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Dorothy Smith wrote:

Hi, guys —

I have a 53-year-old sister-in-law and she has Down Syndrome. She has been baptized and wants to receive Holy Communion.

  • Is it OK for her to receive Holy Communion without training?

She is not capable of going to any of the classes.


  { Can my 53-year-old sister-in-law who has Down Syndrome receive Communion without training? }

Eric replied:


This is a matter to take up with the pastor.

It's not something we can authorize you to do and is not something you should allow her to do just on your own initiative.


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