Now that we are beginning to get a clearer sense of what the public health climate in Prince Edward Island will look like in the fall, we can begin to make plans for what catechesis may look like in the era of COVID-19.
In all things, we need to be mindful of the current health restrictions set out by the province as they may change at any time due to further outbreaks.
These guidelines will help you to decide how your parish will organize your catechism and sacramental preparation for this year.
Gatherings for Religious Education
Any in-person gatherings that take place for religious education must be done with utmost care for safety of all involved, and with increased sanitation and attendance-tracking requirements.
The Chief Public Health Office (CPHO) has clarified that any organized in-person catechism gathering falls under the guidelines of “Larger Organized Gathering Limits of Phase 4.”