[quote="1ke, post:2, topic:332458"]
You will have to establish ground rules for Saturday overnights with grandma and grandpa and part of that will be attendance at Mass and not their service or Sunday school.
If they cannot agree to that and to arranging schedules so that she comes home Sunday morning for Mass or otherwise attends Mass then Saturday just won't be a night that she can stay over. Perhaps they could stay at your house.
That's the first thing; I'd insist on attendance at Catholic Mass, either the Saturday Vigil or another Sunday Mass. That was my mother's rule, when I was in a similar situation; I had to attend my own church FIRST before I could go visiting someone else's.
[quote="ccmcmg, post:5, topic:332458"]
But I do want to set your mind at ease on something. My wonderful, saintly, holy grandparents belonged to a Presbyterian Church (my dad converted from it when my parents got married).
I know this meant a lot to my grandparents, but looking back, I treasure it even more. I wasn't taught anything contradictory to the Catholic Faith; we didn't have regular (or even semi-regular) CCD, so other than Mass, this was at times my only religious formation. I never considered joining Presbyterian or Protestantism; I was not confused. I attended off and on from ages 10-14. They weren't trying to 'convert' me. I knew the difference between their service and beliefs, and our Mass and beliefs.
As a small child, I probably spent the night with them or other family members on occasion, and I don't ever recall being confused. In fact, I believe it taught me tolerance and love for others even when we have different beliefs.
God bless my loving grandparents Ralph and Margaret. May they rest in Eternal Peace with our Lord and Savior.
This is a good point, though.
There's a lot to be said for bonding with grandparents.
I can see this, even attending church with them, as a good thing. I always respected the Protestant side of the family; after all, they're family.
It could be accompanied by "this is what they believe, it's their tradition . . ." so there's no confusion.