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girl prayingParish Confirmation Process

Parishes request the presence of a Bishop to confer the Sacrament of Confirmation during the celebration of Mass by following the procedure below:

Complete a Request for the Presence of a Bishop at Parish Confirmation Form (pdf.) found below.

Return the form to the Office of Divine Worship and the Catechumenate by March 1 (for Confirmations in the fall of the present year) and June 1 (for Confirmations in the spring of the following year).

After the Bishops have finalized their schedules, a letter will be sent to the Pastor indicating the date, time and name of the Bishop who will be presiding at their Confirmation ceremony.

Request for the Presence of a Bishop at Confirmation Form, 2018-2019 (.pdf)


September 04   St Andrew the Apostle, Romeoville 7 pm
                            Bishop Conlon

September 16   St Luke, Carol Stream  3 pm
                            Bishop Conlon

September 30   Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Aurora  3 pm
                            Bishop Conlon

October 03       St Anne, Oswego  7 pm
                            Bishop Conlon

October 05       St Liborius, Steger  7 pm
                            Bishop Conlon

October 06       St Bernard & (St Mary Magdalene, Joliet) 10 am
                            (At: St Bernard, Joliet)
                            Abbot Dismas

October 27       St Mary Immaculate, Plainfield 9 am & 12 pm
                            Bishop Conlon

October 27       St Raphael, Naperville 10 am & 1 pm
                           Abbot Dismas

October 28       Christ the Servant, Woodridge 3 pm
                           Bishop Conlon

November 03    St Raphael, Naperville (REACH)  10 am
                           Abbot Dismas

November 10    Holy Family & (St Francis Xavier, Joliet) 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
                             (AT: Holy Family, Shorewood)
                            Bishop Conlon

November 16    St Alexander, Villa Park  7:30 pm
                            Bishop Conlon

November 17    St Isaac Jogues, Hinsdale  10 am & 12 pm
                             Abbot Dismas