Communions & Confirmations

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Understanding chrism, Confirmation’s holy oil

Oil is an important element of certain religious ceremonies, including sacraments within the Christian church. Individuals get their first...

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Explaining Confirmation names

Generations of Catholics have adopted saints' names as part of their preparations for receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation. While this...

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Shopping for Communion attire

Many children will soon be participating in the Sacrament of the Eucharist, or First Holy Communion, during which they will first receive...

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Did you know?

According to, the bread that serves as the Eucharistic host during the Sacrament of the Eucharist is unadulterated wheat that...

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The Sacraments of Initiation

The Sacraments of Initiation, which include Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist, lay the foundation of a Christian life. These...

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Focusing on family spiritual development

As children prepare for the Sacraments of Communion or Confirmation, their family members may take closer inventories of their own...

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