Skip to comments.Mask Mandate Returns to City’s Catholic Schools [Philadelphia]
Posted on 04/17/2022 6:27:19 PM PDT by marshmallow
Catholic schools and parishes in the City of Philadelphia are preparing for a new mask mandate due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases.
First implemented in March 2020 as a safety response to the deadly virus that swept across the world, the requirement to wear masks at schools in the city only became optional on March 9 of this year.
After the city announced the mandatory return of masks for all indoor public spaces on Monday, April 11, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia responded with guidelines this week.
Masks will be required for students of all archdiocesan high schools as well as elementary schools and schools of special education located in Philadelphia when classes resume after the Easter break on Tuesday, April 19, according to a letter dated April 13 by leadership of the Catholic schools.
It was signed by Irene Horstmann Hannan of Faith in the Future Foundation; Nancy Kurtz, interim superintendent for secondary Schools; and Andrew McLaughlin, secretary for Elementary Education.
They expressed gratitude to school families, faculty and staff for working to make schools safe “during some of the most challenging circumstances we have seen in generations.”
“It is our hope that the city will rescind this requirement as soon as possible,” they wrote.
Existing COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing, increased ventilation and enhanced cleaning will also remain in effect in the schools.
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It’s not stupidity.
And the Catholic Church is awash in it.
I was fortunate to have attended Catholic schools when they were actually Catholic. Great education which stood me well - and made college a cake walk. I’m very afraid that Catholic Schools will start a dive to the very deep depth of publik skoolz (you know, those asylums run by folks with eddikashun degreze).
Masks have near zero efficacy, so naturally they’re returning to them. It’s a security blanket.
The modern Catholic Church is addicted to the State. That’s the source of the evil. They have forgotten Our Lord and have no king but Caesar.
And this goes for all of our “Christian” churches, and most Jewish congregations as well.
EVERYTHING about “COVID” is a LIE.
Stop being distracted by the “masks work”/“masks don’t work” and “vaccines work”/“vaccines don’t work“ arguments. NONE of it is justifiable, regardless of whether those things “work” or not.
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