We congratulate the children in Year 6 who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation this year.
2017 - 2018 was the first year that the new format for children to receive the Sacraments was introduced. Whereas in previous years children in Year 3 made both their First Reconciliation and First Communion, now Year 3 children will only make their First Reconciliation and will not make their First Communion until they are in Year 4. In addition to this, children in Year 5 will begin the preparations to make their Confirmation in the following Autumn in Year 6.
These changes are set out in the following Pastoral letter from the Diocese of Leeds: