“Be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit. Amen” (From the Rite of Confirmation)
Our Confirmation Preparation Program for teens includes four components, including: 1) A monthly Wednesday Evening session; 2) an annual retreat; 3) service hours; and 4) enrollment for three years in one of the following options: Family Program OR Catholic High School. Preparation usually takes place during grades 9, 10 & 11.
Confirmation Celebration: Thursday, May 4, 7:00pm.
Rehearsal: Sunday, April 30th, 3:00-4:00pm.
The following are the components of our 2016-2017 Confirmation preparation program for high school youth:
Attendance in one of the following: Family Program OR Catholic High School.
Attendance at the Wednesday Large Group Sessions: Make-up sessions will be scheduled if necessary. Social time is from 6:30 to 6:45, classes start promptly at 6:45 pm until 8:15pm.
- 9th & 10th Grade Sessions-October 5; November 16; December 7; January 4 (with Parents); February 1; March 8.
- 11th Grade Sessions-October 19; November 2; December 14; January 25 (with parents and sponsors); February 15.
Attendance at Retreats- All students are expected to attend a retreat each year of our 3-year program; anyone unable to attend must participate in a similar retreat with another parish. See our Retreat page for more information.
- Freshman Retreat: September 25, 2016
- Sophomore Retreat: January 28 – 29, 2017
- Junior Retreat: March 24 – 26, 2017
Meet Service Requirements – At least 10 documented hours during each year of our 3-year program totaling 30 hours by the end of their junior year. Fill our your Service Reflection Form here.
Attend weekly Mass Celebrations- Regular attendance at Sunday Mass is a part of our Catholic Faith Tradition and our belief.
**Note: Preparation usually takes place during grades 9, 10 & 11. Youth who miss part of any of the above components will need to make up what they missed. This means they may need to be confirmed as a 12th grader.
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Please contact Cindi Petre at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 691-9170 X1112 for more information.