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 4:30pm.
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 6:30-8:00pm 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 CLOSED
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 4:30pm.
February 22, 2018 Hard As Nails Ministry - You're Amazing
February 25, 2018
March 4, 2018
March 11, 2018
March 18, 2018 5:15pm Mass, followed by class 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Class attendance is mandatory. If a conflict arises, make-up classes will be held the Monday following each class (2/26, 3/5, 3/12) from 6:30-8:00pm 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 on March 9, 13 & 16, 2018
- Choose a Saint to take as your patron and do a report on that saint (due Sunday, February 25, 2018)
- Participate in one of the service opportunities hosted by St. John's Office Youth Ministry
- Write a letter to the Bishop (due at Interview with Fr. Proffitt or Fr. Reubling)
Must attend Parent and Teen Confirmation Meeting
- August 31, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Church
- September 13, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Church
Cost: $100 plus the cost of your chosen retreat
(Partial scholarships available. Please contact us for more
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Confirmation Mass will be held on April 21, 2018
Group 1 at 10:00am (Rehearsal Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6:00pm)
Group 2 at 1:00pm (Rehearsal Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:00pm)