St. Christopher’s Catholic Parish aims to be alive in Faith and Love, a welcoming community in which each member is co-responsible for ‘being Church’ to all in their daily lives.
St Christopher’s Parish community shares in the Confirmands’ JOY as they welcome the HOLY SPIRIT into their hearts. With the GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT sealed in them, we pray that they will build their lives on FAITH and LOVE; always open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit to work in them and strengthen them to be courageous soldiers for Christ.
Monsignor Anthony Ireland’s homily certainly resonated with the young, using the analogy that at the Sacrament of Confirmation, the Gifts of the Holy Spirit are like apps for living downloaded into each Confirmand. Hence the Confirmands need to “tap” on these gifts, just as one would tap on an app to use it, in order to bear the Fruits of the Holy Spirit :