Confirmation

 

The Christian life is an ongoing journey. In the Sacrament of Confirmation we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit and reaffirm our baptismal commitment to the Mission of Christ. The Spirit comes to us, enabling and empowering us to live as fully initiated members of the Catholic Church and sons and daughters of God who extend the message of Christ to the world.

 

Confirmation for Young People

At St. George, Confirmation is usually celebrated in the Spring of the child's 8th grade year.

– Preparation begins with the study of the message and mission of Jesus Christ. Candidate/parent meetings focusing on the Sacrament of Confirmation are held in the Fall.

– A Retreat assists the young people in discerning their readiness for the sacrament.

– Candidates choose a Confirmation/Saint name with appropriate research on their model of faith;

– Engage in twenty-five (25) hours of community service as determined by the school or religious education program

Contact Denise Dillard at 815.549.3537 for more information.

 

Confirmation for Adults

Adults who are seeking to be Confirmed are invited to contact the  Parish office to discuss your faith journey and to determine the appropriate preparation and the timing for the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation.