ST. Sebastian Group
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: email@example.com
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Weekly Sunday Mass attendance and daily prayer
Please contact our Faith Formation Ministry: by phone at 530.677.3234 or email at email@example.com