The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued updated guidance regarding the use of masks for protection against the spread of COVID-19.  Specifically, to maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, the CDC is recommending that individuals wear a mask indoors in public if they are in an area of substantial or high transmission.

For liturgies and activities at parishes in the Diocese of Tyler, pastors and parishioners should be aware of this guidance and apply it to their individual, family, and community circumstances as appropriate in order to keep everyone safe and healthy.

The transmission status in each country can be found here: