CONFIRMATION – YEAR ONE

Confirmation 2017-2018 1st Year Calendar

Small group sessions are held Sunday 4:30pm – 6:00pm or Monday 7:30pm – 9:00pm in the classrooms. 

Large group sessions are held on specified days/times below; please bring 2 items for the food pantry.

Aug 27           Teacher Meeting 9am Mass, followed by meeting in classrooms (10:00 am -11:30 am)

Sept 9 (Sat)    Retreat for Candidates (Session #s 1&2) in Church, 1pm-6pm  FIAT Ministries  *Please submit form/$30 fee. *Required; retreat must be made up at a neighboring parish if missed); Includes 5pm Mass with Rite of Initiation

Sept 17           Community Day:  Parish Picnic, following noon Mass

Sept 17/18     Session #3 (Small Group – Life is Choices)

Sept 30           Community Clean-Up/Opening Teen Mass & Pizza Meet & Greet – All invited

Oct 1/2           Session #4 (Small Group – What’s Holding You Back?)

Oct 3              Mount Olive Manor Outreach – Feet in the Street, 4pm (Fredericks Team M6 to lead)

Oct 21             Teen Mass/Service Project for El Mundo de Colores (All invited; Required for DiBernardino Team S6)

Oct 22/23       Session #5 (Small Group – The Jesus Question)

Nov 5              Session #6 – 4:30 pm for all – Large Group in Church (No Monday Class) Fr. Stan

Nov 16           Mount Olive Manor Outreach – Birthday Party, 4:30pm (Fragano Team M7 to lead)

Nov 18           Mini Mission/Teen Mass (All invited; Required for Sembrat Team S7)

Nov 19/20     Session #7 (Small Group – The Prayer Process)

Dec 2              Toy Drive begins sponsored by the Confirmation program* (see back page for more details)

Dec 9              Teen Mass/Project Gingerbread (All invited; Required for Fragano Team M7)

Dec 10            Community Day: Countdown to Christmas, 2pm

Dec 10/11      Session #8 (Small Group – The Bible)

Dec 20            Mount Olive Manor Outreach – Gingerbread Decorating 4:30pm (Bamper Team M3 to lead)

Jan 6               Teen Mass/Valentine Lollipops (All invited; required for Fredericks Team M6)

Jan 7/8           Session #9 (Small Group – Relationships, plus Teen Stations Prep)

Jan 21/22       Session #10 (Small Group – The Eucharist)

Feb 4              Community Day: Souper Bowl Sunday 8:30am to 2pm (Sign up for 2 hour shift: location and time your choice)

Feb 10            Community Day: Hospitality for Confirmation 10:00 – 12:30

Feb 16 (Fri)    Session #11 – 7:00 pm for all – Large Group Teen Stations of the Cross in Church, followed by Bridges Outreach Lunch Prep (Stations required for all; Bridges required for Bamper Team M3 but open to all)

Feb 17           Bridges Run/Teen Mass (All invited, Mass required for Bamper Team M3)

Feb 25/26     Session #12 (Small Group – The Holy Spirit)

Mar 10          Teen Mass/Service Project for El Mundo de Colores (Required for anyone who missed Teen Mass/Project)

Mar 11/12    Session #13 (Small Group, Wrap-Up)

Mar 15         Mount Olive Manor Outreach – Birthday Party, 4:30pm (DiBernardino Team S6 to lead)

Mar 20         Session #14 – 7:30 pm – Large Group Penance Service in Church (Required for all) *Date subject to change

Mar 25         Community Day: Palm Sunday Mass/Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 8/9        *Make-Up Session for weather, if needed

Apr 15          Mandatory Retreat for Candidates AND Parents – 4pm-7pm in church *REQUIRED – Please complete form.

Apr 21          Community Clean-Up/Teen Mass (All invited)

May 19         Pentecost – Closing Teen Mass & Social  (Required for ALL)

June TBA       Mount Olive Manor Outreach – Picnic, 5:30 pm (Required for Sembrat Team S7)

Community Day, Teen Mass, & Mount Olive Manor dates are subject to change; please check for email updates.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Confirmation Coordinator: Shannon Jones, Cell: 201-407-6995,  Email: Confirmation@stelizabethschurch.org

Website: St Elizabeth Confirmation

Youth Ministry WebsiteSPARK Teen Ministry

Bulletin Sign Up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a4aabaf2da3fc1-confirmation

Curriculum Link: Dynamic Catholic Decision Point

 

DOCUMENTS/FORMS:

Confirmation Year 1 Registration Form and Covenant

Confirmation Year 1 Registration Letter

Confirmation Program Guidelines

Confirmation Service Ticket

2017-2018_Confirmation_Calendar_Year1

Confirmation Year 1 Fall Retreat Registration

Retreat Conflict Form