'confirmation' tagged posts

Q+A: Why do we do Confirmation and First Communion the way we do? Can we not have our children receive First Communion and later on receive Confirmation?

A: It has been about ten years since we have celebrated the Confirmation and First Communion of our children together in one celebration along with our bishop here in Cold Lake. Anyone older, like me, would have received First Communion prior to receiving Confirmation. This has caused a lot of confusion because this is not…

Permanent Diaconate – April Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, I hope that this update finds everyone happy, healthy, and feeling a renewed sense of zeal after Lent and our Easter Triduum celebrations. The last month and a bit was exceptionally busy. I finished up my very difficult course “Intro to Catechism” and I am now about half way through…