Adult Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation strengthens the graces we received during baptism. The Catechism’s section on Confirmation says that Confirmation is a special outpouring of the third person of the Holy Trinity, the Holy Spirit. The effects of confirmation help us to become more deeply rooted in divine filiation (being children of God), unites us more firmly to Christ, increases the gifts of the Holy Spirit in us, strengthens our bond with the Church, associates us more closely to her mission of bearing witness to Christ, and helps us and more strictly obliges us to spread and defend the faith by word and deed. (You can read what the Catechism of the Catholic Church says about the Sacrament here: http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p2s2c1a2.htm)

            The Adult Confirmation Program is suitable for any parishioner over the age of 18 who have been baptized and who have received their First Communion, but who have yet to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.