“Work hard every day at increasing your purity of heart, which consists in appraising things and weighing them in the balance of God’s will.” — St. Francis de Sales
The Bishop administers the Sacrament of Confirmation each year to the youth in tenth grade who have completed the preparation process. The candidate should have completed the required Faith Formation education before entering the final phase of preparation for Confirmation. There are no homeschool preparation classes for youth who are to be Confirmed. Please contact the Faith Formation office at 716-668-4017 for more information.
Sunday, February 10, 2019 AT OUR LADY OF VICTORY BASILICA, 767 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, NY Sunday, March 24, 2019 (new date) NIGHT OF RECONCILIATION: Wednesday, March 27th 7:00-8:00PM RETREAT: Saturday, April 13- Sunday, April 14, 2019 Christ the King Seminary (if you are unable to attend, please call as we will set up other arrangements) Sponsors are invited to attend closing Mass.
Confirmation Rehearsal and Reflection (Youth and Sponsors): April, 30, 2019 6:30-8 pm
Confirmation: Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 3 p.m. Confirmation applications must be submitted prior to Confirmation; please contact the Faith Formation office for more information.
Adults who have been Baptized in the Catholic Faith, received the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist and who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation need to complete Adult Confirmation Classes. Please contact the rectory for more information on the adult classes at 716-668-4017.