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#First Holy Communion

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

A quarter of children surveyed received more than €800.

From TheJournal.ie Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion First Holy Communion

Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion

A quarter of children make over €800 on their Communion day.

From TheJournal.ie Priest reverses controversial 'any Sunday in May or June' Communion plan after backlash Parental Pressure

Priest reverses controversial 'any Sunday in May or June' Communion plan after backlash

Parents had been told that they were welcome to bring their children to receive the sacrament at mass any Sunday in May or June.

From TheJournal.ie How much do children get on their Communion day and how much do parents spend? Communion Money

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion Dublin

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: First Holy Communion etiquette for sensible spenders Communion

Opinion: First Holy Communion etiquette for sensible spenders

Let me warn you now about those who may try to get you spending against your will – and help you to defend yourself.

Apache Pizza in Cork are doing Communion buffets

The little pups these days don’t know they’re born.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Some etiquette for the modern-day First Holy Communion The Big Day

Column: Some etiquette for the modern-day First Holy Communion

Invited to a First Communion? Are you in a state of dread? Don’t worry. Let me guide you through the etiquette of the modern Big Day, writes Avril O’Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie Is €713 too much to spend on a Communion? Most parents don't think so Holy God This post contains a poll

Is €713 too much to spend on a Communion? Most parents don't think so

The survey found that parents are spending less on the party, but more on their own outfits.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should preparation for sacraments remain the job of teachers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should preparation for sacraments remain the job of teachers?

Over 70 per cent of primary school teachers have said that they are spending longer than allocated on preparation for First Holy Communion and Confirmation. Should this be changed?

From TheJournal.ie Fewer teachers now teaching religion 'willingly' Education

Fewer teachers now teaching religion 'willingly'

The figures in the current INTO survey were compared to similar research undertaken 10 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Average welfare payments for religious ceremonies halved in 2012 HOLY COMMUNION

Average welfare payments for religious ceremonies halved in 2012

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: I don’t want my son to make his Communion, but I’m worried Read Me

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How much is appropriate to give a child on their First Communion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How much is appropriate to give a child on their First Communion?

Survey says that, on average, children receive €416. But how much do you think is appropriate, or do you think a different gift would be better?

From TheJournal.ie Irish children receive more money for holy communion: Survey Communion

Irish children receive more money for holy communion: Survey

Despite the country’s economic problems, the cost of a child’s first holy communion is rising – as is the amount of money children receive as gifts – according to a new study.