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Adult Confirmation

Remember, then, that you received a spiritual seal: the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of knowledge and reverence, the spirit of holy fear. Keep safe what you received. God the Father sealed you, Christ the Lord strengthened you and sent the Spirit into your hearts as the pledge of what is to come.

– Saint Ambrose

For those adults looking to make the sacrament of Confirmation:

  • Please begin by reviewing this list of Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Please be in contact with your local parish. They are the first point of contact, and many are prepared to support you in this way.
  • The OEEC will be coordinating the Adult Confirmation ceremonies in the fall and in the spring, but preparation for the sacrament takes place only in the context of the parish. 
  • As parishes notify us of their ability to offer Adult Confirmation preparation, their information will be posted below. 

Forms for Adult Confirmation

Archdiocese of Hartford Sponsor Certificate:

For those parishes who are prepared to offer Adult Confirmation sacramental preparation:

We ask that you keep our office informed regarding your Adult Confirmation preparation offerings, as we get a large number of inquiries and would like to direct those inquirers to their [nearest] parish. If you will be offering Adult Confirmation Preparation, please email us.  Visit the Resources for Adult Confirmation page if you are looking for more information.