'Sacraments' 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…

Two become one

We are not made to be one. Human beings need and complete each other. Friendship and community satisfy that longing with bonds of common interest and love. Marriage is a uniquely intimate form of friendship that calls a man and woman to love each other in the manner of God’s covenant. Marriage is a Sacrament.…

Confirmation and First Eucharist

Congratulations to the Class of 2014: Luke Boisvert Liam Burke Kara Foreman Easton Hobman Brian Kesenheimer Cierra Nuttall Jillian Querubin Abby Ratkovic Daryl Reid Adrianna Santiaguel Natasha Seul Joshua Skelding Kaleb Snaith Allison Taylor Brooke Vining Aiden Weinkauf Victor Miquel de Brito Bexiga on receiving the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Eucharist on June 1,…