July 2: Chancery Notice Extracts
This is an extract from the Chancery Notice on 2nd July 2021 - Pastoral Protocols for Areas Affected by EMCO
National Security Council (MKN) has decided that the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) will be imposed on most districts of the state of Selangor and certain housing schemes in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur for a period of 14 days commencing on the 3rd of July until the 16th of July 2021.
- Live streaming of Masses
- Only 5 persons (including the priest) are allowed for the live-streaming of Masses in parishes located under the EMCO.
Parishes located in areas under the MCO may continue to stream Masses with a maximum capacity of 12 persons (including the priest).
Funerals in EMCO areas
All funeral parlours in churches under the EMCO may be opened but no funeral wakes are allowed. There should not be more than 5 persons (family and visitors) at any one time. It is recommended that a schedule be drawn up for visitors who wish to pay their respects.
Funeral Masses in churches located under the EMCO are allowed subject to a maximum capacity of 5 persons (including the priest).
Funerals conducted in areas under the MCO will continue to follow the protocols under paragraph 5.0 of the Chancery Notice dated 1st June 2021.
Rev Fr Michael Chua
Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur