Eighth Grade Confirmation Preparation will take place in conjunction with the 8th grade year of religious education.
In addition to Sunday Mass attendance, students will write a Confirmation Letter, due on March 10th, engage in one parish and one community service hours project (which will be planned and carried out by parents and students working together in small groups), and a retreat. Invitations and registrations for Confirmation Preparation will be given to Candidates at the meeting on Saturday, September 22nd.
Important Confirmation Preparation Dates:
Parents with Children--9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. in the Classic Gym: First meeting to plan service projects.
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Parents with Children--9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. in the Classic Gym: Second meeting to plan service projects.
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Rite of Welcoming for Confirmation Candidates at 11:00 A.M. Mass.
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Confirmation Retreat--9:30 A.M. in Chapel Hall, followed by 4:00 pm Mass in the Church.
Confirmation Projects Due, Group Presentations. Confirmation letters due.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Confirmation Practice--7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Sunday, May 5, 2019
May Crowning - 11:00 A.M. Mass in the Church. Religious Education 8th Grade students will participate in May Crowning.
The date for the Sacrament of Confirmation will be Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. at St. Patrick Church.