Suspension of public Masses to continue through April 24
Father Mark Sappenfield celebrates Mass alone except for his father, Dick Sappenfield and an iPad broadcasting to Facebook in the chapel at St. Matthew Parish in Franklin, TN on Friday, 20 March 2020. All public celebrations of the Mass have been suspended in the Diocese of Nashville until April 3 because of the Covid 19 pandemic. A number of parishes in the diocese are sharing Mass online. A list of online Masses are posted to watchmass.com and to dioceseofnashville.com.

Suspension of public Masses to continue through April 24

Father Mark Sappenfield celebrates Mass alone except for an iPad, broadcasting to Facebook in the chapel at St. Matthew Parish in Franklin, Friday, March 20. All public celebrations of the…

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Catholic schools to remain closed through April 24
Karen Musacchio helps Christopher Musacchio, a fourth grader at Christ the King School, with his classroom assignments from the family dining room table at home in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, 24 March 2020. Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Nashville have begun learning at home using a variety of strategies including online teaching through video conferencing supported by online resources and regular classroom materials sent home in anticipation of extended school closures following spring break.

Catholic schools to remain closed through April 24

Karen Musacchio helps her son Christopher Musacchio, a fourth grader at Christ the King School in Nashville, with his classroom assignments from home March 24, 2020. The Diocese of Nashville…

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Diocese closes offices at Catholic Pastoral Center
Bishop J. Mark Spalding video taped Mass for the third Sunday of Lent in the oratory at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Nashville, TN on Saturday, 21 March 2020. Father John Hammond served and acted as cantor. Joan Watson, the director of faith formation was the reader. Angie Bosio ran the video production. Because all public Masses have been suspended the bishop and many parishes are posting Masses to the internet.

Diocese closes offices at Catholic Pastoral Center

Because all public Masses have been suspended in the Diocese of Nashville to combat the spread of COVID-19, Bishop J. Mark Spalding and priests in many parishes provided video of…

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COVID-19 can’t stop Ladies of Charity from helping those in need
The Ladies of Charity of Nashville filled more than 700 Christmas food baskets to distribute to the needy during the holiday season. Mary Peeke, left, of St. Henry Church and a member of the staff at Ladies of Charity, and Judy Bontrager of St. Joseph Church, fill one of the Christmas boxes.

COVID-19 can’t stop Ladies of Charity from helping those in need

By Kristina Shaw Volunteers with the Ladies of Charity of Nashville offer food, financial and clothing assistance to Nashvillians in need, year-round. Due to precautions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

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EDITORIAL: In the face of a pandemic, leave no one behind
A homeless person is treated by a Red A homeless person is treated by a Red Cross worker during the COVID-19 outbreak in Rome March 17, 2020. During his March 18 morning Mass, Pope Francis asked people to pray for all victims of COVID-19, including the health care workers who sacrificed their lives caring for others. (CNS photo/Guglielmo Mangiapane, Reuters) See POPE-MASS-CLOSENESS March 18, 2020.

EDITORIAL: In the face of a pandemic, leave no one behind

A homeless person is treated by a Red Cross worker during the COVID-19 outbreak in Rome March 17, 2020. During his March 18 morning Mass, Pope Francis asked people to…

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