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What's irritating you VI

edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in The Money Savers Arms
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  • suki1964suki1964 Forumite
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    Flick216 wrote: »
    I was at a catholic funeral last Friday (that's not what's irritating me!) and at one point we had to kneel (it's surprising how quickly the catholic service comes back to you) - anyway - it was very painful to kneel so I just sat after that.....since then that leg has been very painful - it's especially aching at night and it waking me up :(:(

    I have to go to a lot of catholic funerals and I do not kneel at all

    A - Im scared Ill get stuck, they do like to pack the pews in

    B - like you, my knees aren't what they used to be

    Oh and when everyone gets up for communion , I use the as an excuse to slip out the door ;)
  • Flick216Flick216 Forumite
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    suki1964 wrote: »
    I have to go to a lot of catholic funerals and I do not kneel at all

    A - Im scared Ill get stuck, they do like to pack the pews in

    B - like you, my knees aren't what they used to be

    Oh and when everyone gets up for communion , I use the as an excuse to slip out the door ;) :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:

    Well I have learned my lesson! No more kneeling for me!
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    Flick216 wrote: »
    Well I have learned my lesson! No more kneeling for me!

    I thought that there was some sort of dispensation not to kneel if you found it difficult.
    It's just a thought though. Read somewhere.
    I'm not religious, so I don't go to church.
  • Flick216Flick216 Forumite
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    Jackmydad wrote: »
    I thought that there was some sort of dispensation not to kneel if you found it difficult.
    It's just a thought though. Read somewhere.
    I'm not religious, so I don't go to church.

    I honestly didn't realise that I had a problem kneeling! :eek:
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    Jackmydad wrote: »
    I thought that there was some sort of dispensation not to kneel if you found it difficult.
    It's just a thought though. Read somewhere.
    I'm not religious, so I don't go to church.


    Who knows, I not religious and only go to show respect to friends when they have lost a nearest and dearest

    Catholic, Prod, Presbyterian, I attend them all and I just sit in silence with my own thoughts. Although out of habit I'll say the Lord's Prayer and kick Mr Suki when he forgets to stop :rotfl:
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  • Flick216Flick216 Forumite
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    Jackmydad wrote: »
    I thought that there was some sort of dispensation not to kneel if you found it difficult.
    It's just a thought though. Read somewhere.
    I'm not religious, so I don't go to church.

    And actually I am an atheist so I only go to church for weddings & funerals!
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  • Flick216Flick216 Forumite
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    suki1964 wrote: »
    Who knows, I not religious and only go to show respect to friends when they have lost a nearest and dearest

    Catholic, Prod, Presbyterian, I attend them all and I just sit in silence with my own thoughts. Although out of habit I'll say the Lord's Prayer and kick Mr Suki when he forgets to stop :rotfl:

    Having been brought up a Catholic, I instinctively still knew all the correct responses - I even remembered the various bits and pieces that were in the full sung mass. It was hard not to sing them all instead of saying them :rotfl:
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    Flick216 wrote: »
    Having been brought up a Catholic, I instinctively still knew all the correct responses - I even remembered the various bits and pieces that were in the full sung mass. It was hard not to sing them all instead of saying them :rotfl:


    I know the feeling. Brought up a prod in England but had to pretend to be Catholic when in Ireland so I'm kind of au fait with it all and I find my lips moving with the words

    I'm not a believer yet I do find a service to be quite comforting really

    Well not the last one I was at. They got a priest out of retirement for the service as it was a busy week and the poor old sod had Alzheimer's and kept going back to the old service using old words and confusing everyone. Mind when he kept calling Paddy Patricia we did struggle to keep the laughter swallowed
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    edited 2 May 2018 at 3:56PM
    Flick216 wrote: »
    And actually I am an atheist so I only go to church for weddings & funerals!

    Matchings & Dispatchings, but not the Hatchings? ;)

    Pleased to report that I did a bit around my pit, then I slept through the rain and now I'm cooking some taters and hard boiling some eggs.

    What a domesticated fella I am, and wasn't even tempted by the unopened bottle of fermented grape juice in the fridge, so hopefully a garrot free day here! :D

    I forgot which thread I was on. The above stuff hasn't annoyed me at all.
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    suki1964 wrote: »
    I know the feeling. Brought up a prod in England but had to pretend to be Catholic when in Ireland so I'm kind of au fait with it all and I find my lips moving with the words

    I'm not a believer yet I do find a service to be quite comforting really

    Well not the last one I was at. They got a priest out of retirement for the service as it was a busy week and the poor old sod had Alzheimer's and kept going back to the old service using old words and confusing everyone. Mind when he kept calling Paddy Patricia we did struggle to keep the laughter swallowed

    Where's the comma (before or after yet)? Changes the meaning somewhat! :p

    Just joking ... Pyxis is training me well .... ;)
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