Criteria to Serve as Sponsor for Confirmation Candidate:
1. The sponsor must be at least sixteen years of age who has been Confirmed.
2. The Sponsor must be a Catholic in good standing with the Church and regularly practices his/her Catholic faith.
3. If married, the Sponsor must be in a marriage recognized as valid by the Catholic Church. A person may not be cohabitating or living together without marriage.
4. Can NOT be the parents, natural or adoptive, of the person being confirmed. (Archdiocesan Policies, Archdiocese of New Orleans, H-1)
Statement of Sponsor
“I meet the above-stated criteria to serve as a Sponsor, and I will do all in my power to assist the parents of this child to raise their child in the Catholic faith.”
By signing below, the proposed Sponsor solemnly swears that he or she has read the above criteria and that the statement above is a true and correct indication of his/her intentions.