(A Sacrament of Initiation)
In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is "sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit" and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ
Confirmation, together with Baptism and Holy Eucharist, constitute the sacraments of Christian initiation. The grace that comes from Confirmation builds upon and completes Baptism. The grace of Confirmation gives Christians the strength of the Holy Spirit in a profound way to live out their Baptism in an authentic evangelical discipleship with Jesus Christ. Like Baptism, Confirmation places a permanent mark or character on the soul of the individual disciple so that they may share everything they receive in Baptism in a mature and evangelical manner. The reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation represents the fullness of Christian Initiation.
Confirmation classes for young Adults is an 18 month program. After this time of discernment, and all requirements completed, the sacrament is conferred on the candidates in the fall.
All youth inquiries regarding the Sacrament of Confirmation please call the Faith Formation Office 203-265-6426 or visit www.olofatimareled.com
Adults seeking information please call the parish office 203-265-0961, or 203-269-8791