Divine Mercy Parish
555 W. Main St. Gardner, KS 66030
114 E. Nelson St. Edgerton, KS 66021
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Those who have been baptized continue on the path of
Christian initiation through the Sacrament of Confirmation
IIn this sacrament they receive the Holy Spirit, whom the
Lord sent upon the apostles at Pentecost.
“This giving of the Holy Spirit conforms believers more
perfectly to Christ an strengthens them so that they may
bear witness to Christ for the building up of his body in
faith and love. They are so marked with the character or
seal of the Lord that the sacrament of Confirmation
cannot be repeated.” (Introduction to the Rite of Confirmation)
The sacrament of confirmation strengthens the baptized and obliges them more
firmly to be witnesses of Christ by word and deed and to spread and defend the
faith. It imprints a character, enriches by the gift of the Holy Spirit the baptized
continuing on the path of Christian initiation, and binds them more perfectly to
Divine Mercy Parish Confirmation Preparation
Divine Mercy Parish provides a two year Confirmation preparation program for
students in 7th and 8th grade. The overall purpose of this preparation is to
prepare the candidate to celebrate the sacrament with greater faith and
understanding and to incorporate them more fully into the life of the Holy Spirit
in the Church. Confirmation preparation includes:
Catechesis on the Sacrament and Rite of Confirmation.
Instruction on the Holy Spirit, the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and the practice of
Christian virtues in daily life.
Involvement in the sacramental and spiritual life of the Church.
Challenge to live the faith in an ever more mature manner.
Christian service to others.
Witness to Christ through daily life and vocational commitment.
Confirmation is on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Below you will
find links to 2015 Confirmation information and forms.