Confirmation

Confirmation Dress Code
(Revised by Office of the Bishop, August, 2011)

“Sunday best” attire is expected.

For Guys:

  • Dress trousers (no jeans), with shirt and tie.
  • A coat is recommended but not necessary.

For Girls:

  • A dress, or a skirt and blouse, or a pantsuit, none of which may be tight fitting.
  • The dress or skirt must reach the knees (no mini-skirts) and cover the back.
  • The dress or blouse must have sleeves that cover the shoulders. (Spaghetti straps, etc are not sleeves.)
  • No low-cut tops on blouses or dresses.
  • Please wear appropriate undergarments when wearing light colored clothing.

For a Candidate Information Sheet, please click here.

For Sponsor Information, please click here.

Give your time in service to others.

You must complete 3 different forms of service to fulfill your confirmation requirement.

  1. Service in the Community.
  2. Service within your church.
  3. Service for your family.

There is no hour requirement but we do ask you to try to make the Service substantial.

After completing each service, complete an essay with a description of:

  1.  Your service;
  2. Who benefited from it;
  3. What you learned from it.

Please DO NOT wait until the last minute.

Confirmation service hour ideas

Community ideas:

  • I.M.Sulzbacher homeless shelter
  • St. Francis Soup Kitchen
  • Habijax for humanity
  • Second Harvest Food Bank

Church ideas:

  • Angel tree drop-off and help wrap and organize gifts for local needy families.
  • Senior High Dinner Theatre

Family Ideas:

  • Help elderly relative with household chores
  • Help family with yard work or housework
  • Wash parent’s cars for a month
  • Hands On Jacksonville

For a Service Hour form, please click here.

Confirmation 2015/2016 Important Dates:

Parent and Candidate Confirmation Meeting:  Sunday, October 30, 2016, 10:45 – 11:15 am in the School Gym

Retreat 1: Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Retreat 2: Saturday, March 18, 2017, 9:00 am – 6:30 pm

Confirmation Rehearsal:  Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:00 pm.  (We meet in the Parish Life Center)
Confirmation Day: Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 10:30 am