Corona crisis, Covid-19, cancelled, Communion

First Holy Communions in ireland and around the world have been postponed. Can you imagine being eight years old and having to miss the big day out and possibly  a party in your honour?  My story was written before the crisis and shows a little girl and her chaotic family in Cork dealing with the messy business of the First Holy Communion.

Most people remember their First Holy Communion day warmly. Even in moden times the day has a great significance for families acknowledging their part in a wider community. Here is my nostalgic story about a Cork family caught up in the fun and fuss of dress buying.

Kathleen and the Communion Copter was named after my aunt and godmother, Kathleen, a gracious and generous woman.

Here is a spin-off story about Aine and her chatterbox baby brother

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