Coronavrirus FAQ for the Faithful
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I am concerned about leaving home and/or attending Mass during the pandemic. What should I do?

All the faithful in the Archdiocese of Detroit are dispensed from their obligation to attend Sunday Mass at least through Sunday, September 6, 2020. This dispensation has been in effect since public Masses were first suspended in March and it applies to everyone. Those who feel uncomfortable leaving home to attend Mass are encouraged to make use of the dispensation.

Although the faithful are dispensed from their Sunday obligation to attend Mass, they must observe the Lord’s Day and are encouraged to spend time in prayer on Sunday, meditating on the Lord’s passion, death, and resurrection (an excellent way to do this is through participating in a broadcast of the Sunday Mass) or participating in a spiritual or corporal act of mercy.