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« on: March 06, 2014, 12:30:05 PM »
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  • A family member is converting, will be receiving conditional baptism and 1st Communion this year,  and I am wondering how much is the normal amount given as a gift to the priest on such occasions nowadays?

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    « Reply #1 on: March 06, 2014, 11:03:23 PM »
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    A family member is converting, will be receiving conditional baptism and 1st Communion this year,  and I am wondering how much is the normal amount given as a gift to the priest on such occasions nowadays?

    I know someone who converted and at his baptism he gave $40 even though he was unemployed and needed the money. The next day he recieved a check in the mail for $800.


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    « Reply #2 on: March 07, 2014, 06:24:15 PM »
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  • Divine grace is not a lottery.

    In terms of a gift, I would suggest around fifty dollars.  Or whatever you can afford.  
    Stir up within Thy Church, we beseech Thee, O Lord, the Spirit with which blessed Josaphat, Thy Martyr and Bishop, was filled, when he laid down his life for his sheep: so that, through his intercession, we too may be moved and strengthen by the same Spir

     

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