Tag Archives: 1st Communion

ASK FATHER: 1st Communion at another parish because grandparents can’t travel

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I am hoping for your wisdom and guidance here. My daughter is preparing for 1st communion (May 2018) at our home parish. However, my parents, living in another state, are not in good enough health to attend the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Communion in the hand being forced for daughter’s 1st Communion

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Before it didn’t seem like it would be an issue but eldest daughter (9yo in 3rd grade at this school though most of the archdiocese does it in 2nd), is basically going to be forced to have communion in … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How to explain the Eucharist to a 3 year old?

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Father, My son is three years old. I’m looking for a very simple way to explain the Eucharist to him. I have been pointing out the host to him and saying, “See that’s Jesus that Father is holding.”, … Continue reading

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