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A reflection on our Confirmation

We sat down with our excellent sponsor several weeks after our confirmation to remember and reflect on what confirmation had meant to us. Abby remembered us sitting privately with Bishop Philip just before the service and him talking to us kindly about what was about to happen. She also remembered him placing his bishop's hat (mitre) on her head like a crown. We all remembered the bishop blessing us, saying a prayer for us, calling us by our name and anointing us with holy oil. We sang hymns and said prayers with the whole congregation. Jasmine remembered being baptised with water during the same service before she was confirmed. We thought of the all the people who had inspired us during ou

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St Stephen on the Cliffs, Holmfield Road, Blackpool, FY2 9RB

An Anglican church in the Diocese of Blackburn


St Stephen on the Cliffs PCC Reg Charity No 1131959

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