Sacrament of Confirmation

High School Students

Open Registrations for Year 1 & 2 Confirmation will begin on August 25, 2020 by Appointmet Only!

Packets may be obtained at the Faith Formation Office or by downloading using the green button below. 

Puede obtener las formas de registracion en la oficina de Formacion de Fe o precionando el boton verde abajo.

You must have your registration packet complete to make your appointment:               Necesita tener el paquete completo para hacer su cita:

       

 

‘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 $75 for first year and $100 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; April 17, 2021 8:30am - 9:00pm)
  2. 4 Life Nights (Held on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30pm-8:30pm in Horvath Youth Center)
  3. 7 Monthly XLT's (Adoration held on the 1st Thursday of each month)
  4. Individual or Class Service Project AND Reflection
  5. Attend 27 Class Sessions (Depending on the date, if absent must complete absence with formation session or Life Night in addition to the requirements mentioned above)

Parents:

  1. Completed Registration Packet*
  2. Baptism and First Communion Certificate of teen*
  3. $190 Tuition (due by Con 1 retreat) Minimum $70 deposit* 
  4. $10 DDF if register in our parish or $20 DDF for non-register in our parish
  5. Time requested for teen's weekly session: Tuesdays  5pm--6:30pm or 7 pm--8:30pm*
  6. 5 Parent Formation Sessions
  7. Parent Retreat Saturday, November 7, 2020
  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, 2020 for registration into first year confirmation 2020-2021).

Sponsor:( Sponsor can not be a parent)

  1. Sponsor Form, signed and sealed by Sponsor's home parish*
  2. 1- One day Retreat (Sponsor/ Candidate retreat)

Second Year Confirmation Formation:

Teens

  1. 4 Life Nights completed from 2019-2020 formation year*.
  2. 4 Life Nights from 2020-2021 Formation Year completed before Confirmation Day
  3. Year 2 Confirmation Retreat (Included in your tuition; December 11-13, 2020)
  4. 2 One Day Sponsor/Candidate retreat days (October24, 2020 and April 10, 2021)
  5. 7 Monthly XLT's (Adoration held on the 1st Thursday of each month)
  6. Individual or Class Service Project AND Reflection (Due by April 27, 2021)
  7. Attend 27 Class Sessions (Depending on the date, if absent must complete absence with formation session or Life Night in addition to the requirements mentioned above)
  8. Saint Report (due December 1, 2020)

Parents:

  1. Completed Registration Packet*
  2. Baptism and First Communion Certificate of teen*
  3. 2020-2021 Year 1 Tuition  paid in full*
  4. $230 Tuition (due by Con 2 retreat) Minimum $100 deposit*
  5. $10 DDF if register in our parish or $20 DDF for non-register in our parish
  6. Time requested for teen's weekly session: Tuesdays  5pm-6:30pm or 7 pm-8:30pm*
  7. 5 parent formation sessions from 2018-2019 Year 1 formation year completed*
  8. 5 parent formation sessions in 2020-2021
  9. Attend Parent Retreat (February 1, 2021)

Sponsor:( Sponsor can not be a parent)

  1. Sponsor Form, signed and sealed by Sponsor's home parish*
  2. 2- One day Sponsor/Candidate Days (October 24, 2020 and April 6, 2021)

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 2021

TBD

  • Sponsor and Candidate will meet in Horvath Hall at 0:00pm.  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

TBD

  • 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