At Confirmation the gifts of the Holy Spirit are strengthened, and we confirm our baptismal promises. Greater awareness of the grace of the Holy Spirit is conferred through the anointing of chrism oil and the laying on of hands by the Bishop.  Through the Sacrament of Confirmation we renew our baptismal promises and commit to living a life of maturity in the Christian faith. While baptism is the sacrament of new life, confirmation gives birth to that life.

REALLY Important Dates for Confirmation Preparation 2019-2020…

If you’re in high school and have not yet been confirmed, but would like to start the preparation process in the fall, here are some really important dates to get on your calendar right away! 

December 11, 7 pm                         Parent & Candidate Information Meeting

Sat, April 18 - Sun, April 19           Confirmation Retreat (online adaptation now available -- contact the Director of Faith Formation if you missed the email, and may God bless the time you put aside for prayer and reflection during this stressful season)

June 11, 7 pm                                  Confirmation Rehearsal**
June 13, 10 am                                Rite of Confirmation**
**These dates are postponed to a time when we can gather safely. Please stay tuned on Flocknotes or contact Juliana with questions / concerns. 

We have many other wonderful sessions and events planned, but there will be several options for those; the dates listed above are ONE-TIME ONLY!  Please be sure to register for AYM High on the Faith Formation registration form.  All Confirmation candidates are required to have been enrolled in formal religious education at least one year immediately prior to preparing for the sacrament and to be enrolled in formal religious education in the year concurrent with preparing for the sacrament.  If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Faith Formation.  




Confirmation preparation for adolescents is open to all young people in high school.  Candidates must have completed at least one year of formal religious education immediately prior to preparing for Confirmation and be enrolled in formal religious education during the year of preparation.  

To register for Confirmation preparation 2020-2021, please use this online form. You should also register for Faith Formation 2020-2021, unless you're enrolled in Catholic school.


For more information about Confirmation at St. Francis contact the Director of Faith Formation


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