Parishioners at St. Rupert Parish in Red Brush and St. Clement Parish in Boonville were confirmed on June 29.
The group includes, front row, Colton Knapp, Jillian Eble, Bailey Meador, Father Lowell Will, pastor, second row, Allison Smith, Robert Bittner, Byron Seibert, Kurt Ziliak, Austin Beavers and Kyler Klein. Each confirmand is holding a red teddy bear. They received the bears as part of their gift from the religious education department of St. Clement, said Deborah Findley, DRE. “We have given out teddy bears as part of our gifts to our graduates and first communicants as well.”