CONFIRMATION YEAR 1

WHAT IS CONFIRMATION

St. Anthony of Padua prepares high school teens over a two year period for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Candidates for Confirmation can begin preparation in their Freshman year of high school. Each Candidate will complete their first year of preparation by attending Life Nights, which is held on Sunday evenings or

they are enrolled in an accredited Catholic High School.

 

The second year of preparation is the year in which the Candidate will receive the Sacrament. Teens will be enrolled in Confirmation Nights which are held on Wednesday evenings. All Candidates enrolled in Confirmation Nights will also automatically be enrolled in Life Teen and are invited to attend Life Nights on Sunday evenings.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Family is registered as parishioners of St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.

  • Teen is a freshman, sophomore, or junior in high school to enter Year One.

  • Baptized in the Catholic faith and has submitted a copy of their baptism and birth certificates. To submit forms, email copies to confirmation@ap.church.

  • If baptized in another faith, a copy of the Catholic Profession of Faith Certificate must be submitted. To submit forms, email copies to confirmation@ap.church.

  • Has received First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.

  • Participates in the sacramental life of the Church by attending weekly Mass and exhibits an active faith life and understanding of the Church.

YEAR ONE : PREPARATION 

Year One has 3 components, they are: 

FORMATION

Teens who are preparing for Confirmation will attend Life Nights on Sunday evenings in year one of preparation, or be enrolled in a Catholic High School. We highly encourage Year 1 candidates to attend the Life Teen Retreat. 

SERVICE PROJECT

Year One candidates will complete 4 hours of  service within the parish or community.

Please be sure you are receiving Year One Flocknote messages as we will send out Service Opportunities that arise throughout the year.

SELECT SPONSOR

Year One candidates will select an eligible Confirmation Sponsor who will complete and submit the Sponsor Form.

Please select arrow below for Sponsor Information page and Sponsor Form.

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