Communion etiquette

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oliveview01
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Communion etiquette

Postby oliveview01 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:56 pm

What should we give to a young girl on her first communion? If money how much? Do we pay for the meal too?

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Re: Communion etiquette

Postby Unicorn » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:48 pm

I went to my neighbour's and got her a pen set with her name embossed on the posh propelling pencil & ball-point
Personally I think cash is OK but that was more long-lasting

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Re: Communion etiquette

Postby BENIDORM » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:32 am

We have been to numerous Spanish Communion Celebrations and have found that to the Spanish people they are very special and memorable occasions, so we try to give a lasting momento, also a 'fun' gift for the child and some money to the parents ( discreetly placed in an envelope with a card ).
You do not have to spend a fortune, just what you can afford,it's the thought that counts, Spanish people are very sentimental, and appreciate thoughtful gifts.
The last time we attended such a function we chose a nice ornament, which is now in the parents glass cabinet and will stay there until the child marries.
The greetings card is a British 'thing', but they absolutely love them and I noticed that one of the parents still has the card also in the glass cabinet.!
Enjoy and embrace the occasion, but Don't drink too much. :wink:

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Re: Communion etiquette

Postby oliveview01 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:07 pm

What is classed ad a suitable 'donation' someone said it is expected to be 100€ per person attending

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Re: Communion etiquette

Postby Enrique » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:23 pm

Hi olivewiew01,
100€ if you're close to the Family, 50€ if just an acquaintance.
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