Children enrolled in the religious education program at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Pittston recently received the Sacrament of Confirmation. Bishop Joseph C. Bambera administered the sacrament to 58 seventh- and eighth-grade students. Participants, from left, first row, are Grace McDonald; Grace Berlew; Lucas Williams; Jacob Terrana; Monsignor John J. Bendik, pastor; Bishop Bambera; Father Tomczak; Mark Ranieli; Matthew Lanzendorfer; Kaya Hindmarsh; and Mia Tavaglione. Second row: Sandra Maisano, Meghan Shulde, Brianna Murphy, Noah Miller, Luigi Romano, Richard Morahan, John Galonis, Joshua Kline, Bryan Rowan, Kristopher Vanesko, Alexis Connolly, Kieran Rinish and Mary Elizabeth Strunk. Third row: Annabella Stack, Miranda Jenkins, Emily Hughes, Morgan Maas, Kierstan Grieco, Sarah Armitage, Nicole Zambetti, Delaney Kutchkus, Kiaura Ruskey, Grace Remus, Gabriella Para and Taylor Demich. Fourth row: Kaitlyn Connors, Alana Lynch, Kaya Karotko, Alysha Smigiel, Jessica Kilyanek, Abigail Bauman, Hannah Doran, Margret Martin, Christina Kilyanek, Savannah McGoff, Alexis Skutak, Kearney Turant and Olivia Zablocky. Fifth row: Vincent Ambrose, Edward Galonis, James Dillon, Dylan Burwell, Joseph Jones, Andrew Brennan, Michael Rakaczewski, Xavier Parrick, Thomas Connors, Nicholas McGlynn, David Butler and Adam Kelly. Sixth row: Sister Kieran Williams, director of religious formation; David Walker; Michele Hogan; Deacon David Marx; Deacon Joseph Mosley; Deacon James Cortegerone; Sheila Kern; and Taylor Baloga.