Saturday, March 28, 2020

CC054: Restoring Confirmation to Its Original Order

Must Read

Saints for today: John of Capistrano, Priest (1386-1456)

So successful was Father John in his preaching that after one of his sermons more than 100 young university students entered the Franciscan Order.

Annual Fundraiser Will Benefit Sacred Heart School in Gallup

Guests will have the opportunity to support the school through ticket sales and a silent and live auction

From the Bishop: Why Priests (and Laity!) Should Make a Holy Hour Every Day

A daily hour of companionship keeps us from wandering far from Christ, and keeps us rooted in His truth.
Suzanne Hammonshttp://dioceseofgallup.org
Suzanne Hammons is the editor of the Voice of the Southwest and the media coordinator for the Diocese of Gallup. A graduate of Benedictine College in Kansas, she joined the Diocesan staff in 2012.

This year, Bishop Wall announced that the Sacrament of Confirmation would be restored to its original order, to be given at the age of reason at around 7-8 years of age.

In this episode, he explains his reasons for the restoration, how the sacrament confers grace at a crucial period, and how Catholics and families should prepare to receive Confirmation.

“There’s this erroneous thinking…that when you were baptized as an infant, that somebody said yes for your faith, and now you’re saying yes for your faith. But that’s not true…as you grow up, as you live out your baptismal faith and you grow in wisdom and knowledge, you’re continually saying yes. You don’t wait until you’re 16 or 17 and then you say yes to that sacrament…you say yes to the sacrament when you go to Mass and participate in Mass, and you can do that at any age.”

References:

Send us your questions!

Do you have a question for Bishop Wall? Leave it in the comments below, send us a message on Facebook, or email us at [email protected].

You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes right here.

Thanks for listening!

Outro music: Golden Hour by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Comments

comments

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

audio

Podcast: Make This Lenten Season the Most Fruitful One Yet!

How to make this your most prayerful Lent ever, whether you're just now kickstarting your prayer life or have a solid spiritual life already.

Advertisement

Other recent stories:

Diocese Releases Guidance for Preventing Spread of Illness, Coronavirus

The Diocese is now issuing several extra measures and requests with the advent of COVID-19.
audio

CC067: Meeting the Pope Face to Face

The bishop visits the "threshold" of the Apostles, and the Pope as the successor of St. Peter.
video

INTO THE MYSTERY: Sacred Art

"The true apology of Christian faith...[is] the saints and the beauty that the faith has generated."

Diocese rolls out plans for new Sacred Heart Cathedral School buildings

The future plans for Sacred Heart School primarily include building a brand-new school on the parish grounds of Sacred Heart Cathedral and selling the current campus and buildings.

Advertisement

More Articles Like This

Comments

comments