As the holidays have started, we had a small congregation on Sunday who distanced themselves, cast off their masks and sung their hearts out.
I have long been sceptical about the benefits of mask wearing. It often seems that you can tell when big fibs are told because the argument changes over time - first we were told (correctly) that they make little difference, then we were told that they were worth wearing, then we were told they only work if everyone wears them so everyone had to, and then we were told we wear them to protect others. The science is well summarised here:
They will catch the big bits from coughs and sneezes, but if you are coughing and sneezing, stay home.