We began our journey with candidates and parents on Thursday, September 20th at 7pm in the Parish Ministry Center.
Our weekly sessions are held on Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 pm which include video presentations, small group discussion and weekly actions. Sessions begin on Thursday, September 20th.
Candidates will need to select a Confirmation Name and a Sponsor. Information about this is on the Candidate page. They may need your assistance in completing these forms.
Candidates are expected to attend Mass weekly and are to complete cards located at our church entrances to verify attendance. These cards may be returned by placing in our collection baskets or bring to the Faith Formation Office on Thursdays. If they attend Mass at another parish, they are to complete a blue card from church or or office.
Please read this article:
Confirmation: Strengthened by the Holy Spirit, Called to Action by the Untied States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
We are blessed to have our youth ministers, Jesse and Sarah Saltarelli leading our Confirmation retreat team comprised of the Life Teen Core Team, young faith filled young adults.
Friday, December 7th from 7 to 9:30 pm, the Confirmation Candidates will meet in the Parish Ministry Center Gym.
We will gather at 8:15 am on Saturday, December 8th to depart for our Confirmation Retreat at Cradle Beach. Parents will join us for Mass and Brunch on Sunday, December 9th.
Each candidate will be interviewed by staff (Father Paul, Deacon Ed, Sister Rosemary, Jesse, Sarah or Mrs. Urbaniak) to discuss readiness, involvement in the parish and lifelong faith formation plans on April 11th.
Rehearsal will determined after our Confirmation date is scheduled. Candidates and sponsors are to gather in the front hallway of the Parish Ministry Center. If a sponsor is unable to be present for the rehearsal, a parent should attend with the candidate.
The Sacrament of Confirmation date will be determined by the Diocesan Chancery.