8th Grade & Confirmation

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

Confirmation Interviews

All candidates for Confirmation must be interviewed by their pastor. Holy Spirit Parishioners can sign up for their interview with Monsignor Royal on Sign Up Genius using the link below.

Sign Up!

If you are registered as a parishioner with another parish you will need to arrange your interview with your pastor and have him send his letter recommending you for Confirmation to our rectory.

To read a list of the kinds of questions you might be asked see Confirmation Interviews

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

Candidate Information Form

All of the above in one pdf



General Confirmation Guidelaines


Dress Code 

The Bishop prefers that Confirmation Gowns be worn. 


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.

No sneakers.


Church Etiquette

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

We have engaged a professional photographer to take photographs at appropriate times during the Mass. He will also take photographs after Mass at the altar or on the Church ground, weather permitting. 


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 your cooperation in adhering to these policies.


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.






Holy Spirit Dove




(Catholic & non- Catholic schools)

Confirmation Retreat
Saturday, January 12

Holy Family Hall
concludes with
5:15PM Mass
Parents & Sponsors
attend 5:15PM Mass

Parents, Sponsors & Student attendance required








Click for general information about the sacrament of Confirmation


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