Confirmation

“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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Teen Confirmation Preparation Program
The Archdiocese of Atlanta requires a two-year Confirmation process for any student wishing to receive the sacrament.

  • 7th and 8th grade students must be enrolled in a Catholic High School or in the Parish School of Religion (PSR).  Please note that if your child is in PSR and has not attended 80% of the sessions in the 7th and 8th grades, they are not eligible for Confirmation in 10th grade.

  • All students in tenth grade, regardless of school affiliation, must attend the preparation sessions specifically designed for Confirmation in the fall of 2021.

Apply To Be A Teen Confirmation Prep Leader

Applications for the Fall 2021 Team are closed. Please check back next Spring to apply to be a part of the 2022 team! 

Confirmation Retreat

Due to the nature of our program, our retreat is limited only to those who participants in the program. We cannot accept youth from other Confirmation programs on our retreat.

 

Confirmation 2021 Handbook & Calendar

2021 Confirmation Handbook

2021 Meeting/Sessions Calendar

Confirmation 2021 Required Forms

Sponsor Form

Saint Name Form

Service Hours Form

Confirmation Fees

The fee for Confirmation is $150/teen. 

Confirmation Registration

Registration for Fall 2021 is closed. 

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

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