Confirmation

Confirmation Ceremony scheduled on Saturday, May 4, 2019, 11:00 am at Saint Anne Church

The Bishop's office contacted us this week to inform us that our confirmation ceremony will be on Saturday, May 4, 2019, 11:00 am at Saint Anne Church. At this time, we do not know who the presider is. Our ceremony rehearsal will be on Sunday, April 28 at 3:30 pm in the church.

October 20 Youth Rally at Saint Bede's in Hayward

All confirmation students have been registered and are expected to attend the youth rally at Saint Bede's (26950 Patrick Ave, Hayward, CA 94544)

  • Meals
    • Bring your own lunch and drink! There is no where nearby to buy a lunch and you will not be allowed off the grounds to buy one.
    • Dinner will be provided
  • Information
    • Make your own arrangements to be dropped off at Saint Bede's at 8:00 am and picked up by 8:30 pm
    • When you arrive, find your teacher to check in and receive your name tag
  • Offertory: Please bring at least $1 offertory to put in the collection at Mass
  • Permission Slip NeededBring back the signed & completed permission slip

Keep working on your brown bag project!

Your Brown Bag Project is due on November 11. We gave this to you on September 9 to give you eight weeks to work on it. If you take care of one step per week, you should be fine. By October 14, you should have the steps 1 to 3 done and started on step 4.

Confirmation Class and Mass on October 28

We will have confirmation class at 3:30 pm on Sunday, October 28 with Youth Mass afterward.

Due on October 28, 2018

  • Module 3: The Gift of Happiness
  • Find the readings for the Mass on Sunday in your bible; read and reflect on the gospel; and be prepared to discuss in class
    First Reading - Jeremiah 31:7-9 • Second Reading - Hebrews 5:1-6 • Gospel: Mark 10:46-52
  • Complete the Family Works of Mercy Project
  • Money for October 20 Youth Rally - $20 fee due (many students have paid already, but this is due if you haven't already paid)
  • Pick a Confirmation Sponsor
    • Work with your parent(s) to select one sponsor.
    • Remember, your sponsor must be at least 16 years old, a confirmed, practicing Catholic, and not one of your parents. For a more detailed explanation of who can be a sponsor, see this page on Busted Halo.
    • Your sponsor should also be someone you feel comfortable talking with and local enough that you can meet and talk with her/him.
    • Meet with or call your prospective sponsor and ask her/him to be your sponsor and make sure she/he can make the dates indicated on the calendar:
      • Class & Mass on Sunday, November 11, 3:30 to 7:30 pm
      • Class & Mass on Sunday, February 24, 3:30 to 7:30 pm
      • Rehearsal on Sunday, April 28, 3:30 to 5:30 pm
      • Confirmation Ceremony on Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am at Saint Anne Church (candidates and sponsors will need to arrive earlier, likely 10:00 am or before)
    • Provide your teachers with the full name(s), phone number, and email address of your confirmation sponsor(s)

 

Calendar

Dates for Sponsors

  • Class & Mass on Sunday, November 11, 3:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Class & Mass on Sunday, February 24, 3:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Rehearsal on Sunday, April 28, 3:30 to 5:30 pm
  • Confirmation Ceremony on Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am at Saint Anne Church (candidates and sponsors will need to arrive earlier, likely 10:00 am or before)

Dates for Parents

  • Class on Sunday, September 9, 3:30 pm
  • Retreat Information Meeting on Sunday, December 2, 3:30 pm
  • Confirmation Ceremony on Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am

Youth Ministry Retreat - Winter 2017Youth Ministry Retreat - Spring 2018

 

 

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Gospel Reflections by Confirmation Staff

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Fairyland

Homework
Brown Bag Project
Family Works of Mercy Project

Contact Us

Jim Soltau, Coordinator

510-471-7766 ext 22

stayouthministry@sbcglobal.net

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