Confirmation is one of the 3 Sacraments of Initiation in the Catholic Church... the other two are Baptism and Eucharist. All three create the foundation of every Christian life.
We believe that the faithful are born anew by Baptism, strengthened by Confirmation, and nourished with the Eucharist.
This video from BustedHalo provides a good explanation of Confirmation and answers questions, such as:
In the United States, the Sacrament of Confirmation is usually received in Junior High or High School; but, many adults receive Confirmation, too. Other countries confer the sacrament of Confirmation during infancy, which is a similar practice for Eastern Rite Catholics.
Our parish provides Confirmation preparation for the following ages... Click on the page links for detailed program information:
High School students (grades 9-12): /high-school-grades-9-12
** We offer semester-style classes starting in 9th Grade - Freshman Year.
Young Adults (18-25 yrs, post-high school): /young-adult-group-ages-18-35
** Young Adults attend R.C.I.A. classes with non-Catholic young adults who are interested in becoming Catholic. You'll study Catholic theology, customs, and practice in a friendly, welcome environment to ask questions and share faith... all with people your age!
** Adults attend R.C.I.A. classes with non-Catholic adults who are interested in becoming Catholic. These classes provide an in-depth study of Catholic theology, customs, and practice - as well as a friendly, welcome environment to ask questions and share faith.