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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, 2019-2020 (.pdf)


January 26                   St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Addison  

February 12                 St Ann Parish, Channahon  

February 15                 Holy Spirit Parish, Naperville  

February 16                 St Elizabeth Seton Parish, Naperville  

February 22                 Ascension of Our Lord Parish, Oakbrook Terrace

February 23                 St Mary of Gostyn Parish, Downers Grove  

February 26                 Divine Savior Parish, Downers Grove  

February 27                 St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Joliet  

March 1                       Notre Dame Parish, Clarendon Hills

March 8                       St Joseph Parish, Bradley

March 9                       Maternity BVM Parish, Bourbonnais

March 15                     St. Joseph Parish, Downers Grove

March 16                     St Patrick Parish, Kankakee

March 16                     St. Walter Parish, Roselle

March 17                     St Francis of Assisi Parish, Bolingbrook

March 21                     St. Peter Parish, Itasca

March 24                     St Francis of Assisi Parish, Bolingbrook

April 2                         Cathedral of St Raymond Nonnatus Parish, Joliet  

April 4                         St. Mary Parish, Minooka

April 6                         Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Westmont

April 6                         Our Lady of Peace Parish, Darien

April 6                         Sts Peter & Paul Parish, Naperville

April 6                         St Joseph Parish, Lockport

April 7                         St Daniel Parish, Wheaton

April 7                         St Irene Parish, Warrenville

April 9 & 11                St Mary Parish, Mokena

April 9 & 11                Visitation Parish, Elmhurst

April 25                       Immaculate Conception Parish, Morris

April 26                       St Joseph Catholic Church, Manteno

April 26                       St. Jude Parish, Joliet

April 26                       St Mark Church, Wheaton

April 27                       St Michael Parish, Wheaton

April 27                       Resurrection Catholic Church, Wayne

May 5                          Mary Queen of Heaven Parish, Elmhurst

May 5                          Queenship of Mary Parish, Glen Ellyn

May 5                          St Charles Borromeo Parish, Bensenville

May 7                          Holy Ghost Parish, Wood Dale

May 7                          St Mary Parish, West Chicago

May 9                          St Joan of Arc Parish, Lisle

May 9                          St Mary Parish, Plano

May 9                          St. Patrick Parish, Yorkville

May 10                        Corpus Christi Parish, Carol Stream

May 10                        St. Margaret Mary Parish, Naperville

May 11                        Immaculate Conception Parish, Elmhurst

May 11                        Immaculate Conception Parish, Gilman

May 11                        St James the Apostle Parish, Glen Ellyn

May 11                        St Edmund Parish, Watseka

May 12                        Sacred Heart Parish, Joliet

May 12                        St. Andrew Kim Parish, Itasca

May 13 & 14               St. Dominic Parish, Bolingbrook

May 14                        Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Darien

May 14                        St Dennis Parish, Lockport

May 14 & 15               St. Petronille Parish, Glen Ellyn

May 16                        St John the Apostle Parish, Villa Park

May 16 & 18               St Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox

May 17                        St Rose Parish, Wilmington

May 18                        St. Isidore Parish, Bloomingdale

May 18                        St. Patrick Parish, Joliet

May 18                        St Pius X Parish, Lombard

May 19                        St Alexis Catholic Church, Bensenville

May 19                        St Anne Parish, Crest Hill

May 19                        St Margaret Mary Parish, Herscher

May 19                        St Mary Nativity Parish, Joliet

May 19                        St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Peotone

May 19                        St Thomas the Apostle Parish, Naperville

May 21                        St Joseph Parish, Addison

May 23 & 24               St. John Paul II Parish, Kankakee

May 31                         St John the Baptist Parish, Winfield

June 1                          Our Lady of Mount Camel Parish, Joliet

June 5                          Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish, Homer Glen