Several church parishes in the Archdiocese of New Orleans get creative during citywide restrictions to promote social distancing and help slow the spread of COVID-19.
State and city regulations reducing the number of people allowed to gather forced Archbishop Gregory Aymond to cancel all masses and other parish activities.
Now, several parishes are using technology for virtual celebrations of mass. Local priests are being creative to help faith communities keep the faith and bring services to their homes through live streams and social media platforms like Facebook.
The Archdiocese of New Orleans lists virtual Mass and prayer opportunities established by local priests and parishes. For updates to the list, visit the Archdiocese of New Orleans website or Facebook for more opportunities in real time.
St. Louis Cathedral – live stream of Mass at 12:05 Monday through Friday and 11 am on Sunday.
Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos – facebook live with English and Sign Language Mass every Saturday at 4:00 pm and Spanish Mass on Sundays at 11:30 am.
Blessed Trinity (New Orleans) – Adoration (Wednesday 5-7 p.m.), Stations of the Cross (Fridays), Mass (Sundays 10 a.m.) will all be on Facebook and YouTube
Most Holy Trinity (Covington) – Daily Mass via Facebook live at 4 pm
Notre Dame Seminary – daily at 11:45 am; evening prayers will also be live streamed via Facebook live.
Our Lady of the Lake (Mandeville) – daily at 8 am.
Our Lady of the Rosary (New Orleans) – daily at 9 am via Facebook live.
St. Benilde – Daily mass Monday to Friday at 9 am; Weekend mass Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 10 a.m.; Evening Holy Hour from 7-8pm with Evening Prayer at 7:15pm and Rosary at 7:40pm, Monday through Friday
St. Catherine of Siena – daily reflections from Fr. Tim Hedrick and Fr. Andrew Gutierrez via Facebook.
St. Dominic Catholic Church– Daily Masses 8:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., Sunday Masses 4 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday
St. Joan of Arc LaPlace– Daily Mass via Facebook live at 8 am.
St. Rita (New Orleans) – Daily Mass at 7:30 am and Sunday Mass at 10:30 am via Facebook live
St. Peter Claver – Broadcasting Sunday mass at 10 a.m. on Facebook and Instagram
St. Joseph the Worker – Sunday mass live-streamed via Facebook at 10 a.m.
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