COVID-19

Updates Regarding Parish Ministries and Activities for the Fall

Updates Regarding Parish Ministries and Activities for the Fall 2048 1365 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Updates regarding parish ministries and activities for the Fall.

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UPDATE: Regarding Reduction of Indoor Gathering Limit

UPDATE: Regarding Reduction of Indoor Gathering Limit 2048 1365 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

The new Michigan mandate which goes into effect on July 31, limiting the number of people at indoor gatherings to no more than 10 people, will not affect our Masses or church gatherings.

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UPDATE: Regarding Church Capacity

UPDATE: Regarding Church Capacity 2048 1365 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Beginning Saturday, June 20, all Chaldean parishes in Michigan are permitted to have up to 50% capacity.

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Pentecost Sunday 2020

Pentecost Sunday 2020 1500 1000 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

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).

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Directives for the Reopening of Churches

Directives for the Reopening of Churches 2048 1365 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

All Chaldean parishes in Michigan and Illinois are permitted to resume daily and Sunday Masses beginning on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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Guidelines for Public Masses

Guidelines for Public Masses 1000 750 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Guidelines on sacraments and pastoral care, developed from the Working Group on Infectious Disease Protocols for Sacraments & Pastoral Care.

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UPDATE: Resumption of Public Masses

UPDATE: Resumption of Public Masses 1200 900 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

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.

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Holy Communion Parking Lot Distribution Schedule

Holy Communion Parking Lot Distribution Schedule 1500 1000 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Holy Communion Parking Lot Distribution Schedules

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Bishop Francis Apostolic Letter

Bishop Francis Apostolic Letter 1859 1088 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Bishop Francis Apostolic Letter regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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UPDATE: Distribution of Holy Communion in Parking Lot

UPDATE: Distribution of Holy Communion in Parking Lot 1200 900 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Beginning  Sunday, May 17, 2020, Communion will be distributed in the parking lots of churches in a reverent, orderly, and hygienic manner.

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