CONFIRMATION

Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation

Welcome to the Pax Christi Confirmation Program! We are excited to journey with your family and teen toward the Sacrament of Confirmation. The Sacrament of Confirmation is given to the baptized in order to more perfectly bind the Candidates to God through His Church. Through this Sacrament, your child will be enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit to be true witnesses of Christ. Confirmation is not a graduation from Religious Education or the faith. Therefore, the preparation for receiving this Sacrament cannot be simply a class your child must attend to receive head knowledge. Instead, this is a period of time for them to deepen their faith and ask God for the Grace to live it out in a more real way. The youth who fully enter into this process of ongoing conversion have the opportunity to encounter Christ and become his disciples. Because of this, our entire Confirmation Preparation Program is structured in a way to encourage the candidates to not just go through the motions but to be open to the life changing power of the Holy Spirit as we see in the apostles at Pentecost. “When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire, distributed and resting on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.” (Acts 2:1-4)


Youth Confirmation Preparation

Who can be confirmed?
– Youth who are in 8th Grade or older
– Must have completed one year of Faith Formation prior to beginning Confirmation Prep (i.e. Youth Group or G.I.F.T.)

How to register?
– Paper Registration (see form below)

No Candidate will be confirmed in the class until we receive a completed Activity release, Media release, Baptismal Certificate and Payment.

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Activity and Minor Media Release 8th Grade Confirmation Packet 9-12 Grade Confirmation Packet

For further information and/or to register:

Contact Chenele Shaw, Director of Youth Ministry (303) 799-1036 ext.103


Adult Confirmation Preparation

This preparation program is for adults:

  • Who are 18 years of age and older
  • Who have celebrated Baptism and Eucharist (First Communion)
  • Who participate regularly in Sunday Mass
  • Who are registered in the parish

Confirmation Preparation is done through the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) process.  The RCIA group meets weekly on Sunday mornings after the 8:30am Mass.  Meetings begin in mid-September and end in May.  Adult Confirmation is celebrated by Bishop Sheridan typically in May. 

For further information and/or to register contact Ginger Giesen, Director of Discipleship at faithformation@paxchristi.org or

call (720) 419-0126.