Statement From Bishop Kopacz on COVID-19 Regarding Suspension of Mass And Parish Ministries Effective Immediately

In Solidarity with the Archdiocese of Mobile and the Dioceses of Biloxi and Birmingham, I announce today that Public Masses in every parish, school and institution in the Diocese of Jackson are suspended effective immediately until further notice. This decision was guided by health experts, the Center for Disease Control and the Mississippi Department of Health and in light of the announcements from President
Trump and Governor Reeves. The situation will be reassessed at the beginning of April in regards to the Sacred Triduum ceremonies.

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