Congratulations to our 2019 Confirmandi!
In the Archdiocese of Washington, sacramental preparation for Confirmation takes place over two years. Those interested in preparing for Confirmation in their 9th grade year should be enrolled in Catholic faith formation during their 8th grade year.
All students entering 9th grade whose families are registered at JGS receive an invitation to enter the Confirmation program. Sessions are held on Sunday evenings throughout the year.
The 2019-2020 Confirmation Preparation Program began on Sunday, September 15th. Please find this year’s information in the important resources below:
Paperwork Due September 22nd, 2019:
CONFIRMATION SPONSOR PAPERWORK (due oct & dec)
Please note the guidelines for choosing a sponsor, described fully in the Confirmation handbook. The sponsor must be a practicing Catholic (attends Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation, has been confirmed, lives according to the teachings of the Church; if they are married they were married by a Catholic priest or deacon). The sponsor must also be 16 or older by September 8th, 2019. The sponsor cannot be the candidate’s parent.
CONFIRMATION saint name and report (Due Jan. 5)
Catechists and parents: For additional Catholic education resources, click here to check out our Symbaloo page.