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#HOLY COMMUNION

# holy-communion - Monday 24 June, 2019

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion?

Jun 24th 2019, 10:32 AM 40,778 Views 102 Comments

A quarter of children surveyed received more than €800.

# holy-communion - Friday 27 July, 2018

4,000 Eucharistic ministers who are 'steady on their feet' needed for Pope's Mass
# HOLY COMMUNION
# HOLY COMMUNION

4,000 Eucharistic ministers who are 'steady on their feet' needed for Pope's Mass

Jul 27th 2018, 6:05 AM 19,900 Views 56 Comments

Pope Francis is set to celebrate Mass at the Phoenix Park next month.

# holy-communion - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

How much do children get on their Communion day and how much do parents spend?
# Communion Money
# Communion Money

How much do children get on their Communion day and how much do parents spend?

Jun 12th 2018, 6:12 AM 27,823 Views 46 Comments

It’s an expensive day all around, but how expensive are we talking?

# holy-communion - Monday 26 June, 2017

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion?

Jun 26th 2017, 12:45 PM 46,402 Views 72 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# holy-communion - Monday 20 June, 2016

Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500
# Big Spenders
# Big Spenders

Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500

Jun 20th 2016, 8:15 AM 15,264 Views 99 Comments

Some children are making more than €800.

# holy-communion - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

This 'non-First Holy Communion' card from an Irish granny is just wonderful
# (god) Bless You
From The Daily Edge
# (god) Bless You

This 'non-First Holy Communion' card from an Irish granny is just wonderful

May 31st 2016, 11:34 AM 11,650 Views 5 Comments

“We hope you both had a great day celebrating not getting your Communion.”

# holy-communion - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Prisoner refused compassionate bail to go to his son's First Communion
# Courts
# Courts

Prisoner refused compassionate bail to go to his son's First Communion

May 28th 2016, 7:30 AM 25,283 Views 80 Comments

The young man has 101 previous convictions but says he is now drug-free and won’t abuse trust.

# holy-communion - Saturday 2 May, 2015

15 signs you're at an Irish First Communion
# I Have Received
From The Daily Edge
# I Have Received

15 signs you're at an Irish First Communion

May 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 10,251 Views 2 Comments

Two words: bouncy castle.

# holy-communion - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Church hands out fancy pre-packaged Holy Communion
# Well Holy God
From The Daily Edge
# Well Holy God

Church hands out fancy pre-packaged Holy Communion

Sep 6th 2014, 12:46 PM 7,802 Views 7 Comments

Praying on the go.

# holy-communion - Thursday 12 June, 2014

NOW the recession is officially over: families are spending more on First Communions
# In THe Money
# In THe Money

NOW the recession is officially over: families are spending more on First Communions

Jun 12th 2014, 3:45 PM 8,943 Views 64 Comments

The average family spent €764, up €32 on last year. Beating the pants off the rest of the economy, according to sleuthing by TheJournal.ie…

# holy-communion - Monday 14 October, 2013

FG TD who was told not to help with communion insists he's 'very much pro-life'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

FG TD who was told not to help with communion insists he's 'very much pro-life'

Oct 14th 2013, 11:29 AM 8,613 Views 110 Comments

Derek Keating has been told not to fulfil his duties as a minister of the Eucharist at St Mary’s Parish in Lucan in the wake of his support for the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill last July.

# holy-communion - Monday 9 September, 2013

TDs who feel discouraged from seeking Communion 'should speak to their priest'
# Abortion
# Abortion

TDs who feel discouraged from seeking Communion 'should speak to their priest'

Sep 9th 2013, 11:38 AM 10,034 Views 117 Comments

A spokesperson for the Catholic Church was responding to a report at the weekend that TDs were being warned off seeking Communion by their priests.

# holy-communion - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Blessed Sacrament stolen from Kildare church
# Theft
# Theft

Blessed Sacrament stolen from Kildare church

Mar 31st 2013, 6:42 PM 18,652 Views 131 Comments

The priest in Sallins said the theft brought darkness to a place of worship.

# holy-communion - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Average welfare payments for religious ceremonies halved in 2012
# HOLY COMMUNION
# HOLY COMMUNION

Average welfare payments for religious ceremonies halved in 2012

Mar 6th 2013, 4:22 PM 11,406 Views 101 Comments

Joan Burton reveals that the average welfare payment for religious ceremony clothing went from €245 to €120.

# holy-communion - Monday 3 December, 2012

Bishops claim Mario Rosenstock sketch is "grossly offensive"
# Complaint
# Complaint

Bishops claim Mario Rosenstock sketch is "grossly offensive"

Dec 3rd 2012, 5:14 PM 22,292 Views 182 Comments

The Catholic Communications Office said that a recent sketch “is grossly offensive to all Catholics” as it shows a man spitting into a bucket before receiving Holy Communion.

# holy-communion - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Column: I don’t want my son to make his Communion, but I’m worried
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I don’t want my son to make his Communion, but I’m worried

Oct 3rd 2012, 7:00 AM 8,514 Views 275 Comments

Communion takes up too much school time says Emma Gilmore, but by opting out she fears her son may be ostracised.