The Sacrament of Confirmation will be held at OLDP Church on Tuesday May 22, 2018

The Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated in the 11th grade school year of a young person’s faith formation. After the age of 18, a young adult must go through Adult Faith Formation, or RCIA (special circumstances may be granted by the pastor).

Confirmands and (at least one parent) must attend the Orientation Meeting held in the Bahan Center on THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28 at 7p.m.

  • The candidate MUST be a Baptized Catholic (Baptismal Certificate Required)
  • The candidate must have completed a minimum of 2 years of faith formation (either in a recognized Catholic School Program, or a recognized School of Religion Program).
  • The candidate must display a willingness to deepen their relationship with God, themselves and others.
All candidates seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation at Our Lady of Divine Providence must fulfill the following
  • Complete the Registration process outlined in the RELIGIOUS EDUCATION INFORMATION SHEET.
  • Register online with the parish.  Even if you are already a registered parishioner, please fill out all the information on the form in order to be able to use "My Own Church".  This must be done as part of Confirmation Registration.  Click on this link --  ONLINE REGISTRATION
  • Pay the registration fee (fee includes all session materials, gown rental, and retreat fees) FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE THE WORLD YOUTH DAY, or ABBEY FEST OPTION
  • Attend all formation sessions (required sessions are held on the first Sunday of every month, October – May)
  • MANDATORY Attendance at the OLDP Family Confirmation Retreat (see description below) 
  • Complete ALL TASKS in the Called To Mercy Program

CONFIRMATION REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00 (if necessary, payable in installments) Hardships always considered. Checks made payable to Our Lady of Divine Providence (OLDP)

CLASSES BEGIN SUNDAY OCTOBER 1, 2017 and are held the First Sunday of the month following the 6 p.m. Mass

Our Catholic Faith is a communal faith, not an individualistic endeavor. Support of the parish family, and the confirmand's personal family is a crucial aspect of good faith formation. With this in mind, beginning in the 2017 - 2018 Confirmation year, all participants in the OLDP Confirmation class along with their family (1 or both parents, and Sponsor) will engage in the Confirmation Day of Reflection.

The Day of Reflection is held every year at the Rosaryville Spirit Life Center in Pontchatoula, Louisiana. This year the Day of Reflection will be held on Saturday May 5, 2018 from 9a.m. to 5p.m. Details will be provided at the Family Confirmation Meeting.

If you have any questions or concerns...
Contact Earl Gervais, D.R.E. at 504-466-4511 or email to: egervais@arch-no.org