THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION

 

Baptism, the Eucharist, and the sacrament of Confirmation together constitute the "sacraments of Christian initiation," whose unity must be safeguarded. It must be explained to the faithful that the reception of the sacrament of Confirmation is necessary for the completion of baptismal grace.88 For "by the sacrament of Confirmation, [the baptized] are more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit. Hence they are, as true witnesses of Christ, more strictly obliged to spread and defend the faith by word and deed."89

 

88 Cf. Roman Ritual, Rite of Confirmation (OC), Introduction 1.

89 LG 11; Cf. OC, Introduction 2.

 

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The Sacrament of Confirmation is performed for students in eighth grade after they have taken preparation classes in the Junior High Program of Religious Education.

 

Preparation classes must be arranged for adults who have not been confirmed by contacting the parish office at 440-277-7266.

 

 

Certificates for Confirmation Sponsors are available at the parish office for parishioners.

 

 

 

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

2143 Homewood Drive

Lorain OH  44055

 

Phone: (440) 277-7266



Daily Mass Schedule:



Monday - Friday   9:00 a.m.

 

Weekend Mass Schedule:

 

Saturday 4:00 p.m.

Sunday    8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

 

 

The Immaculate Conception

 

Thursday 12/7/17

at 6:30 p.m.

Friday 12/8/17

at 9:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.

 

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Tuesday 12/12/17

at 11:00 a.m.

No 9:00 a.m. Mass

 

Fourth Sunday of Advent 12/24/17

8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

 

Christmas Eve

Sunday 12/24/17

at 4:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.

 

Christmas Day

Monday 12/25/17

at 10:00 a.m.

 

Feast of the Holy Family 12/31/17

Sunday 8:30 a.m. and    11:00 a.m.

 

Feast of Mary, Mother

of God 1/1/18

Monday at 10:00 a.m.

 

CONFESSION SCHEDULE

Saturday Afternoon

12/2/17 at 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

12/9/17 at 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

12/16/17 at 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

12/23/17 at 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

 

Mornings:

Friday Mornings Following the 9:00 a.m. Mass to

10:00 a.m.

12/1, 12/8, 12/15 and 12/22/17