On Saturday, April 21st, we celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation with 94 young people from our parish. We welcome these young people into full initiation and participation in our Church as they received the fullness of the Holy Spirit. Conferring the Sacrament of Confirmation was Bishop Gerald Kicanas, retired Bishop of Tucson, Arizona and Bishop Andrew Wypych, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago and Vicar of Vicariate V. We Thank Bishop Kicanas and Bishop Wypych for joining us in these celebrations.
We also thank the catechists, teachers and parents for preparing the confirmands for this great day. Thanks also to our Director of Religious Education, Mrs. Barb Slipek and Mrs. Alice Kowalski our R.E. Assistant for all their hard work throughout the year and assuring that all things run smoothly for these services. We congratulate the parents, sponsors, and families of the newly confirmed. Let us pray for these newly confirmed, that they will always seek the Lord for strength and guidance in their lives, while thanking God for their many blessings. We look forward to the great contribution this class will make to our parish and community life.
On April 29th we conclude another year of Religious Education Classes. Thank you to all who have taught this year in the program. You have taken the Gospel message to heart and have shared the Good News! Thank you to all the families who have participated in the p rogram and have allowed us to assist in sharing our Catholic Faith with your children.