Father Brancich was ill this past weekend and was advised by his doctor to have a test for COVID-19. That test came back negative.
Bishop Libasci has advised that State of New Hampshire quarantine protocols related to this incident must be followed. Therefore,
- Father Brancich remains in quarantine working remotely until Monday, April 27
- Father van Zee remains in quarantine and working in the rectory until Monday, May 4
- Father Liebert returns to the parish on Thursday, April 23. Because he has been away from the parish since Easter, he will not be quarantined but will reside away from the parish and commute until Father van Zee's quarantine ends Monday. May 4.
- Because of Father van Zee's quarantine, the rectory and parish office will be closed to the public until Monday, May 4. The parish secretary and bookkeeper will be working remotely and will be available by telephone and email during regular business hours.
- The Church is being professionally disinfected on Wednesday, April 22. No known cases of COVID-19 have been present in the Church or rectory and the disinfection is a precautionary measure requested by the Bishop. The Church remains available for prayer and parishioners may enter using their personal door codes.