Parishes Adapting
In the Rockford Diocese, parishes are trying new ways to help the faithful while Illinois “Stays at Home.”
By Pat Szpekowski and Louise Brass, Observer Correspondents
April 2, 2020
DIOCESE—With the COVID-19 crisis impacting the faithful throughout the diocese, parish staff members and ministries are taking steps — sometimes in most unfamiliar and now, new ways such as Facebook pages and websites — to both care for and communicate with their parishioners and others.
“We created a new ministry called Parish Family Helping Families,” said 
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