Catholic Diocese of Owensboro shares plans to reopen

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – The Catholic Diocese of Owensboro released guidance Friday of when they plan to reopen parishes.

Following the guidance of the governor’s office, Bishop William Medley says parishes can reopen beginning May 20th. Bishop Medley says he expects most churches to return to in-person services the following weekend.

Opening will come with stipulations such as churches can only gather at 33 percent capacity, with roped off pews to enforcing social distancing guidelines. Everyone is asked to wear face masks and those who can’t are asked to worship from home. Anyone feeling sick is asked to remain at home.

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