In the Diocese of Arlington, confirmation is normally administered by the Bishop to students are who in the 8th grade.

Those who wish to receive this sacrament must participate in a two year preparation which includes study, service and special projects. An individual who is willing to stand as a sponsor for a confirmand, should fill out and submit the "Confirmation Sponsor Certificate."  Students of high school age who have not been confirmed may participate in a special program provided for them by St. James Parish. Parents may register their children by contacting the Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) office at 703-533-1182 x104.

Adults who have not been confirmed should contact Fr.Vu through the parish office, 703-532-8815.

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