Confirmation completes and strengthens the grace given at Baptism. It marks the Christian as a follower of Christ and a full member of the Church. The parish offers a comprehensive preparation programme which for this year is for Year 7 and Year 8 children  who request this sacrament.

The Sacrament of Confirmation age is now in the process of change and the new programme will be as follows:

Year 3: 1st Confession (Reconciliation) in Lent

Year 4: 1st Holy Communion in Eastertime

Year 5: Preparation for Confirmation during the whoile year

Year 6: Confirmation in November

In the words of the Second Vatican Council, the Eucharist is the "source and summit of the Christian Life" First Communion is celebrated with children who are in Year 4 and who have successfully completed their preparation with the help of priest, teachers, catechists and parents. First Reconciliation (Confession) is celebrated in Year 3.

An integral part of the preparation includes the child accompanying the parent/carer in the queue for Communion each Sunday to receive a blessing and thereby grow familiar with the sacrament and all that surrounds it. This begins in September and First Communion Day is in May

Baptism is administered on Sundays at 12.30pm following the 11.00am Mass and are by appointment only. Registration forms, and forms to be completed by Godparents, may be collected in the sacristy after Mass and preparation meetings are arranged as the need arises.

The sacrament of Matrimony celebrates a couple's commitment to share their entire life together and to show the love of God to each other, to their children and to others through their relationship. Preparation is arranged within the parish.

Please speak to Fr John at least 6 months ahead of planned dates, and preferably a year beforehand.

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SS Peter and Paul
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The Presbytery
SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church

 

New Road, Yeadon
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Diocese of Leeds

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