Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Church and Disability’

Just A Catholic Dad 63 – Somebody Else’s Problem

25/01/2012

 

The return of an old favourite. Is Caitie well enough for Mass? The story of a Down’s Syndrome boy and his First Holy Communion, and a little help needed please….

This week’s 60 Second Saint is St Veronica Giuliani, sent in by Katlyn.

Links:

Joseph Reninger’s Blogs:
http://zombieparentsguide.blogspot.com/ and http://jrlentblog.blogspot.com/

 

Catholic Church denies First Holy Communion to Down’s Syndrome Boy:

Jimmy Aknin on the Church’s Policy:
www.jimmyakinpodcast.com

The Daily Mail:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2088629/Catholic-Church-accused-discrimination-priest-bans-Downs-boy-7-taking-Holy-Communion.html

The Catholic Herald:
http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2012/01/19/downs-syndrome-boy-denied-communion-says-mother/

The Mirfield Reporter:
http://www.mirfieldreporter.co.uk/community/batley_schoolboy_with_down_s_syndrome_barred_from_first_holy_communion_1_4157093?commentssort=1&commentspage=1

End Music “How Can I Keep From Singing” by Bob Rowe available through www.musicalley.com. CDs also available on iTunes. Also see http://www.myspace.com/bobrowe2

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