Saint Joseph Religious Education 105 Harrison St. New Milford NJ 07646  Phone (201)261-1144

Sacrament of Confirmation



  • Family must be registered parishioners of St. Joseph Parish.
  • A Candidate must have completed eight years of Religious Education, either through Parochial School or through the Religious Education Program.
  • There is also an enrollment fee, to be paid at registration.
  • A Candidate must have a Baptismal Certificate on file with the Religious Education Office.
  • A Candidate must be registered in the Confirmation Preparation Program.


  • Parent and Candidate Preparation Meeting.
  • Mass of Blessing of Candidates.
  • Eight Small Group Sessions- Sessions meet in the Lower School Gym at 8:15 am on Sundays and are dismissed following the 10:30am Mass. Candidates must attend all eight sessions.
  • Weekend Retreat- Candidates will participate in a weekend retreat that will be directed by the Youth Minister and members of the TARGET Youth Group.
  • Candidate Interview with one of our priests.

The Sacraments of Confirmation

Why are we Confirmed?

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