Baton Rouge Catholics officially return to mass

in Church

BATON ROUGE – A little more than one year ago, catholic churches were closed for Sunday mass to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Sunday morning, the Bishop officially welcomed back parishioners as he brought back the obligation to attend mass in person.

“It’s time for people to come back to church,” said Bishop Michael Duca.

Before, many stayed at home and watched mass on TV to stay away from large crowds.

“You’ve probably set up a routine already and you got used to a different routine, well break that routine. Coming to church is important to our faith,” said Bishop Duca.

Masks are also not required to be worn for those who are vaccinated.

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