The first public Masses in our diocese (since the suspension of Masses on March 17, 2020) were celebrated on Saturday, May 30, and Sunday, May 31 (Pentecost Sunday).
In response to the Holy Father’s apostolic letter, and under the direction of Bishop Francis, the Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A has added the Catholic Bishop Abuse Reporting Service (CBAR) to our website chaldeanchurch.org/report.
All Chaldean parishes in Michigan and Illinois are permitted to resume daily and Sunday Masses beginning on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
Guidelines on sacraments and pastoral care, developed from the Working Group on Infectious Disease Protocols for Sacraments & Pastoral Care.
Beginning the weekend of Saturday, May 30, and Sunday, May 31—the public celebration and attendance of all Holy Masses will resume at a 25% capacity.
Feast of the Ascension Mass Schedules
Holy Communion Parking Lot Distribution Schedules
Bishop Francis Apostolic Letter regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Beginning Sunday, May 17, 2020, Communion will be distributed in the parking lots of churches in a reverent, orderly, and hygienic manner.
Bp. Francis Kalabat announces the following appointments effective August 1, 2020.