• Confirmation at St. Charles


    • Encourage teens to strengthen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
    • Encourage all teens to be actively involved in parish life at St. Charles.
    • Provide a meaningful Confirmation experience.
    • Emphasize Confirmation as a strengthening for ongoing discipleship/ministry.
    • Offer a flexible schedule for today's increasingly busy teens.

    Requirements for the Confirmation Program:

    Reception of Baptism in the Catholic faith (or Profession of Faith), First Reconciliation, and First Communion

    Enrollment in 9th grade (or higher) to begin the Year 1 program and at least 10th grade (or higher) for the Year 2 program


    This is a year of discernment for students, as they learn more about the Sacrament of Confirmation and God’s invitation to this sacramental grace. The year consists of:

    • Orientation (Parents and candidates together)
    • Mass (Regular attendance)
    • Two Retreats (one in the fall and one in the spring)
    • Ministry (10 hours of service/ministry - at least 5 hours connected with St. Charles)


    This year is more intensive as candidates near the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation. 

    • Participate in Confirmation Classes (two includes parents/guardians and one includes sponsors)
    • Meet regularly with your sponsor 
    • Participate in the one-day retreat (in January)
    • Receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation during Advent

    Receive Confirmation in late January/early February.