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Confirmation 2017-18

Confirmation at St. John's will be held in the Spring of 2017 Candidates must be in the 9th grade or higher, parishioners at St. John's and provide a copy of their baptismal certificate upon registration.

 

 

REQUIRED COMPONENTS OF SACRAMENT PREPARATION INCLUDE 3 MAIN PHASES:

1.  Fall Session

During the Fall of 2017 you'll attend 6 sessions. These sessions will focus on answering questions about life, faith, and God. The  sessions will meet on Sunday afternoon from 3 to 4:30 pm.

September 17, 2017                             
September 24, 2017                             
October 1, 2017                            

October 8, 2017   
October 15, 2017                       
October 22, 2017        
Class attendance is mandatory.  If a conflict arises, make-up classes will be held the Monday following each class ( 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23) from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Youth Room.  If you miss your class on Sunday, you must make it up on the following Monday.

2.  Confirmation Retreats


The next phase of confirmation focuses on bringing you to an  encounter  with our Lord. You'll be able to do that by attending one of our confirmation retreats. On these retreats you'll be given the opportunity to encounter the Lord through inspiring talks, opportunity for confession, mass, and through fellowship with others on the confirmation journey.

You must attend a retreat before you can start the   
Confirmation Retreat 1                               Nov 10-12, 2017                    Cost:  $150     CLOSED
Confirmation Retreat 2                               Nov 17-19, 2017                    Cost:  $150

3.  Spring Session

During the spring of confirmation we will dive deeper into living out the Christian life and making a personal commitment to follow God. These sessions will focus on building your relationship with Christ and the Holy Spirit. The sessions will meet on Sunday afternoon from 3 to 4:30 pm.
 
February 11, 2018                             
February 18, 2018                                
February 25, 2018                            

March 4, 2018
March 11, 2018                      
March 18, 2018              
Class attendance is mandatory.  If a conflict arises, make-up classes will be held the Monday following each class ( 2/12, 2/22(On a Thursday because of Presidents Day), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19) from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Youth Room.  If you miss your class on Sunday, you must make it up on the following Monday.  Textbooks will be distributed and weekly reading homework will be given as well as a few extra assignments, i.e. a saint report and a letter to our bishop.

Other requirements for confirmation

  • Interview with Fr. Proffitt or Fr. Reubling 
  • Choose a Saint to take as your patron and do a report on that saint
  • Participate in one of the service opportunities hosted by St. John's Office Youth Ministry
  • Write a letter to the Bishop

 ​ Must attend Parent and Teen Confirmation Meeting

  • Aug 31st 7 pm in the Church
  • Sep 13th 7 pm in the Church


Cost: $100 plus the cost of your chosen retreat
   (Partial scholarships available. Please contact us for more
    information at sherrera@stjohnsp.org)

 

Confirmation Mass will be held on April 21 at 10 am or 1pm