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7801 Bay Branch Drive
The Woodlands, TX

Sponsor Information

… The sponsor brings the candidate to receive the sacrament, presents him/her to the minister for the anointing, and will later help him/ her to fulfill his/ her baptismal promises faithfully under the influences of the Holy Spirit.
— (Rite of Confirmation. Introduction #5)

CONFIRMATION SPONSOR GUIDELINES

The Role of a Sponsor:

  • The Sponsor is to be a role model of Christian living for the person you have sponsored, through daily prayer, virtue and active participation in parish life and liturgy.
  • The Sponsor will nurture a close personal and spiritual relationship with the Candidate during the Confirmation preparation year and throughout their lifetime.
  • Listen to and share in the Candidates maturing struggles and triumphs in living a Christian life, and keep yourself informed on Catholic Christian doctrine and values to be able to answer questions when they arise.

The Requirements for a Confirmation Sponsor:

  • The sponsor must be selected by the candidate or parents and be willing to accept the role. Only one Sponsor per Candidate.
  • The sponsor must be at least 16 years of age.
  • The sponsor must be a Catholic who has been Confirmed and has received the sacrament of the Most Holy Eucharist and lives a life of harmony with the Catholic faith and the role to be undertaken.
  • If married, the sponsor must be married in the Catholic Church.
  • The sponsor must not be bound by any canonical penalty legitimately imposed or declared.
  • The sponsor may NOT be the parent of the one to be confirmed.

Confirmation Sponsor Form Due:
December 1, 2017