Diocesan Confirmation for Adults and Youth

Bishop Stika will celebrate a Diocesan-Wide Confirmation Mass on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 4:00 pm at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Any adult (18 and over) who have had the sacraments of Baptism, First Communion, and Reconciliation, but has not been confirmed, can receive the sacrament on this date.  Interested candidates should call the parish office at 865-588-0248 for more information.

Bishop Stika will celebrate a Confirmation Mass for youth on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 10:00 am at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Students who are currently enrolled in Catholic schools or the parish Confirmation program are eligible to be confirmed.

In addition, all Candidates for Confirmation must attend a Confirmation Retreat to be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at St. John Neumann Church from 10:00am-6:30 pm.  The Registration Forms below (in English and Spanish) must be returned to the parish office no later than December 13, 2017. The registration fee for the Confirmation Retreat is $30 (checks may be payable to Sacred Heart Cathedral).

For more information, please contact Dave Wells (, Adult Faith Formation Director and Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry.