An important message from Fr. Linsky

Dear Parishioners and Friends of Saint Peter's: I write to share the unfortunate news that I just received a positive test result for COVID-19. A few moments ago I spoke with my physician and have every hope mine will be a mild case but it will take a few more days to have that certainty. As he indicated, I could have been exposed at any time over the past week although I have no knowledge of having been around anyone who was positive. That being said, I did celebrate weekend Masses on Saturday evening in Spanish and on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. as well as on Monday. Given the distance from the altar and the very brief contact during the distribution of Communion before which I sanitized my hands and wore a face mask, I have every hope that I will not have brought any person participating in these services into possible contagion. Our guidelines suggest that one must spend at least fifteen minutes within six feet of a person who has symptoms of COVID-19 for them to be at risk which would rule o