We trust God, but we also don’t test God saying “if you are truly God, then I won’t get sick.” We need to use our gift of intellect to respond to this virus and help stop the spread of this disease.
The Eucharist is holy, but that doesn’t stop the virus from spreading from the person distributing to the person receiving communion or vise-versa.
This is all uncharted territory for everyone, so we are responding as the situation develops. The bishop and the clergy are in regular communication to come up with creative ways to continue ministering while helping control the spread of the virus.
With modern technology and understanding of virus spread, the government measures are justified to help protect the medical facilities, etc.
The martyrs were attacked by an outside force that was specifically against the Christian people, this virus can affect many people and we have to be part of the solution to help stop the spread of the virus.
We should try to cooperate with the local government as much as we can, "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's..." -Matthew 22:21
Anointing of the sick is still available for those who need it, please call your local parishes for information.
The bishop has dispensed everyone from their Sunday obligation of Mass. It is a pious act to watch the Masses online and receive a spiritual communion, but it is not required.
No. Confession can only be done in person.
Yes, all our parishes are being properly disinfected and cleaned following every Mass.
You can still donate to your parish online, safely and securely, at chaldeanchurch.org/give.