Are you a Catholic adult who has not celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation?
Are you seeking to complete your initiation in the Catholic Church?
Dear Adult Candidate for Confirmation,
Welcome to the St. Joseph Catholic Community! Thank you for your interest in celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation, with us. Our hope is that through your journeying and participating in the preparation process your spiritual growth, your relationship with God and living the life of a Christian Catholic will be enhanced.
Must be a Baptized Catholic adult, 18 years or older, who has celebrated First Holy Communion but lack the Sacrament of Confirmation.
Must be a registered member of St. Joseph Parish or Parent of a current St. Joseph School or Faith Formation student.
Candidate must produce a copy of both their Baptism and 1st Communion Certificates from a Roman Catholic Parish at time of registration.
Each candidate must have a sponsor, and it must only be one (1) person. Sponsors must meet the following requirements at the minimum, but should be fully active in their own parishes, and must be able to validly receive Holy Communion each Sunday.
Must be at least 16 years old
Must be fully initiated in the Catholic Church (Baptized, Confirmed, Holy Communion)
Must not be parent/guardian of the adult
SCHEDULE: The adult confirmation workshops take place on Monday evenings, 7 – 8:30 p.m. There are total of 8 sessions.
February 26, 2018
March 5, 2018
March 12, 2018
March 19, 2018
April 9, 2018
April 16, 2018
April 23, 2018
June 4, 2018
Attendance & participation at all sessions is mandatory. Candidates may not miss more than 2 sessions
CONFIRMATION RETREAT – Saturday, April 28, 2018. Time and location TBD
SUNDAY MASS ATTENDANCE:The Mass and the Eucharist are the very center of our Catholic faith. The obligation to attend Sunday and Holy Day Masses and to avoid unnecessary work on those days is a responsibility for all Catholics. We expect all of our Candidates to understand and accept this rule, which is based on the Third Commandment.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: All students are required to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation before the night of Confirmation.
CONFIRMATION MASS and REHEARSAL: The Confirmation date is set for Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 3pm in the church. Sponsors and Candidates are asked to report to Fr. Martin Hall by 2:15pm. The Confirmation Mass Rehearsal we be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10 – 11am in the church. Sponsor and Candidates are required to attend the rehearsal.
REGISTRATION:To register we invite you to CLICK HERE to download the registration form. Please turn in the registration form, copies of the baptism and 1st communion certificates and the $50 registration fee the Parish Life Center (PLC) office on or before Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Please don’t delay since class size is limited to 25 candidates who have turn in completed registrations on a first come, first serve basis. Upon completion of your registration a member of our team will be in contact with you.
The Community of St Joseph’s welcomes you!