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August 27, 2011 - Statement of the Archdiocese Regarding Hurricane Irene

August 27, 2011 - Statement of the Archdiocese Regarding Hurricane Irene
 
“The obligation to attend Sunday Mass must be understood in light of health or safety concerns.  Please use good  judgment regarding attending Sunday Mass this weekend.  Catholics are encouraged to stay informed and to comply with local and state officials and emergency personnel regarding any restrictions.  The Archdiocese urges caution and for all residents in the Commonwealth to be careful.”
 
This past Wednesday,  the Archdiocese advised parishes with recommendations and guidelines provided by the Office of Risk Management in the Hurricane Preparedness Guide. This resource can be found via the following link:  http://www.rcabrisk.org/hurricane-prep.html.