“Remember, then, that you received a spiritual seal, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of knowledge and reverence, the spirit of holy fear. Keep safe what you received. God the Father sealed you, Christ the Lord strengthened you and sent the Spirit into your hearts as the pledge of what is to come.”
In the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, the minimum age for Confirmation of a Baptized Catholic is 15 years of age. For teens who are approaching or who have reached the age of 15, preparation includes:
All persons receiving the sacrament of Confirmation will select a sponsor to serve as a guide and role model on their journey toward the sacrament. Sponsors should be:
Adults over the age of 18 who were not confirmed when they were in high school, are invited to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation and complete their initiation into the Catholic Church. Each adult has walked a different faith journey, so their path to Confirmation may not be exactly the same. Adults who wish to be Confirmed should contact the Director of Religious Formation, Silvia Lesko, or, if you need to prepare in Spanish, contact Deacon Gelasio Garcia to make an appointment to discuss how best to proceed with their preparation Adult preparation usually takes the form of either attendance at RCIA classes as a Candidate or a one day preparation retreat, followed by several hours of home study and reflection. For more information, please call the Pastoral Office at (940) 665-5395.