Come Holy Spirit

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Confirmation Day at St. Mary’s Cathedral

May 23, 2014, edition
Photos by Paul Middlestaedt
For The Visitor

Ian Corrigan of St. Lawrence Parish in Duelm, who took the confirmation name Joseph, stands with his sponsor as he is confirmed, then shares a smile as he is congratulated by Bishop Kettler.



Bishop Donald Kettler presides over the Celebration of Confirmation for young people from Brennyville, Clear Lake, Duelm, Foley, Gilman, Mayhew Lake, Minden Township, Morrill and Rice May 13 at St. Mary’s Cathedral.


Extending his hands over the candidates for confirmation, Bishop Kettler prays that they receive the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.


A family member captures the action.


Abby Moeller of Immaculate Conception Parish in Rice stands before Bishop Kettler with her sponsor Christian VanHeel as she is confirmed.


Family and friends watch for their confirmand.


A young child watches from an obstructed vantage point.


Newly confirmed face their family and friends to a round of applause.


Lynn Dierkes, members of St. John Parish in Foley, takes a photo of her son, David, with his grandmother and sponsor, Kathleen Card, after he is confirmed.