W 222 Infants and Children: Baptism and Communion (2015)

Some churches welcome children to communion; some give communion to infants. Reasons and rationale vary. Do baptized children have a right to receive communion in the same way baptized adults do? Can you answer simply ‘Yes’ or simply ‘No,’ and what are the implications of your answer? This booklet seeks to explore why this both is and is not able to be answered simply.
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Author: Peter Reiss

Peter Reiss was a parish priest in two parishes in Nottingham, and has been involved in ministry training in different ways for over twenty years. He has four children now in their twenties and teens who challenge and encourage him to keep up!

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