Archbishop Farrell letter to parishes, 13th May

boy and girl with first communion candle

Archbishop Farrell has sent a letter, dated 13th May, to all parishes in relation to Confirmation & First Holy Communion.

While these sacraments are being pushed out until the Autumn the Archbishop does express to parents that their is ‘there is no pressure to celebrate the sacraments by any given deadline; we should use this time of uncertainty to support families to nurture their children as they journey towards the sacraments whenever they can be safely celebrated; and we are creating supports and resources for parishes to draw on in their accompaniment of families.’

Letter to Priests dd 30th April 2021 in relation to Confirmation and First Holy Communion