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Confirmation

The last in the sacraments of initiation into full stature as Christians (following Baptism and First Communion), "the sacrament of Confirmation is the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit as once granted to the apostles on the day of Pentecost" (Catechism of the Catholic Church 1301).

Through this sacrament the Christian is rooted more deeply in relationship with the Father, united more firmly to Christ, increased in the gifts of the Holy Spirit, further perfected in participation in the Church, and receives special strength to spread and defend the faith as a witness to the activity of Jesus in the world (ibid. 1303).  Having received this indelible mark on their soul, the confirmed must be open to these graces for them to bear fruit, and can be confident that the Lord will provide these gifts which he promises.

For Youth 
Prerequisites
:
1. Baptism and Eucharist
2. Regular attendance at Liturgy
3. Completion of parish religious education program or Lansing Catholic the year prior to preparing for the Sacrament.
4. Enrolled in parish religious education program or Lansing Catholic the year of the sacrament.
5. Completion of 9th Grade Religious Education or a student at Lansing Catholic.

When: Anytime in high school

Description: Confirmation is the sacrament that empowers the Christian to be a true witness for Christ. As the sacrament that completes ones’ initiation into the Catholic Church by strengthening the gifts of the Holy Spirit, it is an opportunity for the student to confirm and commit to the Faith accepted for them at Baptism. In a sense, preparation for Confirmation is a two-year process. The first year is the class Catholic Faith which is an overview of our Catholic faith. The second year is the formal preparation process, which consists of workshops, service projects, and an overnight retreat. This process begins in the fall and will end with Confirmation sometime in February.

Any questions can be directed to Miriam Lynch at 627-8493

For Adults 
(If you are not Catholic, please see our RCIA page)
Prerequisites
:
1. Baptism and Eucharist
2. Regular attendance at Liturgy

Description: 

Have you been wondering if God is calling you to the sacrament of Confirmation? The bible reminds us that the Holy Spirit leads us to truth, (John 16:13) helps us to avoid sin (Cor. 6:11) and gives us unparalleled understanding of the mind and heart of Jesus (1 Cor. 2:6-14).