HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC  CHURCH  
Faith Formation 

SPONSOR
Form due by February 1st

SPONSOR FORM
SPONSOR'S QUALIFICATION
1.   Must be 18 years older.
2.   Must be a confirmed and practicing Catholic.
3.   If married- marriage blessed in the Catholic Church.
4.   Must not be restrained by church law. Must be sufficiently mature to fulfill their role as a Sponsor.
5.   May either be male or female.
6.   Must be able to attend meetings, rehearsals, Rites and Confirmation Mass. 
7.   May NOT be a the mother or father of the person to be confirmed.
8.    Must be able to RECEIVE THE EUCHARIST at the CONFIRMATION MASS. 
SPONOR'S ROLE 
1.  A role model in faith and prayer life. A person that will pray with/for the candidate regularly. 
2.  A real friend, someone that the candidate can trust and confide in, and someone who can be there when needed. 
3.  Someone the candidate looks up to and someone after which he/she would like to model his/her life. A guide, confidant and listener who will assist the parent(s) in witnessing to the integrity of the Catholic Faith. 
4.  A person who will invite the candidate into fuller participation in parish life and service, and whose relationship with the candidate will continue after the celebration of Confirmation. 
5.  One who is interested in his or her own growth as he or she walks the faith journey with the candidate.