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ASK FATHER: Religious Ed teacher controls First Communion

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
At our parish the head of the RE [Religious Education] is adamant that no child is allowed sacramental prep without having come to RE for a minimum of one year with good attendance. We home school and our … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can priest forbid 1st Communion at a TLM at another parish? Wherein Fr. Z calls for “remedial everything”.

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There’s a family who attends and is members at an Ordinary Form parish, who would like their child to do first communion in the Extraordinary Form. The EF is held monthly at a different parish. The pastor at … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: First Communion without First Confession?

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My daughter called me on the phone and asked me if the First Confession before First Communion is an option. She came home from a meeting attended by parents for first communicants, They were told if the parents … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Going to another diocese of First Communion and Confirmation

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My wife and I live in the Diocese of ___ and are devotees of the Extraordinary Form of the Holy Mass. Unfortunately, there are no viable EF Masses available in the Diocese on a regular basis, so we are … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: 1st Communion denied child with cerebral palsy

Remember, if it is Easter, it is time for news stories that make the Church look bad.
I was alerted to this by a reader and it brings up a good question:
Please note this short hit piece dished out at Easter … Continue reading

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