21 December 2008

Child development birds and theological stones

I like it when the pastors get riled up about infant communion. It shows their charming sense of self-importance. ;) All Concordian Sisters know full well that our infants have communed since their conception. Children need to be admitted to the Lord's Table as soon as they are weaned. So the question the pastors should really be answering for us is, when should we wean our children?

5 comments:

Liz said...

I burst out laughing when I read this! But, a very interesting point, indeed! :)

MooreMama said...

In another comment, I mentioned that I was raised in a local Episcopal church. The prevailing practice there was that children were given communion when they knew to ask for it. (not to assume that the Episcopal/Anglican Church is right on everything...)

Gauntlets said...

LOL!

Yes, please. ;)

Reb. Mary said...

We (like oh so many) had some... interesting... experiences at our vicarage church. One thing that was all right, on our list: First Communion preceded Confirmation. (Not all right: communing flagrantly "out" members...Hey, no one gets everything right!)

Joy said...

Yep, our vicarage congregation would commune Seventh-Day Adventists, Catholics, and everything in between. (Don't want to ruffle the feathers of those with deep pockets, you know.) So much for "no divisions"! Looking back, it makes me really angry. I feel like I was duped into desecrating something so sacred.