The Sacrament of Confirmation
“The Sacrament of Confirmation impresses a character and by it the baptized, continuing on the path of Christian initiation, are enriched by the gift of the Holy Spirit and bound more perfectly to the Church; it straightens them and obliges them more firmly to be witnesses to Christ by word and deed and to spread and defend the faith.” (Canon 879).
Students begin this formation in their eighth year. This preparation includes service projects, spirit evenings, classroom instructions and a retreat. Students must be enrolled in Day School or in Monday Evening Program. (Note: Arrangements are made for students who have special needs or request preparation at other times.)
If you are interested in being a catechist or volunteer, or for more information and registration, please contact the Religious Education Office 347-2071.
Confirmation Practice is Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 7PM in the Church. Confirmation Candidates and their Sponsors should be at practice. If a Sponsor cannot be there, a parent may substitute.
The Confirmation Mass is Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7PM in the Church. Confirmation Candidates and their Sponsors MUST be in the Main Hall of the Convocation Center at 6:30PM.
For Confirmation Dress Code, please wear the following:
- Gentlemen: Dress shirt, dress pants, tie, and dress shoes. Jacket is optional.
- Ladies: Knee-length dress or skirt OR dress pants and dress blouse. Shoulders MUST be completely covered, with no spaghetti straps.
- Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and attire that does not prohibit your participation in the Mass, as you will be processing in, walking, bending, etc.
Please be sure anything you wear is appropriate for the Mass. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call the Office of Religious Education at 513-347-2071.
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