“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit as come upon you; and you will be my witnesses . . . to the ends of the earth”.    Acts 1:8

 

2016-2017 Year

Confirmation Directors:  Katie and Sean Gaynor  

Contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 908-322-2359  

 

Our Program is a two-year preparation process.  Please note the session time!

 

Level 1 (Grade 7) – Sunday Evenings 5:00 to 6:30 PM

 Monday, September 19, 2016: Parent Meeting will begin at 6:30 PM.

We gather each session on the lower level in the gym.

Please enter through the side door across from the rectory.

Meeting Dates: (Sundays)

October 2

October 23

November 6

December 4

February 12

March 5

 

Feb.12, 2017- * Registration for the upcoming 2017-2018 year will be held in the church at 5 PM Please plan to stay after drop off of your student for class,

Registration is required for Levels 1 & 2.  

 

 

Level 2 (Grades 8&9) – Sunday Evenings 5:00 to 6:30 PM

Monday, September 19th- Parent Meeting will begin at  7:15 PM to review Confirmation Program Requirements

We gather at the start of each session in the gym.

Please enter through the side door across from the rectory.

Meeting Dates: (Sundays)

October 16

November 20

January 22 (1:00 to 5:00 pm Retreat)

February 26

March 19

April 2

 

January 22, 2017 - Confirmation Retreat (1:00 to 5:00 pm):

We begin with candidates and families attending the 12 Noon Mass.

Lunch will be served to our Candidates after Mass.

The retreat runs from 1:00 - 5:00 PM in the gym. 

This retreat is mandatory for Candidates only.

 

Candidate Interviews

A mailing will be sent home in December with instructions to call the rectory for an appointment.

Interviews take place at the rectory.

 

Dates and Times: February 12 and February 26 from 2:00 to 5:00pm each day

  

Confirmation with Bishop Manuel Cruz will take place on:

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM 

 

Mass Date and Time is assigned.  Families will be informed at the start of the year.  

 

Confirmation Rehearsal will be held on Thursday, April 27th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm 

Rehearsal is Mandatory.

We begin rehearsal in the gym.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.  

Please make every effort to attend with your sponsor for we would welcome their participation at rehearsal.

If your sponsor is unable to attend, one parent is required to attend. We will end with a Q & A.  

  

 

 

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