Hello everyone, I was wondering if I might ask of you some of your opinions in regard to this matter. I have a couple nieces and nephews who have children that were set to receive their first communion this past May and a baptism also that were cancelled due to covid. Now with things starting to open back up, our local parish is planning a limited first communion were only immediate family can attend. There are some who do not want their children to partake in it for a couple of reasons. First because they said the priest will not wear a mask during the Mass and consecration secondly because they want grandparents and such to be in attendance. I am not a very smart person when it comes to liturgical laws. Can a priest wear a mask during mass? especially during the consecration? They told me that our priest will not wear a mask, and they worrying about him speaking over the bread and wine. My family members are saying they will put off the sacraments of their children for a year or two until there is a safer environment. I was very upset and could not hold my tongue as I felt moved by the Holy Spirit to raise an objection. I had to express my thought that denying their child the graces from their first communion was very troubling. I said that you do not know what dire straights the world could be in in a month, six months or even a year from now. My family can be very secular in their views at times and can only see the corporal risks and not the spiritual. My opinion was met very strongly with a negative response. I have also had a family member not baptize their child in the Church for fear of covid and they did it themselves at home. I realize that it is possible to do this. Not sure what to say about this. Has anyone else had to deal with this and had a good solution?? I would appreciate any feedback.