Teen Confirmation

Teen Confirmation is celebrated in 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. Teens must attend Life Teen on Sunday nights or Catholic High School. In addition, confirmands are to attend the Confirmation classes, a retreat, and complete the sponsor and candidate project. Scroll down to view each of the Teen Confirmation Requirements’ details.

If you have any questions, please email Nancy Liette or call the parish office 757-428-8547.

Important Dates

Sunday, Sept 17th

Kickoff Night

Crawford Hall
For all teens

Sunday, Oct. 22nd

Parent Meeting

 6:00-8:30 pm

Confirmation Classes

Sundays 6:00-8:30 pm
Crawford Hall

  • Class #1:  Oct 22
  • Class #2:  Dec 17
  • Class #3:  Jan 21
  • Class #4:  Feb 4
  • Class # 5: Mar 10

Saturday, Nov 18th

Confirmation Retreat

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, Jan 14th

Rite of Recognition

 6 pm

Life Teen Mass


Sacrament of Confirmation

The date for the Sacrament of Confirmation is still to be determined by the Diocese.

Teen Confirmation Requirements

Each candidate must prepare for and receive the Sacrament of Confirmation at their home parish.

Sacrament Request Form

Submit this form online using the button below.  The Sacrament material cost is $50 per teen.


Baptism Certificate

A new Baptism certificate with notations (First Eucharist must be noted) is required and needs to be submitted no later than December 3, 2023. Disregard, if both Baptism and First Eucharist were at Star of the Sea.

Religious Education

Candidate must attend weekly parish High School Religious Education (Life Teen: registration and calendar are available on the parish website) or be enrolled at Catholic High School.

Confirmation Class

Candidate must attend all of the Confirmation classes, in addition to the Religious Education stated above. They are two separate registrations.


Each candidate must attend a Confirmation Retreat.


Each candidate must schedule an interview with Fr. Steve.


Candidates must select a Confirmation sponsor who meets the following requirements:

  • At least 16 years old
  • Fully-initiated Catholic (having received the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist)
  • Not bound by any canonical penalty (e.g., a person who is married must be in a marriage recognized by the Church)
  • Leading a life of faith befitting the role to be undertaken (e.g., regularly attending Mass on Sunday and living the faith)
  • Not parents of the child

Sponsor Letter

All sponsors must submit the following form, no later than Dec 17th.

Sponsor Attestation Form