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Confirmation and First Holy Communion at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield

Confirmations and First Holy Eucharist are now taking place at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and will be scheduled on Tuesday evenings for parishes within 50 miles of Springfield and on the first, third, and fifth Saturdays of the month for parishes more than 50 miles from Springfield.


After experiencing Cathedral trip, parents explain
why they now see value and positive impact

Getting your child ready
before your trip


To request a Confirmation/First Holy Communion date, please click here to complete the online schedule request form.

Information for Clergy, Parents, and Parish Coordinators

Bishop Paprocki speaks with the confirmandi prior to the start of the Mass. Each confirmandi is requested to complete a questionnaire. This information will help Bishop Paprocki to personalize his homily for the candidates. Yes, he does read these!

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