What you, the candidate for Confirmation in the Phase II class, need to do:

  • Fully participate in class. It’s going to be awesome.
  • Hand in your Baptism and First Holy Communion certificates if you received these Sacraments at a parish other than the Cathedral.
  • Choose a Confirmation Saint and write a short paper (minimum 1 page, Times New Roman font size 12, 1 inch margins, double-spaced) about the Saint, how he/she has influenced or inspired you, and why you are choosing this name by March 13, 2022
  • Write a letter to Bishop Cote (who will be celebrating your Confirmation Mass) by March 13, 2022
  • Choose a Confirmation Sponsor by March 13, 2022
  • Complete the Affirmation of Sponsors form if your sponsor is not a parishioner of the Cathedral of Saint Patrick by April 24, 2022
  • Attend Community Service Days (or make other arrangements with Sister Veronica Rose) 
  • Attend the Confirmation Retreat on Sunday, March 27, 1-6pm (there are no Confirmation classes that morning)
  • Pray. Ask for help. Be open to others. Be kind to one another. Pray.


Important Dates:

  • 3/27, 1-6pm – Confirmation Phase I & II Retreat 
  • 4/9, 9am-12pm – Confirmation Phase I and II Community Service Day, St. Patrick Cathedral (lunch to follow)
  • 6/4, 10am-1pm – Confirmation Review and Rehearsal #1 with lunch included
  • 6/10, 6:30-7:30pm – Confirmation Rehearsal #2 with Saint Patrick School- sponsors must attend!
  • 6/11, 10am - Sacrament of Confirmation

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