Yesterday our Godson & oldest nephew, Niko, received the sacrament of confirmation.
Molly, Mike, Kati, Niko and Clark
Crucifix, tabernacle and altar at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Tacoma
Tim, Niko and me after confirmation
Papa (Grandpa) Pete with Niko
Niko with an image of his patron Saint Nicholas
Zac and Niko
Bishop Eusebio Elizondo confirmed our Godson, Niko, and a huge group of teens and adults at
St. Charles Borromeo last night.
Powerful, personal, and profound; the anointing with sacred chrism and the laying on of hands at confirmation marked these Christians, sealing them with the gifts of the Holy Spirit, completing their Christian initiation.
What a blessing to have shared in another of Niko's sacraments.
Especially meaningful for me as his Godmother was hearing Niko renew the promises Tim and I made, together with his parents, at his baptism when he was so tiny. Look at him now!