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I demand to know who let all the angry babies into church this week.  How is it that they all generate such furor all at once?  Does an organizational email go out on their BlackBerrys?  Are they recieving instructions via the head rests of their carrying cases?  It it too much to ask to take turns?

Whatever.  Today's babies are pansies.  Back in the day I could get myself from exiled from pew to vestibule in the space of a "Thanks be to God."  These kids today, they need a regular baby phalyx to disrupt a Mass.

cranky Aunt Beth at:  mbe@drinktothelasses.com

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Reader Comments (4)

It's like the dog-barking-alert-system in 101 Dalmatians. They are really communicating with each other; we adults just don't understand what they're saying!

January 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCarah the BFFE

We have a running joke at my house that the Catholics keep their kids with them for entertainment during mass. Ou church used to have a crying room but no one ever used it.

Now in the Methodist church we have nursery and you don't even see anyone younger than 5 during church. the 5-13 yr olds are there for one prayer and one song before they are dismissed for Sunday school. It makes chuch much less eventful but very quiet.....

Pehaps the Prostents are on to something there.....

January 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKell Belle

Boy do I hear ya on that one. 11:00 Christmas Eve candlelight service with a VERY angry baby who cried and fussed through the entire service. Did the parents take the child outside, or to the nursery? Nope! I guess they wanted him (her?) to enjoy the ambiance of the candle light. Wish the rest of us could have.

January 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAdrian

Can you really blame them for being angry?? You would be too if you had such idiot parents :-P

January 11, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterred pill junkie
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