Frequently Asked Questions

These FAQs addresses what many of you have been asking over the recent days and are intended to help you better understand the most recent letter from Bishop Walkowiak regarding Diocesan COVID-19 norms. What happens if more people show up than we can accommodate? Parishes may wish to continue using sign-ups to help ensure individuals […]

UPDATE FOR FEB. 12, 2021 – BISHOP WALKOWIAK INVITES CATHOLICS WHO ARE HEALTHY AND ABLE TO RETURN TO MASS THIS LENT; EXTENDS DISPENSATION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND IN PERSON BECAUSE OF HEALTH REASONS OR OTHER FACTORS.

February 12, 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, Last March, I made the difficult decision as bishop to suspend the public celebration of Masses. Because of the unknowns at that time, it was a prudent decision in the best interest of the faithful. As we begin this holy season of Lent, we have now been living […]

Year of St. Joseph

December 8, 2020 – December 8, 2021 On the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin May December 8, 2020, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter, Patris corde (“With a Father’s Heart”) for the 150th anniversary of the declaration of St. Joseph as patron of the universal Church.  To mark the occasion, the […]