Baptismal parties

Baptismal parties

Dear Gramps, Please can you advise when members were counselled that baptisms should not be celebrated with parties in chapels, as this was not appropriate for recognition of such a spiritual ordinance, and that this should be held in members homes, if they so wished?...
Blessing of baby while still pregnant

Blessing of baby while still pregnant

I am wondering how or if one could have a Priesthood blessing given to their unborn child. There are many instances where the mother is doing fine but the baby is not and with technology sometimes babies can even receive surgery prior to birth. Would one be able to...
Baptizing illegal immigrants

Baptizing illegal immigrants

Sure love your site. You’ve taught us more then anyone else. Hope you can always keep answering questions. Many of them come from conversations with our friends and neighbors. A question I have for you is:¬† Does the Church authorize us to baptize immigrants who...
Serving the Sacrament During Sunday School?

Serving the Sacrament During Sunday School?

Dear Gramps, You recently addressed a question about the serving of the sacrament in meetings. That made me think of my youth and our church services before the block program we now have. Why was the sacrament passed during the Sunday School part of our meetings as...
Ward Boundaries

Ward Boundaries

Can someone have a calling who does not live in the ward? What about an ex husband who is stalking his wife? Vivian ___________ Dear Vivian, If your ex is stalking you, get a restraining order. If you are worried about him being in the same ward tell your Bishop and...
Who dresses male members for burial?

Who dresses male members for burial?

Question   Gramps, Who dresses the male members of the church for burial? Rhonda   Answer   Rhonda, If the deceased man is to be dressed in temple clothing, it will be an endowed Melchizedek Priesthood holder. The Bishop will ask either the High Priest...
Why can’t a Catholic be sealed in the temple?

Why can’t a Catholic be sealed in the temple?

Question Dear Gramps, I am in love with an LDS¬†woman for the past 4 years. I know my heart well, and my feelings for her are pure and honorable. She loves me, but says we won’t be able to marry in the temple and be sealed. We have spoken about this, and my...
Is there a limit to the number of Quorum of Seventy?

Is there a limit to the number of Quorum of Seventy?

Question Hey Gramps, In D&C 107:95 it says that the Presidency of the Seventy choose the other members of the seventy. When new seventies are sustained in General Conference, it sounds like the 1st Presidency chose them. Also, in D&C 107:96, it sounds like...
What does the LDS Church say about PG-13 movies?

What does the LDS Church say about PG-13 movies?

Question Gramps, What does the LDS Church say about PG-13 movies? Debbie   Answer Debbie, A long time ago, the church stopped referencing the rating system for movies. The reason is simple; what was PG-13 years ago is PG or G rated now. What may have been R or...
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