Confirmation at St. Mary's

Confirmation is a sacrament whereby a youth affirms for him/herself the vows made by their Godparents at Baptism. It is also available for adults who have never been confirmed or people from other denominations desiring to become fully part of the Episcopal Church. If an adult has been confirmed in another denomination, the ceremony of Reception takes place which recognizes the validity of their previous Confirmation, but also welcomes them officially into the Episcopal Church.  Confirmation classes are available for youth in eighth grade or above, and also for adults who either wish to be confirmed or received.  They generally take place on Sundays, but depending on the scheduling needs of the participants, can be conducted at other times.

Confirmations are held at the Cathedral in Newark in the Spring and our classes will join the youth and adults of other churches in a large celebration.