"Even in this extraordinary and challenging moment, we give thanks for what Jesus Christ has done for us by his life, death, and resurrection."

Today, Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, and El Dorado County public school districts announced that they will close their campuses through the end of the school year; similar announcements may follow by other school districts.
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We are prepared to continue to educate your students through Distance Learning, and we are also prepared to be back in school as soon as possible.
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Bishop Jaime Soto invites the faithful of the Diocese of Sacramento join him via livestream during Holy Week.

An update to the Distance Learning announcement of Friday, March 27.
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"Remember: Lent is not suspended. Holy Week, the Paschal Triduum, and Easter will come."
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The Apostolic Penitentiary of the Holy See has published a note reminding both clergy and the Faithful of the salutary option of making an act of perfect contrition.
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"It was a moving and emotional moment, and I urge my fellow Catholics, and every person of good will, to read and reread Pope Francis' beautiful meditation."
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Pope Francis meditated on the calming of the storm from the Gospel of Mark during the prayer service over which he presided on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica.
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The counties have all cited the interests of public health as the motivating factor behind their extension of school closures.
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