St. Mary of the Assumption Church


Confirmation is a two year program which covers the teachings of our Faith which prepares the student to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation and live a productive Catholic life.  The “YouCat” is used as the text for both years.  During the first year, Parts I and II (Overview of the Creed and Sacraments) are covered.  In the second year, Part III (Overview Morality), a review of the Sacrament of Initiation, the Corporal & Spiritual Works of Mercy and the Beatitudes are covered.

Requirements for Confirmation are:

  • 20 hours of service each year
  • Mass Attendance
  • The Sacrament Of Reconciliation during Advent and Lent.
  • Retreat (second year)
  • Essay on “Why they want to be Confirmed” which is sent to the Bishop. (second year)
  • Report on Saint selected which includes a short history of the saint and why you chose that particular saint. (second year)
  • Interview with Father. (second year)

During the second year, the student will be ask to select a sponsor.  Requirements for being a sponsor are:

  • Must be Confirmed
  • Must be in good standing with the Church
  • Must be a communicant of a parish
  • Can not be the parents of the candidate.