Monday, March 15, 2010

Idea - Confessional Cookies

"Waiting" by Jeff Gardner (above)
a serious picture for a silly idea

This weekend our 2nd graders had their First Reconcilliation. Some were pretty nervous, reminding me that telling a priest what a jerk you were can be an intimidating thing to do.

I wonder what there is in Church law that says after absolution the priest can't give them a container of milk and a wrapped cookie. They would have to do their penance first and a space would have to be set up outside the sanctuary to eat the snack I suppose.

And then I thought, heck, adults probably want milk and cookies after their confessions too! Maybe the Knights of Columbus could purchase a mini-fridge for the priest's side of the confessional. Can you imagine?!

I don't think I am serious about this. It is fraught with problems and "issues" I am sure. The idea made me smile though. :)

3 comments:

  1. Issues and smiles, too. Reminds me of the orange juice and treat they give out when you give blood!

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  2. LOL! Hopefully you are less likely to pass out after confession than after giving blood. :)

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  3. Oh, this post made me smile, as well as remember that I need to call and make an appointment for Confession.

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