Marshalltown parish holds reopening Mass outdoors, plans to continue practice

MARSHALLTOWN — As the state continues to reopen, many are changing the way they operate to protect against the coronavirus. Among these are Marshalltown churches, who are working hard to keep their congregations safe.

St. Francis of Assisi Parish is swapping pews for lawn chairs with their new plan for services. The parish began holding outdoor Mass on May 31 in the field by St. Henry Church.

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