Dubai: The doors of St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Jebel Ali reopened to worshippers on Monday, after being closed for 16 months since March last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fr Jozef Timmers, OFM Cap., priest administrator at St Francis Church, told Gulf News the first mass was held at 9am. The church will have two masses at 9am and 7pm from Monday to Wednesday; one mass on Thursdays at 9am; and three services from Friday to Sunday at 7am, 11am and 7pm.
The church will operate with a limited capacity. Only 180 people are allowed for each mass service….