COVID-19 Messages

Announcements and messages related to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

Father's Day Novenas

May 23, 2020 - We invite you to mail a note to the parish office for Father's Day with the names of those whom you would wish to enroll in the annual Father's Day Novena. The names of all those who are sent to us will be placed on the Saint Joseph altar for these times of special remembrance.

The Special Plenary Indulgence

April 1, 2020 - Answering the questions: What is the special indulgence recently granted by the Apostolic Penitentiary for those who are sick and their caregivers during the time of the COVID-19 outbreak? What is a plenary indulgence? Why is an indulgence granted by the Church? What should I do if I want to seek an indulgence?

I can't go to Confession?

April 1, 2020 - The pope said his response would be, “Do what the Catechism (of the Catholic Church) says. It is very clear: If you cannot find a priest to confess to, speak directly with God, your father, and tell him the truth. Say, ‘Lord, I did this, this, this. Forgive me,’ and ask for pardon with all your heart.”