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Watch out, Coronavirus! Jesuit parish introduces “Ministers of Hand Sanitizer”
Distributing “Communion” in hazmat gear: “Fr.” Phil Hurley, S.J. (photo: Hanna Wondmagegn)
The Prophetic Church of the Second Vatican Council just never runs out of gifts, movements, or ministries. The latest one is the “ministry of hand sanitizer” introduced at a Jesuit-run parish in Raleigh, North Carolina.
This past Friday, the Twitter account of the U.S. Eastern Province of the “Society of Jesus” drew attention to it, publishing the following tweet:
North Carolina’s "Media Hub" focused on how St. Raphael Church in Raleigh has adapted to the pandemic.