Confirmation 8th Grade

 

There will be a meeting for students who will receive Confirmation in March 2025

and their parent (or parents)

on Tuesday April 16th at 7:30 pm in the church.

 

Sacramental Preparation Requirements for all Students and Families for 2024-2025

Parent Responsibilities:

***Attend Enrollment Promise Ceremony Meeting 

***Enrollment Promise: Signed by parent & student during the 8th Grade Enrollment Ceremony

***Sponsor Statement of Faith and Certification Form due January 26th, 27th or 28th 2025 depending on class day.

***Student Information Sheet due January 26th, 27th or 28th 2025 depending on class day.

Student Responsibilities:

Confirmation Questions – (download below) must be studied so that each student is well-versed by Confirmation day. They may be questioned on Confirmation day.

***Retreat Date is Friday October 25th 2024 6:00 to 9:00 pm Students and an adult are required. preferably their sponsor.

 ***Letter to Fr. Tom – Why they want to receive Sacrament, how they prepared and will continue to prepare for it and how they will continue to live a life of service. Due December 8th, 9th, or 10th 2024 depending on class day.

***Saint Report – Name of Saint chosen for Confirmation name. Required form to be downloaded from the Confirmation tab on the webpage. Due February 2nd 3rd or 4th 2025 depending on class day.

 ***Interview of Sponsor – This project is interactive – it’s an interview – not a form to give to the sponsor for him/her to fill out! Required form to be downloaded from the Confirmation tab on the webpage. Due February 9th 10th or 11th 2025 depending on class day.

***Gifts of the Spirit Project – art project (drawing, collage, painting, etc) demonstrating each: Wisdom, Understanding, Right Judgment, Courage, Knowledge, Reverence, Wonder & Awe. Due February 23rd 24th or 25th 2025 depending on class day.

 ***Christian Service: Each child will be required to perform 10 hours of  Christian Service. Each student shall also write a short reflection (about a paragraph) on how this service experience has affected him/her. Form and reflection due March 2nd 3rd or 4th 2025 depending on class day.

 ***Regular Attendance at Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation. 

 ***Students will be required to attend two Sacramental Preparation sessions during February / March 2024. The dates will be posted on the website and e-mailed.

*** Please see these for details regarding Reconciliation in Preparation for Confirmation:

EXAMINATION OF CONSCIENCE FOR YOUTH-1

 

Confirmation Dress Code Requirements: All students and sponsors must be neatly dressed.

Girls: Dress, skirt and blouse or dress slacks, dress shoes. Beware that spiky heels can catch in the carpeting causing tripping.

Boys: Dress pants or khakis with dress shirt, dress shoes. No jeans, T-shirts or sneakers.

 All students will wear robes – the girls will wear white and the boys will wear red.

  

Forms available to download:                         

 Confirmation Sponsor Interview

Sponsor Form

Student Information Sheet

Saint Report

Christian Service Project Information 2022

Christian Service Ideas

   Confirmation Questions