8th Grade & Confirmation

Holy Spirit will be participating in the Regional Confirmation Mass, which will be
March 30, 2019
at St. Augustine Cathedral


March 8 - Confirmation Stations of the Cross & light dinner with families 6:30 – 8:30 PM

March 19 - Grades 6-8, Prayer Service

March 25 - Confirmation Final Exam

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General Confirmation Guidelines

Confirmation Mass is Saturday, March 30th at 10 AM St. Augustine Cathedral329 Washington Avenue in Bridgeport, CT

Rehearsal will take place the morning of at 8:30 AM at St. Augustine.
We ask that everyone arrive promptly.

Dress Code 

The Bishop prefers that Confirmation Gowns be worn.
We will rent the gowns and will be contacting you for sizing information.

No sneakers.

Girls are to wear modest dresses or dress slacks and a modest blouse. No sneakers.

Boys are to wear dress shoes, dress slacks, button-down dress shirt, and tie or a suit and dress shoes.

In the Church

Individuals are prohibited from taking photos or videos with cameras, cell phones or other electronic devices during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

Please be sure to turn off your cell phone and all electronic devices before entering the church.


The rule of fasting from food and drink, except water, for one hour before receiving Holy Communion is still in effect.

We ask and thank you for your cooperation in adhering to these policies.

Confirmation Parent-Candidate Documents

These were handed out and explained at our first meeting on September 23, 2018

they will remain available here for download should you ever need any of them.

Table of Contents of Confirmation Folder 

Why Be Confirmed?

Preparing for Confirmation

Confirmation Dates at a Glance 

Choosing a Sponsor

Sponsor Information Form

Preparing a Saint Report

Example Saint Report

Charitable Service Guidelines

Charitable Service Form

Catholic Mass Worksheet

Lenten Confirmation Curriculum

Confirmation Interviews

Pre-Confirmation Interview Questions

Candidate Information Form

All of the above in one pdf


Please contact our Director of Religious Education with any questions or concerns at DRE@holyspiritstamford.org 



Both Catholic and Non-Catholic School Confirmation Candidates need to register at this time.


For Families of Confirmation Candidates Attending Catholic School

  • You do need to register now.
  • Parent & Confirmation Candidate need to attend the meeting on September 23rd.
  • The full Faith Formation Calendar may be confusing. I apologize but space was an issue. You may find the Confirmation only calendar easier to understand.




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