Parish priest Jean Claude Kabeza has tested positive for Covid-19. Both he and Father Federico Spanó had positive test results on 30 December, 2021. Neither has serious symptoms, but both Father Jean Claude and Father Federico are now in quarantine. Masses at St Henry's Cathedral will be celebrated by other priests.
Father Jean Claude wishes everybody a Happy New Year and adds: "I will be praying for you all"!"
On Saturday, September 11, a Mass will be said at St Henry's Cathedral at 11.30 a.m., ahead of the March for Life arranged in Helsinki at 1 p.m. on the same day. The March for Life starts at the Senaatintori square in central Helsinki and proceeds to the parliament building, Eduskuntatalo.
Please note that participants at the march defending the dignity and right to life of the unborn are welcome to bring pro-life posters and banners, but that no other symbols or emblems may be displayed during the march.
The coronavirus situation in metropolitan Helsinki has worsened, which means the coronavirus instructions for St Henry's Cathedral Parish must also change. From November 23rd, a maximum of 20 people can attend any one Mass and you must register ahead. All hygien instructions must be followed. Using face coverings is mandatory.
The Catholic Diocese of Helsinki follows the general instructions of the Finnish government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
In the Cathedral Parish we have the following regulations in place:
General Instructions concerning Mass Attendance in the Diocese of Helsinki, as of June 1st
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