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First Holy Communion less about worshipping God, more about worshipping money

Commercialism has creeped into religious festivals, particularly Christmas and Easter, and now First Holy Communion seems to be more about making money and impressing other people than God and the sacrament itself, writes Leona O'Neill

In First Communion season there are limos outside churches, little girls wearing dresses worth £1,000
ON THE morning of my First Holy Communion I was given my dress, told to put it on and we went to the church. There was no discussion, no hair trials, no expensive dress, no three hours in the haird[...]

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