“Baptism, the Eucharist, and the sacrament of Confirmation together constitute the ‘sacraments of Christian initiation…the reception of the sacrament of Confirmation is necessary for the completion of baptismal grace.”
Catechism of the Catholic Church 1258

High School Confirmation

    April 21, 2018, Confirmation

Archbishop Hughes will celebrate Confirmation for High School Students at Holy Name of Jesus Church at 7pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018.  Confirmation Preparation sessions for all candidates –Catholic, Private and Public School Students currently in 11th and 12th grade– will begin on January 6, 2018.   Two years of religious education either in Catholic School or Parish Schools of Religion is a requisite.  Ongoing School of Religion classes for 10th-12th grade students in non Catholic Schools who desire Confirmation begin on August 27, 2017.  See School of Religion Calendar, for all associated dates and events, Registration Form for Confirmation Preparation Program, Registration Form  HNJ  School of Religionand Sponsor Letter Form.  Please contact Patty Mathes,, 504-865-7430, ext 206 for a full Confirmation packet or inquiries.

Click for calendar for the PSR: Please note that evening religion classes begin 7:00 to 7:15 and not 7:30  Parish School of Religion Calendar 2017-18

Registration Form for HNJ School of Religion

Registration for Confirmation Program

Confirmation Sponsor Letter


Adult Confirmation

#890 of the Church’s Code of Canon Law says that “the faithful are obliged to receive this sacrament at the proper time.” This might be that time for you! We will be starting our spring series of adult Confirmation preparation sessions January 2018.  They take place on Tuesday evenings.

If you are interested, please contact Fr. Gregg Grovenburg, S.J. a
504-865-2328 or email him at