SPRINGFIELD — Nearly 30 parishes across the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois are now offering live online streaming of their weekend Masses. Many of those parishes are also streaming their daily Mass.
Those parishes are located in Springfield, Quincy, Jacksonville, Mt. Sterling, Beardstown, Decatur, Effingham, Alton, Jerseyville, Maryville, Wood River, Villa Grove, Hume, Troy, Mt. Zion, Bethany, Highland, Marshall, among others.
Catholics can visit the diocese’s website dio.org/masslivestreams for the complete list, Mass times, and links to each online Mass. More parishes are expected to be added over the coming days.
Since March 18, all Masses in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois have been closed to the public in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Priests have been offering private Masses with their personal Mass intentions being offered “for the people.”
The Diocese of Springfield in Illinois encompasses 28 counties in Central Illinois. To see a map, visit www.dio.org/deaneries.
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