Usually takes place in May each year in conjunction with the other parishes of the Thanet Deanery. In Confirmation the gifts of baptism are completed and enhanced, the person becomes an adults follower of Christ and the strength to witness to his teaching. The Holy Spirit is bestowed through this sacrament and seals the soul forever. The sacrament is usually given directly by a bishop. Confirmation classes take place between October and May each year. Any young person over the age of 12 may apply to enter the course. The programme involves a full overview of the Catholic faith, dedication to prayer and weekly mass, a retreat and a pilgrimage. For details contact Cliff Farrall (01843 591602) or Fr Marcus. It is also possible for adults to apply for the reception of confirmation.