Astoria Youth Are Sealed in the Spirit

Photo Reyna Cortes

Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., bestowed the sacrament of Confirmation on 56 young people from the faith formation program at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, this spring. The newly confirmed and the bishop are pictured with Nelly Gutierrez, religious education director; teachers Len DiVittorio, Joan Moretti, Charmaine Spadavecchia and Louise Walton; Msgr. Sean G. Ogle, pastor; parochial vicars, Father Wlad Kubrak and Father Peter Nguyen, moderator of the faith formation program; and Father Ed Brady, pastor emeritus of St. Margaret Mary. Also pictured is transitional Deacon Hung Cao, who has been serving at parish.