Adults who are baptized Catholic, have received First Communion but have not received the Sacrament of Confirmation, are eligible to sign up for our Adult Confirmation program. Two times a year, Confirmation preparation sessions will be offered to prepare adults for the celebration of Confirmation.
Confirmation may be received at different times throughout the year; first at our St. Andrew Parish celebration, or at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament on the Feast of Christ the King Sunday, or on Pentecost Sunday. The Archdiocese of Detroit encourages people to participate in their parish Confirmation celebrations. When this is not possible then people are invited to participate in the Cathedral’s Confirmation ceremonies.
Adult Confirmation is a very simple process:
You need to have been Baptized and received Communion in the Catholic Church.
- If not, you need to register for the RCIA process.
- You need to attend the Confirmation preparation sessions. Candidates for Confirmation are asked to complete all preparation sessions before the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation.
- You are asked to bring to the first session a recent copy of your Baptismal Certificate with notations. Please contact the church of your baptism and request a “new” Baptismal Certificate with notations (issued within six months).
- You need to choose a Confirmation sponsor. A Confirmation sponsor must be over sixteen years of age; be a practicing Catholic who has received the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist; and not be the father or mother of the one to be confirmed (cf. CCC 874). Canon Law further states: “It is desirable that the one who undertook the role of sponsor at Baptism be the sponsor for Confirmation” (CCC 893).
Contact Susan Kowalski at (248) 651-7486, or firstname.lastname@example.org to register for Adult Confirmation or RCIA.