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Church must consider deferring Confirmation


By Susan Gately - 23 February, 2018

Confirmation isn't something that we should just "slide into" says Bishop of Limerick.

Bishop Brendan Leahy at launch of Grow in Love programme for Catholic schools 2015. (pic by John McElroy)

In the wake of a lively debate in a Wexford parish over whether children should be confirmed when their parents never bring them to Sunday Mass, the Bishop of Limerick, Brendan Leahy, has stated that the Irish Church should explore “deferring Confirmation to a later age”.

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