Confirmation

Congratulations to our newly Confirmed! Bishop Fisher and Father James Arwady with our young parishioners who have taken the next step of living out their Catholic faith by having the gifts of the Holy Spirit (already present in them at baptism) activated through the marvelous Sacrament of Confirmation.

What is Confirmation?

Confirmation is a true sacrament instituted by Christ. It is administered by laying-on of hands and anointing with chrism accompanied by prayer. The chrism is blessed by the bishop and the bishop administers the sacrament. All baptized persons can and should be confirmed.

LINKS

For more information on the sacrament of confirmation contact

Greg Crachiolo

Coordinator of Religious Education

(810)364-4100 x 202

Suzy DeVeny

Youth Minister

(810)364-4100 x 204

CONFIRMATION CLASS OF 2023/24 (Current 8th Graders)

Sun., February 5, 2023 @ 9:15-10:45am Pre-Confirmation Conversations via Sign-up Genius 

Sun., February 5, 2023 @ 12:15-1:00pm Pre-Confirmation Conversations via Sign-up Genius

Sun., February 12, 2023 @ 1:00-3:00pm Pre-Confirmation Conversations via Sign-up Genius

Confirmation 2023

Fall Preparation

September 20, 2022

Session Eight: The Holy Spirit

Session Nine: The Church

*discuss saint names

October 18,  2022

Session Ten: Confirmation

November 11- 13, 2022

Overnight Retreat for teens

Jan 8, 1 – 4 pm 2023    

Follow-up Conversations with teens only

January 12,  2023, 5:30 pm Rehersal

January 15,  2023, 11:00 am

Confirmation Mass

Confirmation 2024(Current 8th Graders)

Spring Preparation

Sun., February 5, 2023,  9:15-10:45am Pre-Confirmation Conversations via Sign-up Genius
Sun., February 5, 2023,  12:15-1:00pm Pre-Confirmation Conversations via Sign-up Genius
Sun., February 12, 2023,  1:00-3:00pm Pre-Confirmation Conversations via Sign-up Genius

Sun., February 26 All Masses Confirmation Commitment Sunday
Sun. March 12,  3:00-8:30pm N.E.T. Retreat at Immaculate Conception (Ira)

Sun, March 19,  1:00-3:00pm Session One: Life is Choices     * Orientation and Overview of the process
* Sponsor Requirements
Session Two: What’s Holding You Back?
Sun, April 16 , 1:00-3:00pm Session Three: The Jesus Question
* Questions and Answers with Fr. James
Sun, May 21, 1:00-4:00pm Called to Serve
* Sponsor verification form due
* Lunch provided

Choose One or More for you and your sponsor
June 19-22 @ 6:30-8:30pm Vacation Bible School Set-Up
June 26-29 @ 6:00-9:00pm Vacation Bible School Volunteer

9th grade invited to QUEST High School Formation! All High School teens are welcome to join us at our weekly gatherings.
See the bulletin board or Facebook page. Plan to attend at least three gatherings each semester.

Due by August 13 Sponsor Interview & Saint Report & Three Mass Reflections

Sun, Sept 10, 1:00-3:00pm Session Four: The Prayer Process
*sponsors are invited to this and all remaining sessions

T.B.D @ 3-8:30pm Family of Parishes NET Retreat T.B.D.
*we will meet at St. Christopher and carpool
*contact Suzy if interested in driving (Protecting God’s Children necessary)
*dinner provided

Last updated October 12, 2022
Sun, Oct 22 @ 1:00-3:00pm Session Five: The Bible
Sun. November 12 @ 1:00-3:00pm Session Six: Relationships
Sun. December 10 @1:00-3:00pm Session Seven: The Eucharist
January 26-28, 2024 Subiaco Retreat
Sun. Feb. 25 @ 1:00-3:00pm Session Eight: The Holy Spirit
Sun. Mar. 10 @ 1:00-3:00pm Session Nine: The Church
March T.B.D. Conversation with Teens only
April/May Confirmation Mass with Family of Parishes