Confirmation
Information

The Curriculum

We useLifeTeen’s Purpose Confirmation Sacramental Preparation Program.

Purpose is a transformative approach to Confirmation.

The Purpose curriculum sessions focus on evangelizing young people and accompanying them as they become disciples. The curriculum addresses three  big questions, “Why believe in God?”, “Why trust Jesus?” and “Why be a part of the Church?”

These sessions combine powerful teachings, videos small group discussions,
 activities and  games to evangelize and disciple teens.

For additional information about our program, please contact youth minister Jake Burmis.

Important Details:

  • Candidates will meet in a small group format. Groups will meet on Wednesday evenings, from 6:30-7:45 p.m., the same time as Middle School Faith Formation.
  • The Confirmation program is a one-year program and small groups may continue as discipleship groups throughout high school. They will complete 25 sessions throughout the year and be confirmed in the Spring of 2024.

Important Dates – Please Mark Your Calendars

Sept. 27 – Opening Faith Formation Mass at 6:30 pm

Oct. 4 – Candidate/Parent Orientation and Opening Session

  • Please note that you will complete lesson #1 at this session with your parents and small group leader
  • Bring your calendar for the year. Each small group will create their schedule, including all session meeting dates, times, and locations, at this orientation.

Jan. 21st Sunday  –  Holy Spirit Retreat – 10:30am Mass – 4:40pm

May 12, 2024 – 2:00 p.m. Confirmation Ceremony at the Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis (arrive by 1:30 pm)

 

New this year: Each child or teen from the same family must be registered individually to ensure proper permission forms, waivers and information is on record for each person.

Tuition Information

1 Child: $90.00 2 Children: $130.00 3 Children or More: $150.00 

Sacramental Preparation Fee for 2nd Grade and Confirmation (in addition to regular tuition): $50.00

All regular volunteers receive an overall tuition discount of $90.

About the Program

Confirmation is one of the sacraments of initiation, in which we receive the fullness of the gifts of the Holy Spirit in order to share the Gospel.

Preparation is open to those in their freshman year of high school and older. Preparation includes formation/preparation meetings, retreat, service projects, parent and sponsor meetings, and other events. The Sacrament of Confirmation is received in the spring of the final year of preparation.

Adults interested in receiving Confirmation should explore RCIA.

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