Celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

This is a special time for you and your family. You are completing your initiation into the Body of Christ, the Church. This booklet will help you prepare to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

As a parish, Our Lady of Lourdes takes its responsibility in the preparation and celebration of Confirmation very seriously. The parish family is here to help you prepare in accord with the dignity of Confirmation, the requirements of the Archdiocese of Miami and in keeping with the universal law of the Church. This booklet has been prepared for the specific purpose of facilitating the process for you, our registered parishioner.

Note to Non-Parishioners: We will be happy to assist those who are not parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, and who desire to receive Confirmation, to contact the proper person to begin the preparation process at their home parish.

When is a person ready to receive Confirmation?

A person who,

  • desires Confirmation;
  • has and an age-appropriate understanding of Jesus and His Church (Our Lady of Lourdes provides Christian Formation classes in order to help the candidate successfully express this understanding);
  • regularly attends Sunday Mass (Our Lady of Lourdes requires that parish records reflect that the person has attended Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church at least 30 Sundays for the year prior to receiving Confirmation); and
  • is at least 7 years of age.

is considered to be ready to receive Confirmation.


You may register for classes at the Office of Christian Formation during normal office hours.