What is Confirmation?
Confirmation is one of the Sacraments of Initiation. You are baptized into Christ through Baptism, the first Sacrament of Initiation. Then you experience being nourished at Christ’s table with the Body of Christ when you receive Holy Communion. Now in the Sacrament of Confirmation you will receive the full outpouring of the Holy Spirit. In these sacraments you are united with Christ and His Church, the Body of Christ.
Grade 9 and 10 Confirmation
You have been preparing for Confirmation since your Baptism and at this point in your Faith journey you are entering into a time of focused and deliberate preparation for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit through the sacrament of Confirmation.
The graces a person receives in Confirmation helps them shift their focus from interior formation (which began at Baptism) to an exterior proclamation, giving them the courage to witness to the Faith through their words and actions.
The Sacrament of Confirmation calls you to be a living witness of God’s love in the world.
What does this mean for you?
You will be asked to begin completing Faith in Action activities. These activities are intended to help you to experience a variety of ministries with the intention of seeing what ministries best answers God’s call to serve his people and Church.
Engage in a dedicated study of the Catholic Faith. You can do this in part through active and frequent attendance of RE classes.
Begin to think about who you would like to be your Confirmation Sponsor.