Pastoral Direction

Bishop Marty Issues New Pastoral Direction to the churches of West Missouri

One-minute read. This Pastoral Direction is published in the interest of public health and supersedes all earlier pastoral directions. All congregations and parishes should abide by this Pastoral Direction for the foreseeable future. It will be lifted as soon as possible.

Additions to the Pastoral Direction on the Diocesan COVID-19 Response

Three-minute read. Updates and clarifications to the March 16 pastoral directions. Bishop Marty’s response to request for further information and guidance following the publication his pastoral directions on March 16. Note: this Direction has been superseded.

Cancellation of Church Gatherings

One-minute read. Bishop Marty issues a pastoral direction ceasing in-person gatherings and meetings from Wednesday March 18th until further notice. Note: this Direction has been superseded.

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