We can draw strength through the graces we receive during our Christian life.
The programme helps parents understand the meaning and purpose of the Sacrament. This is usually done within the baby's first year. This is however not limited to babies, as anyone who is unbaptised and who wishes to enter the Church can be baptised.
For children in Year 3 or above, where children will also make their First Confession and receive a real understanding of the Eucharist.
For youth in Year 9 or above, where they make a personal commitment to affirm their baptismal vows and to their Christian faith.
Couples must take a marriage preparation course which usually lasts about 6 months. This is arranged with the priest on a case by case basis.