St. Jane Frances de Chantal Roman Catholic Parish, Riviera Beach, MD 8499 Virginia Avenue
Riviera Beach, MD 21122-3097
Parish office: 410-255-4646
Parish fax: 410-437-5191
Religious Ed: 410-255-4646
School: 410-255-4750
 
   
 

Inclement Weather

St. Jane Frances de Chantal

Monday–Friday:

  • If AA Co Schools are 2 hours late: no morning Mass
  • If AA Co Schools are closed: no morning Mass, all parish activities are cancelled
  • If AA Co Schools dismiss early: evening parish activities are cancelled
  • If Anne Arundel Co schools dismiss on time but cancel evening activities, St. Jane evening activities are cancelled.

Saturday:

  • If Anne Arundel Community college starts classes at 10:00am: morning Mass is cancelled
  • If Anne Arundel Community college starts later than 10:00am, or classes are cancelled: no morning Mass, parish activities are cancelled

Sunday:

  • For inclement weather that is not a snow emergency:

    We will use flocknote to notify parents of Religious Ed cancellation. (text stjane to 84576 to join)

    OR go to http://www.wbaltv.com/weather/closings or listen to WBAL 1090 radio for St. Jane Frances de Chantal Religious Ed closing information. A decision will be made by 8:00am.
  • If Anne Arundel County declares a snow emergency:
    All activities are cancelled; HOWEVER, SUNDAY MASSES AT ST. JANE FRANCES WILL BE HELD FOR THOSE WHO ARE ABLE TO SAFELY ATTEND.

 

In the event of a snow emergency, Archbishop Lori reminds Catholics in the Archdiocese of Baltimore that Church law excuses them from fulfilling the Sunday obligation to attend Mass due to a grave cause, such as unsafe travel due to severe weather conditions.

Those who cannot safely attend Mass are encouraged to listen to the Sunday radio Mass on WQLL-AM 1370 at 9:00 am or watch the TV Mass on the Eternal Word Television Network. Check www.ewtn.com or www.catholictv.com for listings.

Radio Mass
http://www.radiomass.org/
9:00 am – WQLL 1370 AM and WCBM 680 AM
6:00 pm – WCBM 680 AM (rebroadcast)

Following each airing of the Radio Mass is a locally-produced Catholic radio program, Catholic Baltimore, which will air interviews and information relevant for Catholics in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Heart of the Nation: My Sunday Mass
http://heartofthenation.org/

 

Download a printable PDF of the St. Jane Frances Inclement Weather Policies here.

“There is no such thing as bad weather. All weather is good because it is God’s.”

Saint Teresa
of Avila

Safety Reminder:

During times of inclement weather, floors may become wet and slippery. Please wear appropriate footwear and use caution when entering and leaving our church and other parish buildings.

 
   
 
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