Confirmation 8th Grade

Confirmation will be Celebrated at 4:00 pm on Wednesday March 13, 2024

Confirmation Retreat will be on Friday October 20th at 6:00 pm in the gym. Students to be Confirmed and their Sponsor are required (or an adult if sponsor has not been chosen or is unavailable).

2023-2024 8th Grade Calendar


Confirmation Dress Code Requirements: All students and sponsors must be neatly dressed.

Girls: Dress, skirt and blouse or dress slacks, dress shoes. Beware that spiky heels can catch in the carpeting causing tripping.

Boys: Dress pants or khakis with dress shirt, dress shoes. No jeans, T-shirts or sneakers.

 All students will wear robes – the girls will wear white and the boys will wear red.


Sacramental Prep Requirements for all Students and Families for 2022-2023

Parent Responsibilities:

***Attend Enrollment Promise Ceremony Meeting 

***Enrollment Promise: Signed by parent & student during the 8th Grade Enrollment Ceremony

***Sponsor Statement of Faith and Certification Form due January 21st, 22nd, 23 2024 depending on class day.

Student Responsibilities:

Confirmation Questions – (download below) must be studied so that each student is well-versed by Confirmation day. They may be questioned on Confirmation day.

 ***Letter to Fr. Tom – Why they want to receive Sacrament, how they prepared and will continue to prepare for it and how they will continue to live a life of service. Due December 10th, 11th, 12th 2023 depending on class day.

***Saint Report – Name of saint chosen for Confirmation name. Required form to be downloaded from the Confirmation tab on the webpage. Due January 21st, 22nd, 23rd 2024 depending on class day.

 ***Interview of Sponsor – This project is interactive – it’s an interview – not a form to give to the sponsor for him/her to fill out! Required form to be downloaded from the Confirmation tab on the webpage. Due January 28th, 29th, 30th 2024 depending on class day.

***Gifts of the Spirit Project – art project (drawing, collage, painting, etc) demonstrating each: Wisdom, Understanding, Right Judgment, Courage, Knowledge, Reverence, Wonder & Awe. Due February 18th, 19th, 20th 2024 depending on class day.

 ***Christian Service: Each child will be required to perform 10 hours of  Christian Service. Each student shall also write a short reflection (about a paragraph) on how this service experience has affected him/her. Form and reflection due February 25th, 26th, 27th 2024 depending on class day.

 ***Regular Attendance at Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation. 

***Retreat Date is Friday October 20th 2023

 ***Students will be required to attend two Sacramental Preparation sessions during February / March 2024. The dates will be posted on the website and e-mailed.

*** Please see these for details regarding Reconciliation in Preparation for Confirmation:

Reconciliation In Preparation for Confirmation 

Reconciliation 2022


*** Practice the week before Confirmation  – The sponsors must attend the practice. If a sponsor cannot be there, a parent must attend in his/her place.


Forms available to download:                         

 Confirmation Sponsor Interview

Sponsor Form

Student Information Sheet

Saint Report

Christian Service Project Information 2022

Christian Service Ideas

   Confirmation Questions