May 26: Chancery Notice Extracts

Chan/MC/12/2021

This is an extract from the Chancery Notice on 26th May 2021 - Update to Chancery Notice dated 11th May (Ref: Chan/MC/11/2021)

  • His Grace, Archbishop Julian Leow D.D. has decreed that the following protocols be updated with immediate effect for all churches, chapels and Mass centres in the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur:

    • Weddings - scheduled weddings during the period of the MCO, are only permitted in churches with a total seating capacity of over 1,000 persons with a limit not exceeding 12 persons (including the priest, couple, witnesses and other assisting ministers, if any). For all other churches and chapels with a capacity of less than 1000, all weddings are to be postponed.
    • Funerals - Parlours in Churches may be opened. There should be no in-person communal prayers (which could be done via ZOOM) and private prayers within the parlour are limited to not more than 5 persons at any one time.  Funeral Masses may be celebrated with a maximum number of 12 persons persons based on the SOP on ‘Handling of non-Muslim Funerals’. 
    • Live Streaming - The Archdiocese will continue to provide live-streaming of Masses from the churches which have the capacity to do so subject to the present limits on personnel and volunteers.

Rev Fr Michael Chua
Chancellor
Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

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