Confirmation is a two-year process.

The curriculum includes “Theology of the Body” and “Chosen” both published by Ascension Press.  

As part of their preparation for the sacrament, Middle School students will participate in EPIC and High School students will participate in YDisciple.

Student Requirements:

  • Completed Baptism, Reconciliation and Communion
  • A copy of their Baptismal Certificate on file with the office
  • Complete Works of Charity
  • Complete a Retreat
  • Mandatory 75% attendance
  • Select a Sponsor by September 17

Sponsor Requirements:

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Confirmed Catholic
  • Not the father or mother of the candidate
  • A copy of their Baptismal Certificate on file with the office

Key Dates:

  • Aug 26, 2017                       Baptismal Certificate with address/name of church
  • Sep. 17, 2017                      Sponsor’s name and completed sponsor form.  
    Saint Project and Confirmation Name
    Download the Saint Project Form

     

  • Oct 27, 2017                       Walk With the Martyrs
  • Jan. 7, 2018                         Retreat Fee Due - $85.00
  • Feb. 23, 2018                      Soup Supper/Stations of the Cross
  • Mar. 11, 2018                     Letter to Bishop
    Download the sample Letter to Bishop Sheridan

     

  • Mar. 17-18, 2018              Confirmation Retreat
  • Apr. 15, 2018                      Works of Charity completed (20 hrs.)   
    Examples: Marian House, Altar serving, Briarfest, Stations of the Cross, Vacation Bible School, Walk With the Martyrs, shoveling snow
    Download the Works of Charity Reflection Form

 

Class Dates

Sunday - 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Aug.  26 check-in

Sept.  17, 24

Oct.  8, 15

Oct 27-28 (Walk With the Martyrs)

Nov.  5, 12

Dec.  3, 10

Jan.  7, 21, 28

Feb.  4, 11, 25

Mar.  4, 11

Apr.  15, 22, 29

May  6, 12

 

 

 

Points of Contact:

Deacon Mike McGrady
Director of Faith Formation

719-528-8407
Mmcgrady@saintgabriel.net

Cindy Martinez
Faith Formation Administrator

719-528-8407
CEadmin@saintgabriel.net