Confirmation

“‘The imposition of hands is rightly recognized by the Catholic tradition as the origin of the sacrament of Confirmation, which in a certain way perpetuates the grace of Pentecost in the Church.’”
(CCC, no. 1288, citing Pope Paul VI, Divinae Consortium Naturae, no. 659).

 

Find out how to register in our Religious Education Program to start your path to confirmation.

 

“‘The imposition of hands is rightly recognized by the Catholic tradition as the origin of the sacrament of Confirmation, which in a certain way perpetuates the grace of Pentecost in the Church.’”

(CCC, no. 1288, citing Pope Paul VI, Divinae Consortium Naturae, no. 659).

Find out how to register in our Religious Education Program to start your path to confirmation.

 

Confirmation, together with Baptism and Eucharist, form the Sacraments of Initiation that are all intimately connected. In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is “sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit” and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ.

A WORD ABOUT GODPARENTS AND SPONSORS:

Before you ask someone to be a godparent or sponsor, or before accepting this honor, please consider the following: godparents and sponsors are people of faith who so exemplify what it means to be a member of the Church that they inspire (or hope to inspire) the one they are sponsoring and will support that person in his/her journey of faith.

 

To be considered eligible, Godparents are:

1. fully initiated (That is, they have received the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation)

2. registered and practicing members of a Catholic Church (who attend Mass and

3. at least 16 years of age.