Sacramental Prep – Confirmation

Sacramental Prep Program for Confirmation

  • Students entering 9th Grade are eligible to prepare to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation
  • Students will meet approximately twice monthly on Sunday evenings following Mass (6:15 pm to 7:30 pm)
  • The 2021-2022 Confirmation Prep Program begins on September 19, 2021, with Confirmation scheduled for February 3, 2022 (subject to change per Bishop’s schedule)
  • Students’ Sponsors should plan for active participation in the program, attending most meetings, and engaging in weekly conversations with the students on topics of faith
    • Sponsors must be active in the Catholic faith and be at least 16 years old
  • Parents are encouraged to attend and participate in our program alongside their students
  • Students will benefit both from small peer group discussions and large group activities as they prepare to receive the sacrament
  • Service Hour opportunities will be provided and earned in our group gatherings
  • Ongoing faith formation is important, and students are encouraged to continue their faith formation efforts after Confirmation through our High School Ministry
  • Program registration will require a copy of the child’s Baptism Certificate even if baptized at St. James or if the certificate is on file at St. James School


In Person Registrations

In-person registration, materials pick-up, and payment opportunities will be offered after all Masses the weekends of August 14th/15th and August 21st/22nd