"It was with more than dismay that I read in the 'Anglican Journal' (Letters, 'Innovative examples', Sept. 2011, p. 4) of a parish in Brampton that has an option of receiving the sacramental presence of our Lord in a disposable paper cup ! This cross-fertilization of ideas apparently has neither theological nor liturgical boundaries. The next to go will be wine. Grape juice or even apple juice or water is used by some denominations. For a church that stands for Catholic practice, however, where the way we do things reflects the substance of what we believe, one would only hope that this is nothing more than a passing flight of fancy. Incidentally, where in the chancel would one place the garbage cans for the reverent disposal of one's paper cup ?" [Text of entire article.]
Letter accompanied by editorial cartoon showing a man walking past a recycling bin labelled "Communion cups" and saying "Life eternal".