The veracity and transmissibility of COVID-19 vary depending on several key factors including the environment, duration in the environment, number of people, and ability to safely distance. Most P.O.W. leaders are sort of loosely following the general guidance provided by government agencies but not understanding how the underlying data can shape the decisions that deal with reopening. While there are many things about the novel coronavirus that we do not know, that is no excuse to ignore or not seek to understand what we do know. Frankly, the stakes are too high not to press for every piece of available information to ensure all parishioners are as safe as possible.