Welcome to the Confirmation Website

Congratulations to all students who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday, February 25th, 2017! We are excited to see your continued growth in the faith as you make use of your new gifts. Check out the programs for high school students on our Youth Ministry page!

Adults seeking Confirmation, please see the RCIA page.
High school students seeking Confirmation, please contact Casey directly (email and phone below).



Save the Date: Confirmation will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 with Bishop D'Orsonville, at 9:30am (Group 1) and 1:30pm (Group 2).

Confirmation Rehearsals will be held in the Church on Tuesday, February 20 (Group 1) and Wednesday, February 21 (Group 2) from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Attendance is mandatory for Confirmandi and their sponsors (or a stand-in) and highly encouraged for parents. There will be time for Confessions.

Confirmation groups will be assigned in December.

  • Click here to download the full Confirmation Handbook.

  • Involvement in the sacramental life: All Confirmation candidates, supported by their families and sponsors, should attend Mass every Sunday and Holy Day of Obligation. It is also good to go to Confession once per month, or as needed. See the “Mass and Readings” tab above for Mass and Confession times.

  • Paperwork: By now, all Confirmation candidates should have completed/submitted the following:
  • Due by January 5th, 2018:
  • Faith & Service: All Confirmation candidates are asked to attend at least one session of the Faith & Service program (also open to all middle school students). These take place on the first Friday of each month, 5:30pm to 8:00pm. RSVP on the Youth Ministry Eventbrite page.

All paperwork may be scanned and emailed to Casey Esser (see email below), or mailed / dropped off at the Parish Center in a sealed envelope addressed to:

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Attn: Casey Esser
3630 Quesada Street, NW
Washington, DC 20015

Click here to download the Year-At-A-Glance Confirmation Calendar.

Click here to download the Confirmation Handbook, including all handouts/paperwork (hard copies available in the Faith Formation Office, Duffy Parish Center 2nd floor).

Questions, please contact Casey Esser at , 202.449.3985