As if it isn’t bad enough, the newest phase in the extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) debacle is the widespread practice of administering blessings during the distribution of Holy Communion – usually to children accompanying their parents. An example of how inappropriate this is, can be illustrated by an example of it going badly wrong:

A woman approaches to receive holy communion, however, the EMHC pauses before administering the sacrament, and instead gives the woman’s abdomen a blessing – the EMHC being under the mistaken belief that the woman was pregnant. She was not.

Please, please can we stop this? Who do I have to talk to?

How about more of this?

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and less of this:

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