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“Confirmation perfects Baptismal grace; it is the sacrament which gives the Holy Spirit in order to root us more deeply in the divine filiation, incorporate us more firmly into Christ, strengthen our bond with the Church, associate us more closely with her mission, and help us bear witness to the Christian faith in words accompanied by deeds.” Catechism of the Catholic Church 1316
Youth (Grades 7-8 and High School)
The Sacrament of Confirmation is conferred upon candidates who have completed a program of study and service through the Parish School or Religious Education Program. Confirmation is normally celebrated by the Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington.