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Confirmation along with Baptism and Eucharist is a Sacrament of Initiation. It seals (Confirms) the vows of Baptism. Like Baptism, it can be received only once. Eucharist is the ongoing living out of the faith commitment made in Baptism and Confirmation.

Confirmation is a sacrament of Spiritual growth that enables a person to stand before the world as a witness to the power of the Holy Spirit. The person being confirmed is committed to Christ and is ready to be a responsible disciple in the Christian Community. 

If you or your child is ready to receive the Holy Sacrament of Confirmation.

How do I begin to prepare for Confirmation?

There are a few things that need to be taken care of in order for you to begin the Confirmation process.

Are you registered at Saint Mary's Parish?
Are you a Baptized Catholic?
Are you entering your junior year in high school (or older)?
Are you enrolled in the School of Religion program or Confraternity of Christian Doctrine​ (CCD)?

Some Questions to ask yourself –

Am I ready to accept the Catholic faith for myself?
Do I want to be a part of the Catholic Community?
Do I choose the Catholic Church as my own and not just as my parent’s church.
Do I attend Mass regularly?
Am I willing to spend time learning about Christ and the Christian Faith?
Am I willing to commit to spending time serving for the church?


For more information please contact:

Pilar Ignacio,

Catechetical Ministry Director at (619) 500-MARY (6279)

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