Thursday, February 20, 2014

Confirmed!

Someone special made his Confirmation this week.

Introducing:  William Francis Sebastian


Saint Sebastian is the patron saint of athletes and soldiers.

 Aunt Mary Grace was Billy's sponsor.  Uncle Mike came along for the "ride."

My Dad with Billy

For those not familiar with Confirmation, it is "the sacrament in which the Holy Spirit comes to us in a special way to join us more closely to Jesus and His Church and to seal and strengthen us as Christ's witnesses."

We had dinner and cake to celebrate back home.

We are so proud of you, Billy.
Congratulations.


"When you give them your breath, life is created, and you renew the face of the earth
                                                                                                         -Psalm 104:30

10 comments:

  1. Congratulations to your young man, Kathleen!
    What a wonderful event for our children.
    Madison has her's coming up next weekend. : )
    But wasn't I just holding her at her Baptism?!
    Happy weekend, my dear friend...

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  2. Congratulations Billy! I feel like he was just baptized. Remember the lightning? Haha

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  3. Congratulations, "Sebastian" , on being one of our newest adult of the church. May you always be guided by the spirit and remember to use the gifts that He has given you. God bless you!

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  4. Hi Kathleen! What a joy to see your son Confirmed! And I love the red gown. I bet the church was a flood of red. I love that :) Great name too, you don't hear it very often.

    That cake looks so good. I am a buttercream frosting nut, so I'll take a piece with a big yellow rose on it! Is Mary Grace your sister?
    Thank you for sharing the this happy time with all of us my friend. Sacraments are such a wonderful opportunity to celebrate!
    Happy Weekend,
    Ceil

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    1. Yes, Mary Grace is my sister. As for the cake, it's from Wegman's and I am right now debating whether I should have it for dessert after breakfast!

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  5. Way to go Billy. Great name. Proud of you. Congrats...Love, Uncle Bob

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  6. Congrats , Billy ! Sounds as if it was a nice day for the family . Do they still make kids study all those questions ??

    And Please tell Mary Grace she looks so pretty ! She looks like she never gets older , like time skipped right over her !

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  7. Congrats to your son! and to your family! What a wonderful celebration. Handsome man...may the Holy Spirit guide him always.
    ..love that Andrew Wyth print!!

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  8. sorry..I meant Andrew Wyeth...!!


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  9. Congrats to your son...what a special day!

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