Catechism of the Catholic Church #1285

Baptism, the Eucharist, and the sacrament of Confirmation together constitute the “sacraments of Christian initiation,” whose unity must be safeguarded. It must be explained to the faithful that the reception of the sacrament of Confirmation is necessary for the completion of baptismal grace. For “by the sacrament of Confirmation, [the baptized] are more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit. Hence they are, as true witnesses of Christ, more strictly obliged to spread and defend the faith by word and deed.”   

Welcome to Confirmation at Holy Trinity! We are excited and honored to partner with parents and candidates on this journey. The junior and senior years of high school can be demanding in regards to academic and extra-curricular commitments. Therefore, it is encouraged that young people begin the Confirmation journey in their freshman year of high school. This helps to foster community and faith with their peers. However, the two year journey can be completed anytime during their freshman or junior year. Please see below for more information on the Sacrament of Confirmation and how to register. If you are an Adult (18+) who is seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation please see the bottom of this page.

This year we will be using Life Teen’s Purpose for our curriculum. For more information on Purpose’s mission please visit:

For more information on Life Teen please visit:


Preparation is two year journey for all 9–11 grade youth in the Diocese of Orange.

Classes run from September – May.


Candidates in Year 1 and 2 typically meet on alternate Sunday mornings in Parish Hall.

Candidates are able to choose which session they attend.

9:30am-10:30am or 4:30pm-5:30pm

It’s never to early to start thinking about the ideal Confirmation Sponsor! Choosing a Sponsor is a very important decision.  Sponsors are called to show Candidates a solid example of Catholic life, sustain Candidates in moments of hesitancy, bear witness, ad guide the Candidate’s preparation process as well as help them fulfill their Baptismal promises.  Choosing this person should be done with much thought and prayerful consideration.  Click the link for more information:  Sponsor Requirements & Details


Y1 Confirmation Overview/Details

22-23 Year 1 Calendar


Y1 Saint Reflection (instructions) – due April 30, 2023


*If you completed Year 1 with Holy Trinity, you are automatically registered for Year 2

Y2 2022-2023 Waivers

Y2 Confirmation Overview/Details

22-23 Year 2 Calendar


Sponsor Affirmation Form – past due

Y2 Saint Reflection (instructions)

Y2 Saint Reflection – online submission due on February 8, 2023

Discipleship Display (instructions)

Discipleship Display – online submission – due March 26, 2023

Letter to the Bishop (instructions) – due March 26, 2023 in person

If you are new or have completed Year 1 at another parish:

Please fill out the Y2 Registration Form

A copy of the Baptism and First Communion certificates as well as a transfer letter from the previous parish must be provided at the time of registration.

For any questions please contact:

Emmanuel PerezYouth Ministries Coordinator

Email:  |  Phone: (949) 218-3131 ext. 101

“In this Sacrament (Confirmation), the Holy Spirit is given to the Baptized for strength just as he was given to the Apostles on the day of Pentecost” – Thomas Aquinas.


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