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

Jun 24th 2019, 10:32 AM 35,768 Views 102 Comments

A quarter of children surveyed received more than €800.

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

Jul 27th 2018, 6:05 AM 19,872 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Jun 12th 2018, 6:12 AM 27,767 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2017, 12:45 PM 44,658 Views 72 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

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

Jun 20th 2016, 8:15 AM 15,243 Views 99 Comments

Some children are making more than €800.

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

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

May 31st 2016, 11:34 AM 11,490 Views 5 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2016, 7:30 AM 25,261 Views 80 Comments

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

15 signs you're at an Irish First Communion
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# I Have Received

15 signs you're at an Irish First Communion

May 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 10,169 Views 2 Comments

Two words: bouncy castle.

Church hands out fancy pre-packaged Holy Communion
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# Well Holy God

Church hands out fancy pre-packaged Holy Communion

Sep 6th 2014, 12:46 PM 7,501 Views 7 Comments

Praying on the go.

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

Jun 12th 2014, 3:45 PM 8,939 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…

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

Oct 14th 2013, 11:29 AM 8,573 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.

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

Sep 9th 2013, 11:38 AM 10,028 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.

Blessed Sacrament stolen from Kildare church
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Blessed Sacrament stolen from Kildare church

Mar 31st 2013, 6:42 PM 18,639 Views 131 Comments

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

Average welfare payments for religious ceremonies halved in 2012
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Average welfare payments for religious ceremonies halved in 2012

Mar 6th 2013, 4:22 PM 11,393 Views 101 Comments

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

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

Dec 3rd 2012, 5:14 PM 22,222 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.

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

Oct 3rd 2012, 7:00 AM 7,699 Views 275 Comments

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