Coronavirus: Quiet Sunday at some churches as worship services go online

A notice at the Church of St Alphonsus in Novena informing the public that all masses have been suspended, on Feb 16, 2020.
A notice at the Church of St Alphonsus in Novena informing the public that all masses have been suspended, on Feb 16, 2020.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - It was an unusually quiet Sunday morning (Feb 16) at the Church of St Alphonsus or Novena Church as it is more popularly known.

Fewer than 30 people were at the public areas at 9am when The Straits Times visited one of Singapore's most iconic Catholic churches, which has a seating capacity of 1,500 and normally holds four sessions of mass or worship services on Sunday.

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