Students at Sacred Heart in Espanola are attending weekend sessions for one month in preparation for their receiving confirmation.
The sessions are being facilitated by a retired teacher, Mrs. Debbie LeBlanc, with visiting priests assisting. Once a new permanent priest at St. Jude parish is appointed he will assist in the process.
Mrs. LeBlanc and the students meet in the church basement Sunday morning and then join the parish for Sunday Mass.
This past Sunday at mass where the congregation welcomed the students and prayed for them in their faith development. Students are from grades 6 to 8 are represented in the group.
“We are excited to see the students and the parish, including the entire congregation, working together in preparing these young Catholics for their confirmation,” said Sacred Heart Principal, Syndy Withers.