11 JULY 1908, Page 15

(To TER EDITOR OF TIER .4:beau/on:I Sin,—As one brought up

outside the Anglican Church, but who frequently receives the Holy Communion at the hands of his liberally minded vicar, may I say a word ? I have some- times wondered whether it would be best to be confirmed; but when I read the Confirmation Service I find that I should have to tell a lie if I were confirmed. I had no godparents, and consequently cannot "renew" a "solemn promise" which was never made for me. Does not this show conclusively that the service was compiled for those brought up in the Anglican Church, and that it was never intended for cases