Confirmation

GENERAL INFORMATION: Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation begins in September of each calendar year.   Confirmation is celebrated in Grade 7 . Students enrolled in the Catholic School system will prepare for Confirmation as part of their academic religion program. Students enrolled in a Public or Private school, must complete Catholic religious instruction. Mary Mother of God Parish offers a catechetical program through correspondence. Students who have not received catholic religious instruction between Sacrament years (Grade 2 and Grade 7) are required to complete one additional year of religious instruction (Grades 5 ) in addition to Confirmation Preparation  in order to be properly prepared to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

 


ATTENTION PARENTS OF GRADE 7  CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES   2018-2019

Confirmation is planned for Friday, January 18th, 2019 for Holy Family, St. Gregory & Parish Catechetical Students; Saturday, January 19th, 2019 for St. Marguerite d’Youville & St. Andrew Catholic Schools.There is a mandatory parent’s only meeting on Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 p.m. at the parish. Please return to the meeting the registration package your child received from their school.  This includesThe completed registration form; A photocopy of your child’s baptism certificate;  A $50 cheque payable to Mary Mother of God Church; Name and address of child’s sponsor (must be a practicing Catholic and not a parent);  A recent wallet size photo of your child (photos will not be returned.)    You will receive information for your child as they prepare for this sacrament