Sacrament of Confirmation

High School Students

Open Registrations for Year 1 & 2 Confirmation have begun!

Packages may be obtained at the Youth Office (Horvath Hall) or by downloading using the green button below.

‘Like Baptism which it completes, Confirmation is given only once, for it too imprints of the soul an indelible mark, the “character,” is the sign that Jesus Christ has marked a Christian with the seal of his Spirit by clothing him with power from on high so that he may be his witness.”                       CCC #1304

Note: All documents are to be submitted together. Incomplete packets will be not be accepted.  A deposit of $50 for first year and $55 for second year is required at time of registration per teen.

First Year Confirmation Formation:   Items marked with an asterisk (*) are due at time of registration.

Teens

  1. Year 1 Confirmation Retreat (Included in your tuition)
  2. 4 Life Nights
  3. 7 Monthly XLT's (Adoration)
  4. Individual Service Project

Parents:

  1. Completed Registration Packet*
  2. Baptism and First Communion Certificate*
  3. $190 Tuition (due by Con 1 retreat) Minimum $50 deposit* 
  4. Time requested for teen's weekly session: Tuesdays  5pm or 7 pm*
  5. Retreat (Parent Retreat)
  6. 5 parent formation sessions
  7. Teens must be 16 years of age at the time of receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation. Their 14 th Birthday must be before April 1st, 2017 for registration into first year confirmation 2017-2018 ).

Sponsor:( Sponsor can not be a parent)

  1. Sponsor Form*
  2. 1- One day Retreat (Sponsor/ Candidate retreat)

Second Year Confirmation Formation:

Teens

  1. 4 Life Nights from from 2016-2017 formation year*.
  2. 4 Life Nights
  3. Year 2 Confirmation Retreat (Included in your tuition)
  4. 2 One Day Sponsor/Candidate retreat days (Included in your tuition)
  5. 7 Monthly XLT's (Adoration)
  6. Individual Service Project 

Parents:

  1. Completed Registration Packet*
  2. Baptism and First Communion Certificate*
  3. $230 Tuition (due by Con 2 retreat) Minimum $55 deposit*
  4. Time requested for teen's weekly session: Tuesdays  5pm or 7 pm*
  5. 5 parent formation sessions from 2016-2017 formation year*
  6. 5 parent formation sessions
  7. Retreat (Parent Retreat)
  8. Teens must be 16 years of age at the time of receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation. Their 14 th Birthday must be before April 1st, 2017 for registration into first year confirmation 2017-2018 ).

Sponsor:( Sponsor can not be a parent)

  1. Sponsor Form*
  2. 2 One day Retreats (Sponsor/ Candidate retreat)

Confirmation Sponsor:

  1. The individual must be at least 18 years of age (per Diocesan policy).
  2. He or she must have received the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation in the Catholic Church.
  3. If he or she is married, the marriage should have taken place in the Catholic Church.
  4. The person must have the intention, the ability, and adequate time to be a Sponsor.
  5. The Sponsor should live according to the Catholic Faith: attend Mass every week and receive the sacraments of the Church regularly, especially Reconciliation and the Eucharist.
  6. The Sponsor should practice the Faith within a Catholic Parish community, and live a moral life.
  7. He or she must be able to attend all 2 Sponsor/ Candidate sessions per year.
  8. Must turn in a completed Sponsor Form with the parish seal and Pastor’s signature from the parish in which they attend.

 

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RITE OF CONFIRMATION FOR 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7pm in the Church

  • Sponsor and Candidate will meet in Horvath Hall at 5:45pm.  If either one is late when the ceremony begins the individual will be placed at the end of the processional line.  If the sponsor is late the Candidate will process in alone and vice versa.

Rehearsal

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:15pm in the Church.

  • Both Sponsor and Candidate to arrive at 7pm so that we may begin the rehearsal on time and leave on time.  
  • We will practices procession into the Church, receiving the Sacrament, along with responses from the Candidate and the responsibilities of the Sponsor during the rite. 

For questions please contact the Confirmation Coordinator, Nellie Davison at (909) 803-1423 / email: Nellie.D@sacredheartrc.org

 

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