As Archdiocese working on reopening plan for Catholic schools, it will review Montgomery County directive ordering closure of private schools’ in-person learning

After the Montgomery County health officer issued a July 31 directive that private, parochial, and schools affiliated with religious institutions in the county must remain closed to in-person instruction though at least Oct. 1, 2020, Archdiocese of Washington officials announced Aug. 1 that they will review the order and “decide how best to proceed for students and the entire community.”

“The Archdiocese of Washington continues to have the health and well-being of our students, faculty, and parents uppermost in mind and heart as we make our decisions regarding the reopening of our Catholic schools,” Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory said Aug. 1. “We will continue to strive to be both good citizens as well as to be faithful to our religious principles, pastoral mission and our obligations to our families.”

Read the full article from the Catholic Standard HERE.