Tag: Confirmation

Confirmation challenge: Building teens’ lifelong faith foundation

Confirmation challenge: Building teens’ lifelong faith foundation

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A year ago high school sophomore Brianna Woitalla attended confirmation classes at her parish, St. Michael in St. Michael, only because her parents required it.

This year she looks at it differently.

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Pentecost plus: Holy Spirit feast draws two into the Church

Pentecost plus: Holy Spirit feast draws two into the Church

| June 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Pentecost Sunday, Bob and Mary Johnson proudly came down the center aisle and took their place in the front two pews. This was a special day for the group, with two of the Johnsons’ clients stepping forward to be received into the Catholic Church.

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Latino parishes celebrate confirmation

Latino parishes celebrate confirmation

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Cathedral of St. Paul was packed to the limit June 14, as friends and families gathered to witness the confirmation of 334 youth and young adults from the 14 Latino parishes in the archdiocese. Bishop Andrew Cozzens was the presider.

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The making of a bishop

The making of a bishop

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

A look back at Bishop Cozzens’ childhood and formation, in photos.

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In God’s image

In God’s image

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bishop Lee Piché confirmed 18 people during the annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities Sept. 8 at St. Paul Seminary.

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Confirmation classes offered for persons with disabilities

Confirmation classes offered for persons with disabilities

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Confirmation classes for persons with disabilities ages 16 and older will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 17 and 24 at St. Peter in Richfield. Both classes are mandatory for guar­dians and candidates.

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Helping youth to know Christ, know their faith

Helping youth to know Christ, know their faith

Matthew Kelly states that within eight years after their confirmation, 85 percent of our Catholic young people have given up the practice of their faith

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Bravery confirmed

Bravery confirmed

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Matthew Brown’s scheduled confirmation was moved up to accommodate the failing health of his sponsor, Zach Sobiech who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.

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Blessing the holy oils

Blessing the holy oils

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chrism is a fragranced oil that only a bishop can consecrate. It is used during baptisms, confirmations and the ordination of priests and bishops as well as during the dedication and consecration of churches and altars.

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Oils blessed at Chrism Mass touch lives all year

Oils blessed at Chrism Mass touch lives all year

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Priests in attendance will renew promises they made on ordination day

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Digital Edition – March 17, 2011

Digital Edition – March 17, 2011

| March 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Includes Lent and Confirmation coverage.

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Confirmation Q&A with Archbishop Nienstedt

Confirmation Q&A with Archbishop Nienstedt

| March 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Catholic Spirit editor Joe Towalski recently talked with Archbishop John Nienstedt about the sacrament of confirmation.

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