Relevant Guides for COVID-19 Preparedness

Statements from Bishop Kettler

Spiritual Resources/Prayers

  1. Resources from Catholic Education Ministries for faith formation with children
    http://familytogether.stcdio.org
  2. To view the diocesan-produced TV Mass online, or find the channel numbers vary based on location and type of TV service (cable, satellite, antenna), visit: www.stcdio.org/tvmass
  3. Livestream of daily Mass at St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville
    https://saintjohnsabbey.org/live
  4. Livestream of Pope Francis’ Masses
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxIsefyl9g9A5SGWA4FvGIA/videos
  5. Steps for Spiritual Communion (PDF)
  6. Resources in Spanish/Misas es Español y otros servicios.
    https://www.ewtn.com/espanol/index.asp
  7. Centro San Benito of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville – Recursos en español
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/CentroSanBenitoMN
  8. Sadlier Religion resources – En español
    https://bit.ly/2JceBp3

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud’s response to pandemic

https://www.ccstcloud.org/program-status

How to prevent the spread of the virus

  1. Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
  2. Use hand sanitizer.
  3. Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue.
  4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  5. Stay home if you are ill.

Medical/Caregiver Resources

  1. Materials and resources for COVID-19 response
    https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/materials/index.html
  2. Minnesota Department of Health coronavirus page
    https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention coronavirus page
    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
  4. Catholic Health Association coronavirus resources
    https://www.chausa.org/newsroom/coronavirus-resources
  5. Taking care of your mental health in the face of uncertainty
    http://thecentralminnesotacatholic.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty
  6. Assumption Community Faith in Action – Caregiver services
    http://www.assumptioncommunityfaithinaction.com/services/caregiver
  7. Central MN Council on Aging resources on grocery/RX delivery and telephone reassurance throughout the region
    Grocery/Meals/RX delivery service (PDF)
    Reassurance guide (PDF) – support and phone visits to elderly