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With Churches Closed, Cardinal Blase Cupich Will Livestream Easter Mass From Holy Name Cathedral

Catholic Churches across Chicago will remain closed until further notice, a spokesman said.

Cardinal Blase Cupich, head of the Archdiocese of Chicago
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CHICAGO — As churches stay closed for the foreseeable future, the Archdiocese of Chicago said it will livestream Cardinal Blase Cupich’s Easter Sunday Mass from Holy Name Cathedral as well as other services.

Archdiocesan spokesman Al Castillo said the local Catholic church will provide livestreams of services.

Recent masses in English and Spanish are already posted on the Archdiocese of Chicago website here.

Earlier this month, the archdiocese announced the suspension of mass as well as the temporary closing of archdiocesan schools.

Last week, officials announced no public celebrations would be held at parishes or on the streets for Holy Week, including Live Stations of the Cross. The event coordinator confirmed this year’s 43rd annual event held in Pilsen had been canceled. 

In the announcement, officials urged parishioners to adhere to CDC guidelines and allow no more than 10 people to gather together inside or outside the church, as well as practicing social distancing. 

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