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From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Milestone ceremonies provide an alternative for children not making their communion Opinion

Opinion: Milestone ceremonies provide an alternative for children not making their communion

A humanist alternative to the First Holy Communion means that non-Catholic kids don’t miss out on having a special day, writes Tony O’Donohoe.

From TheJournal.ie Inquest hears mother of one died due to salmonella after First Communion function Salmonella

Inquest hears mother of one died due to salmonella after First Communion function

After the incident the HSE said it became aware of more than 50 people who became ill.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoner refused compassionate bail to go to his son's First Communion Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Traveller says she was refused entry into First Communion mass because of her clothes Ennistymon

Traveller says she was refused entry into First Communion mass because of her clothes

The Parish of Ennistymon says it ‘has a dress-code for participants in liturgical celebrations’.

From TheJournal.ie First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers Prime Numbers

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers

Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?

14 things you'll see at an Irish first communion

From cocktail sausages to a good rosette.

From The42 Youngster donates First Communion cash to injured Irish rugby players Legend
From TheJournal.ie Archdiocese of Dublin proposes radical shake-up of First Communion ceremonies First Communion

Archdiocese of Dublin proposes radical shake-up of First Communion ceremonies

The new policy document is geared at making the First Communion a more parish-oriented – and cheaper – event.

From TheJournal.ie Average cost of first communions this year: €744 Expense

Average cost of first communions this year: €744

The amount of money collected by children making their first communion has dropped from €468 to €432.

From TheJournal.ie Priest who 'inadvertently' showed porn images to parents requests leave of absence Priest

Priest who 'inadvertently' showed porn images to parents requests leave of absence

Fr Martin McVeigh has requested a leave of absence after inappropriate images were shown to parents of a First Communion class.

From TheJournal.ie Archdiocese investigating report of 'inappropriate imagery' shown at primary school Investigation

Archdiocese investigating report of 'inappropriate imagery' shown at primary school

A parish priest “inadvertently” displayed explicit images at the beginning of a PowerPoint presentation in a parents’ meeting.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie First Communion worth almost €58 million to economy - survey First Communion

First Communion worth almost €58 million to economy - survey

Parents spent an average of €1,000 per child on children celebrating their First Holy Communion since April.