Confirmation ceremonies in the diocese begin on Monday next, March 4th. Ceremonies begin at 10.30 am each day.
Over the next couple of months Bishop Buckley, assisted by a number of retired bishops and priests, will confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on young people in over 70 locations. Some parishes have a number of ceremonies.
In the ceremony of Confirmation, the Bishop uses the Holy Oil of Chrism, which is a symbol of mission, to anoint the forehead of the person to be Confirmed, calling them by name and saying “be Sealed with the Holy Spirit”
We keep these young people in our prayers at this time.