We are excited that you are ready to prepare to be "sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit" and be strengthened for service to the Body of Christ!

Confirmation deepens our baptismal life that calls us to be missionary witnesses of Jesus Christ in our families, neighborhoods, society, and the world.  . . .  We receive the message of faith in a deeper and more intensive manner with great emphasis given to the person of Jesus Christ, who asked the Father to give the Holy Spirit to the Church for building up the community in loving service.



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Who is eligible for Teen Confirmation classes?

Students ages 14-17 who are Baptized Catholic and have received First Communion. 


How long is the program?

This is a two-year preparation program 


When is class?

Classes begin in October 2023

In person catechist-led classes are twice a month, on Wednesday evenings.

Additionally, attendance is expected at other teen events per the yearly Confirmation calendar. 

Sunday Mass (or Saturday Vigil Mass) and Holy Days of Obligation attendance is expected as per Precepts of the Church.


Are there prerequisites?

Students are expected to know the Sign of the Cross, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be, and Apostle’s Creed before Sacramental Preparation begins.


What are the requirements for Godparents?

Please review this letter from Most Reverand Michael C. Barber, SJ, Bishop of Oakland

Policy for Sponsors/Godparents    Póliza para Padrino/Madrina  


When are Sacraments received?

Sacraments are received after yearly in-person assessments when the teen is ready.


Are classes offered in Spanish?

The program is offered in English only.


For questions, contact:

Glenda at or call 925-667‐4096