Welcome to the Sacrament of Confirmation

Welcome to the Confirmation page of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grande Prairie, AB. We are honored that you have chosen to celebrate this special sacrament with us. Our goal is to provide a meaningful and enriching Confirmation experience for your child and entire family.

At St. Joseph Catholic Church, we understand the significance of the Sacrament of Confirmation in the life of a Catholic. This sacrament strengthens your child’s faith and deepens his or her relationship with God and the Holy Spirit. It is a beautiful milestone in your child’s spiritual journey.

Register your child today!

Here in Grande Prairie, whether your child attends a Catholic school or not, or if he/she did not receive this sacrament in grade 6, all registrations for Sacraments are processed through St. Joseph Catholic Church. All children need to be registered online. Online registrations are now closed.

For more information, please contact Beatriz at or call 780-532-2351, ext. 228.

Save the Dates

There are a few important dates you will need to remember and attend in the preparation for Confirmation including the parent info night, presentation masses, and the celebrations themselves.


Click here to see the full list 2023-24 dates

Not Attending
Catholic School?

Not in Grade 6?

Children who do not attend a Catholic school or missed receiving the sacrament in grade 6, are prepared at St Joseph Church in the Parish-Based Program.  Parents are required to attend the 6 sessions with their child.

Parish-based classes: April 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 2024, at 6:45 pm

For more information, please contact Beatriz at or call 780-532-2351, ext. 228.

Join us at our Parent Information Night

We are thrilled to share this sacred moment with you and your family. Parents will be asked to attend an informational zoom meeting. The link to the meeting will be emailed the day of the meeting. Parents will learn more about the Sacrament of Confirmation and on how they can support their children as they journey to receive this sacrament.

Also, in preparation for the sacrament, one of the best ways for you to prepare your child for this sacrament is to model your own faith by coming to Mass on Sundays and participating in the life of the church.

More Information about Confirmation:

Confirmation Dates & Info 2024

Please see below the important dates and events for celebrating your child’s Confirmation. For more information, please contact Beatriz at or call 780-532-2351, ext. 228.  Mar 25 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Confirmation Preparation and FAQ

Attending Catholic Schools Vs. Other Children attending a Catholic school will be prepared by their teachers at school. Children who do not attend a Catholic school are prepared at St Joseph Church

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Confirmation Resources

Looking to learn more about Confirmation? Check out some of these amazing resources to help you and your child prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Catholic Central – Confirmation:

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Choosing A Sponsor

Since a sponsor will support the candidates in their preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation, choosing a sponsor is an important choice. They should select someone whose Catholic faith they admire, who is willing and

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