By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — In-person Masses at the churches of St. Joseph the Worker parish are temporarily suspended after a member of the clergy team tested positive for coronavirus.READ MORE: Shortage Of Truck Drivers A Leading Cause Behind Supply Chain Issues
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announced Friday that the clergy member last participated in a Mass on Nov. 19.READ MORE: Eradicate Hate Global Summit To Kick Off In Pittsburgh On Monday
“His symptoms are mild, but I ask our parishioners to pray for him, his full recovery, and all who are afflicted during this pandemic,” said Father Frank Almade, pastor, in a release.
Live-streamed Masses will be offered until the churches reopen on Dec. 5.MORE NEWS: Deadline Day To Register To Vote In Pennsylvania For Upcoming Election
St. Joseph the Worker is a parish representing the merger of eight churches in East Pittsburgh neighborhoods.