THE MEANING OF THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION
Through the sacrament of confirmation, the baptized receive the grace of the Holy Spirit. As the name suggests, the sacrament of confirmation is to confirm baptism, strengthen and perfect the baptismal grace. It aims to relate the baptized more deeply in the divine filiation, incorporate more firmly to Christ and make stronger the link of all the baptized with the Church. It allows him to witness to the Christian faith by word and deed. "By the sacrament of Confirmation, the link with the Church of the baptized is made more perfect, they are enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit and thus more strictly obliged to spread and defend the faith by word and by action as true witnesses of Christ "(Lumen gentium 11). The grace of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit is the fundamental effect of this sacrament.
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Confirmation of young people in Rawdon
Preparing young people - with their families - the sacrament of confirmation now lives on Sunday morning in our church. The celebration of Confirmation youth should take place on Sunday morning May 31, 2015 during Mass at 10: 30 pm, in the church of Rawdon.
Confirmation of adults in Rawdon
Preparing adults for the sacrament of confirmation was held on Saturday afternoons from 14 pm to 16 pm at the parsonage of Rawdon, from September to May The celebration of confirmation of adults will take place on Pentecost Sunday (May 24, 2015 at 14 h) at the Cathedral of Joliette.
For information about preparing young people and adults to confirmation in Rawdon, call our church at 450-834-2323.