Confirmation id one of the three Sacraments of Initiation, along with Baptism and Eucharist. In confirmation there is a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the candidate to strength their baptismal vocation and to awaken the gifts necessary to participate actively in the life of the Church. It is imperative that all Catholics seek out the gifts of the Holy Spirit offered through the sacrament of Confirmation


  • Candidate must attend weekly Mass and Holy Days of Obligation.
  • Candidate must attend Confirmation Class on a regular basis and may miss no more than 3 classes.
  • Candidate is required to attend a diocesan or church retreat.
  • The Candidate must choose a Saint and complete a report on the life of the Saint and their reason for choosing him or her as their Saintly role model.
  • The Candidate is required to do 30 hours of community or church related service.
  • The Candidate must desire to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.
  • The Candidate must pass an end of the year test (70%) showing their basic knowledge of the faith.
  • The Candidate must choose a sponsor who is a practicing member of The Catholic Church and is a good Christian role model. The sponsor must be Confirmed, able to receive the Sacraments and have a letter from their home Church stating that they are in good standing in the Catholic Church.

Those seeking to be confirmed should contact the Religious Education Department at JORS (864 576 1164) or Click Here to visit Sacramental Preparations at JORS.