Ask the Bishop – Bishop Denis Nulty
Bishop Denis Nulty answers questions from Confirmation candidates from primary schools in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.
Videos were prepared by schools in Portarlington, Grange and Timahoe.
Questions included –
What age you need to be to make your Confirmation?
Do you think the age should be changed?
Can you make your Confirmation if you’re sick in hospital?
Why we choose a Confirmation Name and what was your confirmation name and why did you chose it?
Why do the boys and girls need to choose a name and does it need to be a saint’s name?
Do we have to pledge not to drink, take drugs or smoke for the rest of our lives?
Did you take the Pledge and if so what was it and did you keep it?
How did you prepare for your Confirmation?
What did Confirmation mean to you?
What was Confirmation was like when you were a child?
What do you remember about your Confirmation day and can you remember which bishop confirmed you?
How did you prepare for Confirmation?
How best can we prepare for Confirmation?
Why is the dove used as a symbol for Confirmation?
Is confirmation is more important than Baptism?
Why it is so important for a Catholic to be confirmed?
Is there any prayer specific to Confirmation which we should know?
How will our relationship with God grow stronger after our Confirmation?
What advice would you give to a young (MEATH!!) boy like me to keep me focused on my relationship with God and tuned in with the church?