Communion Day: a two part Irish TV documentary strand
Monday 4 & 11 March, 9.35pm on RTÉ One
She’s got the white dress and the veil. He has the suit, the
tie and the waistcoat. A party is planned with family and
friends arriving from near and far. Mum and Dad may have
paid more for the festivities in these recessionary times,
but it’s their son or daughter’s big day out, so one to remember.
And no, the story isn’t about weddings. Each year thousands
of Irish children in the Roman Catholic faith make First Holy
Communion. Communion Day is a two-part documentary strand
featuring stories of eight families and their lives as they journey
towards one of Ireland’s landmark family rituals.
If you are planning a Communion celebration for your little one, you’ll find tips and advice on budgeting, fashion and Church guidelines at http://www.rte.ie/tv/communion