Q: I have a woman who just moved here with her son from Mexico. As you know, in Mexico they make their confirmation before the first communion. She has presented a letter to me from their pastor that the child is prepared to receive both sacraments. What should be done? Do I ask to confirm him with the to be baptized at the Easter Vigil? Thank you for your thoughts.
A: Probably so. You need the permission of your bishop to do this because the child was baptized Catholic as an infant. I think if you explain the case to the bishop as you did to me, he will give permission. But it is totally up to him.