Youth Confirmation

In the Archdiocese of Atlanta, the Sacrament of Confirmation is usually received in 10th grade.  Preparation for Confirmation at Saint Brigid begins in winter of 9th grade.


Looking for information about next year’s Confirmation? 

Registration and the calendar for Confirmation 2020 will be available starting Dec 1, 2019.


Confirmation 2019

Click here for 2019 Confirmation Program Calendar

We are in the home stretch heading toward Confirmation on November 23, 2019!   Remember your Saint, Sponsor and Service Hours forms are due by October 12.

Contact the Confirmation team with any questions at Confirmation@saintbrigid.org


Prerequisites

To be eligible for Confirmation at Saint Brigid, each candidate must:

  1. Have already received the Sacraments of Baptism and First Communion
  2. Be a registered member of Saint Brigid Church (or receive special permission from the pastor of your home parish)
  3. Commit to attending weekly Sunday Mass
  4. starting with the Confirmation class of 2021:  Prior to starting the Confirmation Program, students will need to fulfill a 2 year religious education requirement in 7th/8th grade, in one of the following ways:
    • by attending full time Catholic school
    • by attending the EDGE middle school program
    • by completing the EDGE independent study program

Confirmation Timeline

  • Registration: Most students register for Confirmation in December of the 9th grade year.
  • Winter Classes: There are five classes on Sunday afternoon OR Wednesday evening in February/ March. (See Program Calendar for dates)
  • Summer “Confirmation Camp” is a 4-day program at Saint Brigid.   There will be two weeks in June to choose from.
  • Fall Events:  Fall events include a Sponsor/Candidate Program and Retreat Day in October.
  • November: The Sacrament of Confirmation is usually celebrated in November of 10th grade.

All teens to be confirmed will attend all classes and events, regardless of the high school they attend.

Older Students:  Confirmation is typically received in 10th grade, but any teen up to the age of 17 can participate in this program and receive Confirmation. Current 10th and 11th grade students are welcome to register!

FAQ: What about Lifeteen?  Lifeteen is not a required part of the Confirmation program, but we strongly encourage all students to participate in the Lifeteen Sunday night Life Nights. See the Lifeteen page for more information!


We look forward to working with you as together we prepare your teen for Confirmation.

Deacon Leo Gahafer, Cindy Soder, Kathy Hogan  —  Confirmation Team        confirmation@saintbrigid.org


View Photos of Past Confirmations

Kathy Hogan

khogan@saintbrigid.org

678-393-0060 ext:127

Wedding and Baptism Coordinator / Confirmation Team

Cindy Soder

csoder@saintbrigid.org

678-393-0060 ext. 129

Edge Coordinator & Confirmation Team

Rev. Mr. Leo Gahafer

lgahafer@saintbrigid.org

678-393-0060 ext:104

Deacon - Pastoral Associate & Adult Education & RCIA and Confirmation Coordinator