St. Casimir Catholic Parish

Lansing, Michigan

More About Confirmation

The Holy Spirit Descending as a Dove.

For Confirmation 2019 – 2020

Parents of children between 9th – 12th grade who have not been confirmed:

Please stop by the Faith Formation Table during Registration (Sept 7 & 8, 2019) to register or pick up information for preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Sessions will begin in the Fall.  For questions contact Faith Formation Director, Teresa Hurd by email

Confirmation, together with Baptism and Eucharist, form the Sacraments of Initiation that are all intimately connected. In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is “sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit” and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ.

The prophets of the Old Testament foretold that God’s Spirit would rest upon the Messiah to sustain his mission. Their prophecy was fulfilled when Jesus the Messiah was conceived by the Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. The Holy Spirit descended on Jesus on the occasion of his baptism by John (more).