Sacrament of Confirmation

Sacrament of Confirmation:

  • By 2021, in the Diocese of Manchester, the typical age for the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Diocese of Manchester is now at least 3rd grade or nine years of age.

  • By 2021 children will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation prior to, or at the same celebration of the Sacrament of First Holy Communion

  • Children preparing to receive this sacrament are expected to be part of parish faith formation in first, second and third grade.

  • There will be a Saturday morning retreat attended by the child with a parent/guardian

    For additional information about the initiative Restore, Renew, Proclaim the Hope that is Christ go the Diocese of Manchester website