St Trea's
Newbridge & Ballymaguigan


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. 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.

Catechism of the Catholic Church §1285




The sacrament of Confirmation will be administrated to the young people of each school separately this year – those from St Trea's on Friday, 29th April 2022  and those from Anahorish on Thursday, 26th May 2022 both at 5pm.



Sacramental Preparation.


Confirmation Preparation Videos have been produced by The Irish Bishops' Council for Catechetics to help prepare children for the sacrament of Confirmation. Details can be found at the link below:


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