Countdown to Confirmation!!!

We are just a few days from your reception of Confirmation and completion of Initiation in the Catholic Church! The Confirmation Team and I are praying for you and your families during this week! In the last month or so, I hope you have been able to increase and deepen your prayer life. God will continue to do great things in and through you when you are connecting with God regularly.

I want to remind you of a few things for the week ahead.

  • Rehearsals are Thursday, April 16 from 6:00-7:30pm or Friday, April 17 from 7:00-8:30pm. You and your sponsor (or a parent) should attend one of these. Check-in is in the Narthex.
  • You will receive your white Confirmation gown at rehearsal and here is link to the previous post about what to wear and commonly asked questions.
  • If your Sponsor is not able to attend your Confirmation celebration on Saturday let me know who your proxy will be. I want to be prepared for them.
  • Saturday, you and your sponsor will need to arrive 1 hour prior to your Mass time.
  • Reconciliation – There are only a couple of times for reconciliation (Wednesday: 7:15 a.m. and 6:00-7:00 p.m.) before Saturday and if these times don’t work for you, schedule an appointment with one of our priests. They would love to help you prepare for Confirmation in this way.
  • Photographer Information: The photographer WILL take pictures as Candidates are confirmed.  Payment envelopes will be available at rehearsal and will be collected at the reception (at the Candidate gown check-in table.)
  • Review, review, review with the Material Review Sheet!

As you prepare this week, here is a video from Decision Point, especially Session 10:4- On the Day, it may help you remember what is going to happen this weekend and bring some things to mind that you thought about during the retreat.

I hope you have a great week!


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