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Confirmation Prep

Confirmation Preparation (Year 1 & 2)

Confirmation Preparation is a 2-year program for students (Grade 8+) to prepare to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Preparation will be a process of study, prayer, and service to others. Candidates should understand that this process is a model for Christian living throughout their adult lives.

Current 8th Graders - Will begin at Confirmation Year 1 (2020-2021), complete Confirmation Year 2 (2021-2022), and receive the sacrament of Confirmation Spring 2022

Current 9th Graders (this year only) - Will begin at Confirmation Year 2 (2020-2021) and receive the sacrament of Confirmation Spring 2021.

Program Information & Calendars 2020-2021


Confirmation Year 1 (Grade 8+)

Enrollment in Family Catechesis - See Religious Education

  • Attend monthly sessions - Mondays at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m.
  • Family Registration Fee $60 and Family Catechesis $30

Enrollment in SMG School

  • No registration needed, will receive instruction during school's religion class
  • No fees, included in school tuition

Preparation

  • Select Sponsor by November 1
    Confirmation Sponsor Form - Filled out by Sponsor
  • Sponsor/Candidate Virtual Sessions (4 sessions, November - May)
    Watch Session 1 and answer questions (Due Nov 22)
  • Select Patron Saint by May 1
  • Community Service (3 activities)
  • Adoration (6 visits to our Lord - 30 minute visits)

Confirmation Year 2 (Grade 9+)

Enrollment in Confirmation Preparation - See Religious Education

  • Attend sessions - Sunday mornings or Sunday evenings
    • Sunday mornings (in-person) - 9 a.m. Mass, followed by small group session until 11:15 a.m.
    • Sunday evenings (virtual) - 6:30 -7:45 p.m. virtual session
  • Family Registration Fee $60 and Confirmation Fee $115

Preparation

  • Day Retreat at Camp Gray on November 21 or December 5 (limited to 20 spots/retreat)
    Retreat Permission Form - Due by October 21
  • Select Sponsor by October 21
    Confirmation Sponsor Form - Filled out by Sponsor
  • Sponsor/Candidate Monthly Virtual Sessions (7 sessions, October - April)
    Watch Session 1 and answer questions (Due Oct 25)
  • Select Patron Saint by November 1
  • Patron Saint Report due January 31
  • Community Service (3 activities)
  • Adoration (6 visits to our Lord - 30 minute visits)

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