Confirmation is the sacrament that completes Baptism; in it the gift of the Holy Spirit is bestowed upon us. Anyone who freely decides to live a life as God’s child and ask for God’s Spirit under the signs of the imposition of hands and anointing with Chrism receives the strength to witness God’s love and might in deed and word.
A hand is placed on us. We step out onto the field of life. Through the Holy Spirit we know what we have to do and we have been given the power to do it. He has motivated us. His mission resounds in our ears. (YouCat, 203)
All students must have received religious instruction for at least one year before beginning preparation. This includes parochial school instruction and/or religious education