The suspension of in-person gatherings and activities in the Diocese of St. Cloud due to COVID-19 will continue until at least Feb. 1, Bishop Donald Kettler reiterated in a Jan. 6 letter to pastors.
Prohibition on in-person gatherings in parishes remains until Feb. 1
Governor’s order doesn’t impact worship; bishop temporarily suspends other parish gatherings
From now until the end of the year, in-person parish gatherings outside of worship services must be suspended and shifted to online meetings or conducted at home.
Bishop Kettler: Take precautions to minimize spread of coronavirus
At this time, I am not requiring parishes to modify any liturgical practices; if there is a change regarding this, I will notify pastors. However, Pastors, at their discretion, may implement specific guidelines they deem in the best interests of their parishes.
Bishop Kettler addresses concerns about coronavirus
At this time, the bishop isn’t requiring parishes to modify any liturgical practices. However, pastors, at their discretion, may implement specific guidelines they deem in the best interests of their parishes.