Sacrament of Confirmation

Confirmation is a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit which brings an increase and deepening of baptismal grace - it seals our baptism.

Through Confirmation we are rooted more deeply to God the Father and united more firmly to Christ. The gifts of the Holy Spirit are increased within us, and our bond with the Church becomes more perfect. We also receive the special strength of the Holy Spirit to spread and defend the faith in our words and actions. In the world today all of us, including our children, need all the strength we can get to do good and avoid the distractions and temptations that can draw us away from God.