Sister Margaret had spent weeks preparing the first grade children for their first communion, stressing the solemnity and importance of this sacrament.

Much to her chagrin, during the service on the big day, one boy in the front row was talking and giggling nonstop. Finally, unable to put up with it any longer, she whispered to the lad seated next to her, “Please go up there and tell that one he’s done enough talking and had better stop, right now!”

Without question, the boy walked to the front and delivered Sister Margaret’s message to the surprised priest in the middle of his sermon!

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