Archdiocese of New Orleans cancels all masses and St. Joseph altars

Archdiocese of New Orleans cancels all masses and St. Joseph altars
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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Archbishop Gregory Aymond has announced that all masses and St. Joseph Altars will be canceled as concerns about the spread of COVID-19 grows.

The archdiocese stated that all confessions, Stations of the Cross and all other prayer gatherings will be canceled effective immediately.

All St. Joseph Altars that have not already been canceled will be canceled.

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