Confirmation

NOVEMBER CONFIRMATION INFORMATION

Wednesday November 11, 2020

 at Holy Spirit Church

 5:00 PM and 7:30 PM

IMPORTANT DATES TO BE SURE ARE ON YOUR CALENDAR
  • Saturday November 7 Retreat: 3 - 5 PM
  • Tuesday November 10 Rehearsal: 5-6 PM
  • Wednesday November 11 
    • Confirmation A at 5 PM 
    • Confirmation B at 7:30 PM

Attendance at all of the above is required for all candidates. Note that  ONLY CANDIDATES should attend the Retreat. Parents and sponsors are not required to attend and are asked, if they happen to be transporting your child to the event, not to enter Holy Family Hall or the Church at these times. 

Sponsors or a proxy for the sponsor may attend the rehearsal but are not required to do so.



Guidelines for November Confirmations

Please let me know if you have any conflicts or other issues that will prevent your attendance so we can create a work around as soon as possible.
 

 



Incoming 2021 Confirmation Group

The Bishop's Office has not yet scheduled Confirmations for Spring 2021. We appreciate your patience as we await more details.

General Confirmation Guidelines
 

Dress Code 

The Bishop prefers that Confirmation Gowns be worn.
We have rented the gowns and will be contacting you with pick up information.

No sneakers.

Girls are to wear modest dresses or dress slacks and a modest blouse. No sneakers.

Boys are to wear dress shoes, dress slacks, button-down dress shirt, and tie or a suit and dress shoes.

In the Church

Individuals are prohibited from taking photos or videos with cameras, cell phones or other electronic devices during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

Please be sure to turn off your cell phone and all electronic devices before entering the church.

A professional photographer will be hired.

Fasting 

The rule of fasting from food and drink, except water, for one hour before receiving Holy Communion is still in effect.

We ask and thank you for your cooperation in adhering to these policies.


Confirmation Parent-Candidate Documents

Parents of incoming Confirmation Candidates will receive these via email soon and they will also be kept here for your easy reference.

they will remain available here for download should you ever need any of them.

All of the below in one pdf

Table of Contents of Confirmation Handbook

Why Be Confirmed?

Preparing for Confirmation

Confirmation Dates at a Glance 

Choosing a Sponsor

Sponsor Information Form - due November 15, 2020 (note sponsors also need to get a certificate from their pastor)

Preparing a Saint Report  - due November 15, 2020

Example Saint Report

Charitable Service Guidelines

Charitable Service Log - due March 7, 2021

Catholic Mass Worksheet - complete 1 each time you attend Mass; hand in thoughout the year

Lenten Confirmation Curriculum

Confirmation Interviews - you will receive a signup genius to choose your slot; interviews begin in January 2021

Pre-Confirmation Interview Questions - a sample of possible questions to ponder before your interview

Candidate Information Form - due March 1, 2020

 

 


Please contact our Director of Religious Education with any questions or concerns at DRE@holyspiritstamford.org 



For incoming Confirmation candidates for Spring 2021

OUR REGISTRATION PERIOD HAS ENDED

All Catholic and Non-Catholic School Confirmation Candidates should have registered by now. Please Contact Valerie iif you wish to make a late registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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