Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., issued the following restrictions March 26, 2020, amid coronavirus stipulations currently in place. At the present time and until further notice, the following restrictions are in place:

  • No public weddings may be celebrated in church.
  • Public baptisms in churches will be postponed.  In emergencies, parishes should be contacted for instruction.
  • Parishes will follow state guidelines for burials. Bereaved families should contact funeral homes for this information. If permitted, a single clergyman may perform Catholic burial rites. No public funeral Masses are to be celebrated in church but a Memorial Mass can be celebrated on a later date.