COVID-19 resources

We are in the midst of a global pandemic as COVID-19 continues to spread. During this time, our "normal" work lives, social lives, and spiritual lives have been disrupted as offices remain closed, public gatherings are restricted, and some Masses are suspended.

But do not fret—there is light through the darkness. We have created this page to serve as a resource to keep you updated about COVID-19 information, including the guidelines set by each Missouri diocese and information from state and federal sources.

We encourage you to return here to find information on what you can do to help stop the spread of COVID-19, how to get vaccinated, and how to keep yourself and your family healthy.

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State, Federal, & Global Health Resources


The following health organizations have resource pages dedicated to COVID-19 coverage and data.

As the Delta and Omicron variants of the COVID-19 virus continue to make headway in Missouri, the MCC wants to let you know that the Missouri Department of Health is offering free at-home testing kits, as well as free testing at local community testing sites. The location of these sites and directions on how to obtain home tests can be found here.

Diocesan News & Statements

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all four Missouri bishops, along with many of their brother bishops from around the globe, have suspended or given a dispensation from Mass and other public events. 

As some pause from in-person community gathering, we turn to new ways of spiritual congregation. While some cannot attend Mass at our local parishes during this time, thanks to modern technology, you can hear Bishop Barron's weekly homilies through his podcast, Bishop Barron's Sermons, where you'll find over ten years worth of homilies, with new ones added each week (you can also listen on his website).
To keep up with what your diocese has announced regarding Masses and gatherings, please visit your Missouri diocesan website.


For pastors and parish staff: A helpful tutorial on how to use Facebook to livestream Mass


Catholic Charities COVID-19 resources



USCCB Response to COVID-19