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“Baptism, the Eucharist, and the sacrament of Confirmation together constitute the ‘sacraments of Christian initiation,’ whose unity must be safeguarded. It must be explained to the faithful that the reception of the sacrament of Confirmation is necessary for the completion of baptismal grace. For ‘by the sacrament of Confirmation, [the baptized] are more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit. Hence they are, as true witnesses of Christ, more strictly obliged to spread and defend the faith by word and deed.’”

– Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1285

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Procedures for Confirmation For Teens
The Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated each Fall for teens in the 10th grade. The Archdiocese of Atlanta requires a two-year Confirmation process for any student wishing to receive the sacrament. OLA's Confirmation Preparation Program takes place on Wednesday evenings from September - October of each year. 

For detailed information on our Teen Confirmation Program, click here

​For questions about the Confirmation program, contact Andrew Knuckles, Youth Minister at (404) 261-7181 ext. 113 or

Sacramento de la Confirmación para la Comunidad Latina
Para obtener información sobre el Sacramento de la Confirmación para adolescentes y adultos en nuestra comunidad latina, comuníquese con Carlos Vizcaino, Coordinador de la comunidad latina. Comuníquese con Carlos al 404-261-7181 ext. 356 o

Procedures for Confirmation for Adults
Adults wishing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation go through the Order of Christian Initiation of Adults (OCIA) Program. For information on this program, click here.
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