Catholics excused from Mass obligation in South Bend-Fort Wayne Diocese

first_img Twitter Catholics excused from Mass obligation in South Bend-Fort Wayne Diocese Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind., attends the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops general meeting in Baltimore Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark) Catholics in South Bend have been dispensed from their obligation to attend Sunday Mass.Bishop Kevin C. Rhodes of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne and South Bend issued a statement Friday afternoon, saying the obligation has been lifted from March 15 through the March 29.The Bishop urges Catholics to refrain from shaking hands for the Sign of Peace, opting for non-physical contact, and also says that all are asked to refrain from holding hands during the Our Father if that’s a custom in your church.http://www.diocesefwsb.org/ Facebook Twitter WhatsApp CoronavirusIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market Google+ Pinterest By Tommie Lee – March 13, 2020 0 674 Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleBerrien County ceases all non-criminal fingerprintingNext articleLouisiana elections chief asks to postpone April 4 primary Tommie Leelast_img

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