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year 2

ST. Sebastian Group

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Welcome to Year 2 of Confirmation preparation!  By this time each candidate should have:

·    Chosen a Confirmation Saint and completed a Saint Letter and Saint Project

·    Chosen a Confirmation Sponsor and given your sponsor a Sponsor Form. (Make sure your sponsor has the form signed at his/her parish and returns it to the Faith Formation Office).


If you have not completed/received the above items, please see the forms/links below or contact the Faith Formation Office:

Plan for the year

MANDATORY COMBINED CONFIRMATION SESSIONS (If you are enrolled in Partners in Faith, you will attend these sessions during your regular PiF session time.)

  • Discernment Interviews (Zoom): WIll be arranged by individual appointment in August

  • "Beginnings:" Sunday, August 20 (10:15-11:45 a.m.) OR Tuesday, August 22 (5:45-7:15 p.m. (Candidate and parent or sponsor).

  • Sponsor Orientation, Wednesday, November 15 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom (Sponsors)

  • “Fault:” Sunday, December 3 (10:15-11:45 a.m.) OR Tuesday, December 12 (5:15-7:15 p.m.) (Candidate and parent or sponsor).


  • Retreat: Saturday, February 10 (Time TBA) at Holy Trinity Parish. Candidates only.


  • “Burn:” Sunday, February 25 (10:15-11:45 a.m.) OR Tuesday, February 27 (5:45-7:15 p.m.) (Candidates and parent or Sponsor).

  • Fired Up! Diocesan Confirmation Conference: Sunday, March 10, Christian Brothers High School (2:30-6:30 p.m.) (Candidates only).

  • "Source:" Tuesday, March 19 (5:45-7:15 p.m.) OR Sunday, March 24 (10:15-11:45 p.m.) (Candidates and parent or sponsor).


  • Service Reflection Session “United:” Fall 2024 Date/Time TBA (Candidates and parent or sponsor).

  • Morning of Reflection (Day before Confirmation): October 12, 2024 (9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.) (Candidate and sponsor)


  • Sacrament of Confirmation: October 13, 2024 (1:30 p.m., Candidates check in at 1:00 p.m.)

SERVICE HOURS (Suggestions sent by email each month):

Confirmation Service Log documenting service hours due Friday, May 10, 2024.


Ministry Hours: 10 hours of service (at-home or in-person) in any Holy Trinity Parish Ministry

Service Projects:  We offer Service Projects about once a month; 2 service projects are required during Year 2 of Confirmation preparation.  You also have the option to create your own service project or volunteer at a service project offered by another group, but outside projects must be approved by us in advance.  For more information on service projects, please contact our Service Projects Coordinator, Barbara Newman (




Weekly Sunday Mass attendance and daily prayer

Helpful forms

Questions? Concerns?

Please contact our Faith Formation Ministry: by phone at 530.677.3234 or email at

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