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The Catholic Campus Ministry community at VCU is abiding by all requirements put forward by Virginia Commonwealth University and the Diocese of Richmond. VCU requirements can be found here.


In regards to the CCM House...

  • Masks must be worn at all times, covering both your nose and mouth

  • A minimum of six feet distance is to be keep between individuals

  • Students are asked to clean their area with a disinfecting wipe after they are done

  • Disinfection and cleaning will follow CDC and Diocese of Richmond protocol


In regards to the Cathedral...

  • The hours at the Cathedral are currently limited. Please check their website for updated information.

  • While not required, registering for Mass in advance is highly suggest

  • At the door, a porter will record your name and contact information for contact tracing purposes

  • Masks must be worn at all times

  • Pews have been roped off to help maintain at least six feet of distance between individuals

In order to both enter the CCM House and the Cathedral...

  • Your temperature needs to be under 100.4 degrees (self-administered within 2 hours prior to entering the building

  • In the past two weeks, you HAVE NOT presented symptoms of COVID-19, such as a fever, chills, sore throat, cough, shortness of breath, muscle pain, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, with no alternative diagnosis

  • In the past two weeks, you HAVE NOT traveled internationally

  • In the past two weeks, you HAVE NOT been exposed (less than six feet for greater than 15 minutes) to anyone who has tested positive for or exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 (with no alternative diagnosis) without wearing the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as defined by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention

Bishop Knestout continues to grant a dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days for all the faithful in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond until further notice. 

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