Temporary cancellation of public masses in the Catholic Diocese of Biloxi

Bishop Louis F. Kihneman III today announced that starting Wednesday, March 18, all daily and Sunday public Masses in the Diocese of Biloxi will be temporarily cancelled. However, churches will remain open with limited hours for parishioners and others who wish to pray and seek spiritual assistance.

All Catholics in the Diocese of Biloxi are dispensed from the obligation of attending Mass. A decision on when Masses will resume will be made in coordination with state and local public authorities.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral will livestream daily Mass Monday through Saturday at 8 a.m. and on Sunday at 11 a.m. To view these Masses, visit the Diocese of Biloxi’s YouTube Page. You can also view Mass from St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans Monday-Friday at 12:05 p.m.by visiting www.thedailymass.com

Ministries of the diocese will continue to function, albeit in a virtual setting. We will post additional information in the days and weeks ahead on our diocesan website: www.biloxidiocese.org

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