Coronavirus fears not stopping Catholics from observing Ash Wednesday mass online

A couple and their friend listening to a pre-recorded mass on television inside their home in Singapore on Feb 23, 2020.
A couple and their friend listening to a pre-recorded mass on television inside their home in Singapore on Feb 23, 2020.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - Public masses have been suspended across the more than 30 Catholic churches in Singapore, but it has not stopped Catholics here from observing Ash Wednesday.

They commemorated the day on Wednesday (Feb 26) by attending special online masses, with some marking their forehead with ash to observe the occasion.

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