Level 4 measures are now in place for several regions across Scotland. They affect four areas in our diocese - Stirling, West Lothian, East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire. These measures are in place for three weeks, ending on 11 December.
Earlier this week Reporting Scotland visited St Mary's Parish in Stirling for a report in which the possibility of a 'Christmas reprieve' from the toughest measures might offer people some hope. Bishop John Keenan, of Paisley Diocese, features.
Find out more about how these measures affect parishes across our diocese here.