LEXINGTON — Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., will celebrate Sunday Masses broadcast via Facebook Live beginning this Sunday, March 22, at 11 a.m. (in English) and 12 noon (in Spanish). The Masses will be accessible via the Facebook page of Lexington’s Cathedral of Christ the King: www.facebook.com/pg/ctklexky/
“As we seek to protect our community, especially the most vulnerable, from the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholics have suffered an almost unprecedented loss of access to the Sacraments and to gathering together,” Bishop Stowe said. “My hope is that by utilizing this platform, our people can experience the grace of praying as one, for one another and for our world during this difficult time.”
The Catholic Diocese of Lexington suspended all public Masses on March 16. All religious education classes in the diocese are also canceled, and Catholic schools have followed public schools in their statewide closure. The diocese covers 50 counties in central and eastern Kentucky, serves some 40,000 Catholics and has 58 parishes and missions and 15 schools.
For more information on the diocese’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit: www.cdlex.org/diocese-of-