Confirmation Program

Confirmation Candidates,

Fr. Chris and I have scheduled Saturday, May 1st, 1:00 pm for the confirmation rehearsal.  We will let you know at a later date where that rehearsal will be held.

     Please inform your family and your sponsor of this date and the date for confirmation which is Saturday, May 8th.  You will meet with Archbishop Thompson at 1:00 pm followed by the ceremony at 2:00 pm.

     If you have questions, please do not hesitate to email me: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.        Mrs. Fry

Peace and Blessings,                                 

Father Chris Craig, Pastor                                     

Bridget Fry, Sacramental Coordinator

In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is "sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit" and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ.

The prophets of the Old Testament foretold that God's Spirit would rest upon the Messiah to sustain his mission.  Their prophecy was fulfilled when Jesus the Messiah was conceived by the Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.  The Holy Spirit descended on Jesus on the occasion of his baptism by John.  Jesus' entire mission occurred in communion with the Spirit. Before he died, Jesus promised that the Spirit would be given to the Apostles and to the entire Church.  After his death, he was raised by the Father in the power of the Spirit.

Confirmation deepens our baptismal life that calls us to be missionary witnesses of Jesus Christ in our families, neighborhoods, society, and the world.  . . .  We receive the message of faith in a deeper and more intensive manner with great emphasis given to the person of Jesus Christ, who asked the Father to give the Holy Spirit to the Church for building up the community in loving service.