Sacrament of Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation is available to anyone who is in year 8 of secondary school, is aged at least eleven at the time of preparation, and has already received the Sacraments of Baptism and First Holy Communion. Prepared candidates go to Portsmouth to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Philip in St John Cathedral, normally with two other Reading parishes.

Parents who wish to have their children make their Confirmation are invited to contact Fr Stan in person or via parish office.

Click here for the Confirmation application form for 2021/22. (NB. parental consent is required).
We thank all the parents who have submitted their request for their child to receive Confirmation. The last date for enrolment is Sunday 12th September 2021. Father Stan will meet all the Parents with their child on Sunday 19th September at 10.15am followed by Holy Mass at 11.00am.

Confirmation Classes in the parish take place every two years, A team led by Fr Stan will help you and your children to develop in faith though a structured programme of preparation. Candidates are expected to commit to the preparation meetings as well as regular Mass on Sunday.