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Tagged With: ettiquette

Our First Signed Mass

Since our whole family has been enjoying learning ASL signs, and we’re Catholic, we thought attending a bilingual ASL/English mass would be an interesting and edifying experience. It took us a while, but we finally got around to doing it last week. It was an interesting and generally positive experience. [Many of my observations are … Continue reading »

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Mister Manners

Joel is so much more polite than Alex. Getting Alex to say “please” and “thank you” is a constant battle. We always have to instruct him to ask nicely to hear “please” and prod him with “What do you say?” to hear “thank you”. We sometimes have to gently nudge Joel with “How do you … Continue reading »

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Dress For the Occasion

[This is a slightly edited re-post from my previous blog. It seemed appropriate in light of a post I recently wrote here.] While visiting with my in-laws outside of Erie a couple years ago I went to their parish for the Epiphany. I noticed something there that I’ve noticed at other parishes, and it drives … Continue reading »

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