SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse has suspended all public gatherings for Mass and other church events, until further notice.
The Rev. Douglas J. Lucia dispensed parishioners from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass on Friday.
Lucia says churches will remain open for private prayer, as long as social distancing guidelines are followed.
More information can be found on the diocese website: syracusediocese.org.
All clergy have been made aware, and the following letter was issued by Lucia: