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!


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. 

Items Due:
  • ASAP: Register into the Confirmation Program and pay the $70 Sacramental Preparation Fee
    • School of Religion students: use this SOR Registration Form and check the box for Confirmation Preparation.
    • Blessed Sacrament School, other Private Catholic Schools, and high school students: register using this Confirmation Registration Form.
  • By June 5th, 2017: Complete the Pledge Form and submit with a copy of your baptismal certificate (see Handbook for paperwork)

  • ASAP: Start your service hours!! Students need to complete 20 hours of service from at least 2 different organizations. It is recommended that students complete at least 10 hours over the summer. Hours must be completed by the time the Service Hours Log and Reflection are turned in on January 5th, 2018 (see Handbook for service opportunities and paperwork).

Save the Date: the Confirmation Rite of Enrollment will be held on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at the 5:30pm Mass.

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