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CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY

Confirmation

Confirmation Policy

Parents and teens may download our Confirmation Policy at the link below.

Confirmation Policy

 

Confirmation Mass Date

Our 2021 Confirmation Mass date has been set for Sunday April 25, 2021 with Bishop Bejarano.  Because of the numbers of teens being Confirmed there are 2 masses - 1 at 12 noon and the other at 2pm.  Please see the email sent out on April 15, 2021 for the teen's assigned Confirmation Mass.

 

2021 Confirmation Program Registration

Invitations to eligible teens will be sent out in mid-January 2021.  To properly register for the Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class please complete the 3 items below by February 7, 2021.

1.  Download, fill out, and return these items by email to [email protected] by February 7, 2021:

2.  Choose an available Final Interview time from the chart below and email [email protected] with your selected timeslot and phone number.

3.  Go to the Parish Office anytime Monday-Friday 9am to 2pm pick up the supplemental Decision Point Confirmation book.

 

2021 Confirmation Immediate Preparation Dates

  1.  February 14, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #1 - 3:30-4:30pm on Zoom
  2.  February 28, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #2 - 3:30-4:30pm on Zoom
  3.  March 7, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #3 - 3:30pm-4:30pm on Zoom - (My Personal Creed Due)
  4.  March 14, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #4 - 3:30pm-4:30pm on Zoom - (Confirmation Readiness Questionnaire Due)
  5.  March 21, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #5 - 3:30pm-4:30pm on Zoom - (Confirmation Name Essay Due)
  6.  Confirmation Retreat - Saturday March 6, 2021 from 11am-5pm via Zoom
  7.  Final Interviews - March 23, 2021 - April 16, 2021 - by phone - see the chart below to sign up for a timeslot by email
  8.  April 25, 2021 - 11am - Rehearsal for Candidates and Sponsors
  9.  April 25, 2021 - 12 Noon & 2pm- Confirmation Masses - see the email sent out on April 15, 2021 for your teen's assigned mass.

 

2021 Confirmation Retreat

Information on the 2021 Confirmation Retreat will be posted here as soon as it is available and pending state, county, and Diocesan Covid guidelines. 

Our Confirmation Retreat will be online via Zoom on Saturday March 6, 2021 from 11am-5pm.  Zoom log in information will different than our Confirmation Class log in information and will be sent the week of March 6.  If a teen can't make our retreat date they should call other local parishes to check availability to join them.  A Confirmation Retreat is required in order to be Confirmed. 

 

2021 Final Interviews

Email [email protected] with your requested timeslot and phone number. 

  March 23
March 24
March 25
March 26
2pm Bucher   Weldner  
3pm Insogna Ward Stine  
4pm L. Cox   Kourie  
5pm       Slosar
6pm   Meyers   A. Belezzuoli
7pm   Dye   E. Belezzuoli
8pm     Goldstein Kim

 

  March 30
March 31
April 1
April 2
2pm Gizzo Ruh Hallinan J. Cox
3pm   McWilliam   Coufal
4pm Berning L. Mihalik M. Mihalik  
5pm Schouten      
6pm        
7pm Van Der Linden Vincik    
8pm        

 

  April 6
April 7
April 8
April 9
2pm Fierro   Stutts  
3pm        
4pm Sajor Peterson    
5pm   Ponulak    
6pm        
7pm Curran      
8pm Munro      

 

  April 13
April 14
April 15
April 16
2pm        
3pm   DiPasquale   Mossy
4pm Kotsay     Grismer
5pm Kiil      
6pm Barry Coleman    
7pm Curran Seiber    
8pm     Di Pasquale  


  April 20
April 21
April 22
April 23
2pm        
3pm        
4pm        
5pm        
6pm Coleman      
7pm        
8pm        

 

February 14, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #1

To prepare for class please download and print out these documents and add them to your Confirmation Binder in this order before class starts. 

1.  Confirmation Requirements Contract

2.  Philosophy and Schedule

3.  My Personal Creed

4.  Confirmation Name Essay

5.  Confirmation Readiness Questionnaire

6.  The History of Confirmation

7.  The Theology of Confirmation

8.  Guidelines for Doctrinal Formation for Confirmation

9.  Apostles Creed / Nicene Creed

 

February 28, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #2

To prepare for class please download and print out these documents and add them to your Confirmation Binder in this order before class starts.

1.  Our Father (Lord's Prayer)

2.  The Bread of Life - Chapter 14

 

March 6, 2021 - Confirmation Retreat - 11am-5pm on Zoom

Zoom log in information will be emailed to all Confirmation teens.  It will be a different Zoom log in than for our Confirmation Immediate Preparation Classes.  Please have these supplies handy - pen, several sheets of paper, Confirmation binder. 

1.  Retreat Welcome and Day of Prayer Guidelines

2.  The Signs and Rite of Confirmation

3.  Bishop

4.  Sponsor

5.  The Word of God

6.  Baptismal Promises

7.  Chrism and Anointing

8.  The Laying of Hands

9.  The Assembly, Sign of Peace

10.  Seal of the Holy Spirit

11.  What to Believe: Catholic Christian Belief

 

March 7, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #3

To prepare for class please download and print out these documents and add them to your Confirmation Binder in this order before class starts.

1.  Catechism of the Catholic Church - Holy Spirit

2.  Gifts of the Holy Spirit

 

March 14, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #4

To prepare for class please download and print out these documents and add them to your Confirmation Binder in this order before class starts.

1.  Final Interview Questions

2.  Catechism of the Catholic Church - Sacraments of Initiation

 

March 21, 2021 - Confirmation Immediate Preparation Class #5

To prepare for class please download and print out these documents and add them to your Confirmation Binder in this order before class starts.

1.  Rehearsal

2.  Diagram for Approaching the Bishop