Extended Suspension of Public Masses

Dear St. Catherine Parish Family,

Yesterday, the archdiocese sent out an update regarding the Coronavirus and informed all pastors that the suspension of public Masses would be extended through April 19, unless circumstances change drastically. Tragically, this means that we will most likely not be able to have a public celebration of the Holy Week liturgies, including Palm Sunday and the Easter Triduum.

With regard to Palm Sunday, Bishop Konzen asked that pastors not bless the palms and distribute them on this day, but rather that we bless and distribute them at an acceptable time in the future. And with regard to the Easter Triduum, I will follow up with information soon regarding the times when the litu