Candidates for this sacrament must have been in attendance in a catechetical program for at least two years prior to enrollment in the Confirmation program or in attendance at a Catholic school before enrollment in the Confirmation program.
Candidates will have either completed or be in the eighth grade or be 14 years old to begin preparation for Confirmation.
The parish DRE or Coordinator of the Confirmation process under his/her direction directs the program
The candidate has the right to make the decision about his/her readiness for this sacrament through the guidance of parents, sponsors, and the pastor. No candidate should be admitted to this sacrament without sufficient preparation as determined by the diocesan guidelines. Copies of the complete guidelines may be obtained from the Chancery.