COVID-19 updates

Diocese of Orange Statements Regarding COVID-19

Some indoor Masses resume – February 8, 2021 https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/some-indoor-masses-resume/

Diocese of Orange Bishops’ Statement: Vaccinate to protect health of yourself and your community (English and Spanish) – January 28, 2021
https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/diocese-of-orange-bishops-statement-vaccinate-to-protect-health-of-yourself-and-your-community/

Dispensation from Sunday Mass – FAQ  https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/dispensation-from-sunday-mass-faqs/

Diocese of Orange responds to statewide closure of indoor activity in houses of worship – July 13, 2020 https://rcbo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Statement-from-the-Diocese-of-Orange.pdf

Diocese of Orange closes churches, expands list of churches livestreaming masses – March 20, 2020 https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/churches-closed-orange-county-diocese-expands-list-of-catholic-churches-livestreaming-masses-daily-and-on-sundays/

Diocese of Orange Masses Suspended, But Doors Remain Open for Individual Visitation – March 17, 2020 https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/coronavirus-update-march-17-2020/

Importante actualización de COVID-19 – March 17, 2020 https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/importante-actualizacion-de-covid-19-march-17-2020/

Updated Statement – Coronavirus (COVID-19) – March 14, 2020 https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/coronavirus-update-march-14-2020/

Updated Statement – Coronavirus (COVID-19) – March 12, 2020 https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/updated-statement-coronavirus-covid-19-march-12-2020/

Public Information and Education — COVID-19

What to do to stay safe: Information from the CDC, the OC Health Care Agency and more.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/

CDC Fact Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

CDC Page on Preventing COVID-19 in communities: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/

The California Department of Public Health: cdph.ca.gov/covid19

OC Health Care Agency: https://www.ochealthinfo.com/

OC Health Care Agency info about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): https://www.ochealthinfo.com/phs/about/epidasmt/epi/dip/prevention/novel_coronavirus

Diocese of Orange Catholic Schools Updates: https://occatholicschools.org/updates/

Orange County Department of Education Updates: https://newsroom.ocde.us/coronavirus-update/

Pastoral care in response to COVID-19

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/

CDC Fact Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

CDC Page on preventing COVID-19 in communities: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/

OC Health Care Agency: https://www.ochealthinfo.com/

Diocese of Orange Catholic Schools Updates https://occatholicschools.org/updates/

Orange County Department of Education Updates: https://newsroom.ocde.us/coronavirus-update/

Marriage and family resources

Mental Health https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/behavioral-health/

Grief https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/bereavement-grief-support/

Divorced/Separated Ministry https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/divorced-separated-widowed/

Marriage Preparation https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/marriage-preparation/

Marriage Enrichment  https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/marriage-enrichment-resources/

Prayer and livestreaming of Masses for the homebound during COVID-19 Crisis

Bishop Vann announced that all Catholics in Orange County who are ill, concerned about becoming ill, or wish to stay away from large crowds will be dispensed from their obligation to attend Mass. https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/mass-for-the-homebound/

Mass for the Catholic deaf and hearing impaired who use American Sign Language. https://occatholicdeaf.org/

Other ways to celebrate the Mass, as well as prayers during this time. https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/prayer-and-mass-for-the-homebound-covid-19/

OC Catholic: Pastoral Reflections on COVID-19

Bishop Vann’s March 15, 2020 Homily, delivered from Christ Cathedral, Garden Grove, CA. https://occatholic.com/bishop-kevin-vann-march-15-homily-from-christ-cathedral/

Fr. Martin Vu’s Homily, delivered from Santiago de Compostela Church in Lake Forest, CA. https://occatholic.com/how-do-catholics-respond-to-the-coronavirus/

Diocese of Orange Catholic Schools response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Update from Superintendent of Catholic Schools Dr. Erin Barisano – March 13, 2020 https://occatholicschools.org/updates/

Resources for parents and students at home https://rcbo.org/covid-19-updates/resources-for-parents-and-students-at-home-covid-19/

Orange County Department of Education information https://ocde.us/Pages/COVID-19.aspx

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