‘God has called you by name and made you his own.’
In the Church of England, the bishop says these words to everyone being confirmed. But what is Confirmation all about? Confirmation is
The road to Confirmation requires some preparation. First, we need to be willing: expecting to receive from the gifts of the Holy Spirt, open to God’s calling, ready for his embrace, and wanting to experience his presence and power.
Secondly, candidates are expected to participate to a series of talks to prepare for Confirmation and explore what this might mean for them. But It isn’t just the people being confirmed who need to be prepared; it is also the community to which they belong. It is good for congregations to reflect on how they will welcome and uphold those who are being confirmed.
If you would like to explore Confirmation, please get in touch with the Parish Office or Father Diego. The next Confirmation service will take place on 4 November at 10:00am at All Saints’.
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