The Annual Confirmation Mass of St. Mary’s Church was held on March 23, 2015 at 7, 00 p.m. The Mass was preceded by the reception of Bishop Armando Ochoa, Bishop of the Fresno Diocese at the St. Anthony’s Ranch by the Rogationists Fathers headed by the Pastor and Vicar Forane Fr. John Bruno, together with Frs. Rene Panlasigui, Devassy Painadath and Edwin Manio.
A simple dinner was served to the Bishop who was accompanied by a deacon and her wife. They were also present the four Rogationist Seminarians.
After the dinner, Bishop Armando went to the parish for the concelebrated Mass of Confirmation of 73 candidates. The confirmandees came from the St. Mary’s Church and St. Catherine’s Church both of which are under the care of the Rogationists. The Eucharistic Celebration was graced by the parents and relatives of the confirmandees and also by the parishioners. After the Mass, a simple snack was served to all in the Parish Hall.