Confirmation is the sacrament of initiation that calls forth the fullness of the Holy Spirit to strengthen our relationship with Christ and the Church. The bishop through the “laying on of hands” and “anointing with holy oil” evokes the Holy Spirit to dwell within us and grant seven gifts: wonder and awe, reverence, understanding, right judgment, knowledge, courage and wisdom. These essential actions of the bishop confer the sacrament that helps us to live holy lives in service to each other and our Church.

If you or someone you know would like to be confirmed, please contact Deb Holzem (youth) or Andy Schmidt (adult) to learn more about the confirmation journey.