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The celebration of Confirmation is traditionally celebrated in the Spring of ninth grade.  Students participate in the preparation provided by our faith formation team.

For adults joining and returning to the faith, instruction concerning this Sacrament can be arranged through the adult initiation process (RCIA).

Questions regarding the preparation of this sacrament can be directed to:

Father John

503-639-4179 ext. 112


Director of Faith Formation, Miriam Marston

503-639-4179 ext. 124


Mass Attendance

(Weekend and Holy Days of Obligation)


Confirmation Sponsors

Sponsors for Confirmation are a confirmed, practicing Catholic who will work closely with the candidate as a mentor who will support the candidate during the journey of preparation for the Sacrament. The sponsor presents the Candidate to the Bishop during the Confirmation Mass.


Confirmation Sessions

Candidates will attend one session per month throughout the year.  The sessions will enrich the candidate's faith to gain knowledge, strengthen hearts and bring revelation. 


Confirmation Retreat

As candidates, you are asked to spend a day in community, prayer and conversation with the goal to deepen faith. This retreat is designed to teach candidates about the initiation of Confirmation and the power of the Holy Spirit. 



Confirmation empowers candidates to live the faith in a very public way – by answering the call to serve. Candidates are asked to serve in the following areas: Liturgical Ministry, benefiting the parish, benefiting the community, and social justice. 

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