Sacrament of Confirmation - POSTPONED

Please note that parishes must provide two years of preparation in order for students to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. 


Current 8th graders in NCA or enrolled in our Religious Ed program are undergoing year two of Confirmation preparation now.  Confirmation has been postponed. 

Current 7th graders in NCA or in our Religious Ed program are in year one of of Confirmation preparation now. They will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in the spring of 2021. 

The Religious Education program at St. Gertrude’s begins in September and concludes in May. Classes for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on Sunday mornings from 9:00-10:15 am. Registration for Religious Education classes is available here

To learn more, contact Jim Potthast at the Rectory at 773.764.3621 or via email at

Confirmation Candidate Info: Confirmation candidates in year one are typically in 7th grade and are in their first year of preparing for their Confirmation. 

Confirmation candidates in year two are typically in 8th grade and in their second year of preparing for their Confirmation.