspected COVID-19 before entering the church.
  • Your temperature will be taken by a member of the parish.  If you have a fever of 100.0 or above, your temperature will be taken again after a short pause.  If your temperature remains at 100.0 or above, in accordance with the guidelines released by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you will be asked to go home.

  • You must wear a mask at all times. Masks must always cover your nose and mouth.
  • No food, drink, or water bottles will be allowed in church.
  • Please enter Saint Denis church through the center front door. You will exit via the side doors.  Persons with physical challenges may enter and exit through the ramp entrance.
  • Please consider using the provided hand sanitizers upon entering and leaving St. Denis.
  • Social distancing of at least six feet must be observed at all times, including entering and exiting the church and when receiving communion.
  • There will be no processions, altar services, choir, congregational singing, or hymnals in the bench.
  • There will be no collection. Financial support may be placed in a basket, mailed to the rectory, or submitted electronically.
  • Communion will be offered after the final blessing. Please make a single file line to receive communion while maintaining social distancing.  Following receipt of the Eucharist, you will file out of church via one of the side doors.  There cannot be any congregating following Mass.
  • There is no obligation to attend Mass physically in the church. You can decide when you believe it is safe and comfortable to resume your participation at Saint Denis.
  • Eucharist will continue via Zoom every Sunday.
  • If St. Denis Church learns that an attendee has tested positive for COVID-19, the Westwood Board of Health will be notified and we will assist the Board as reasonably requested to trace likely contacts and advise contacts to isolate and self-quarantine.

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