Confirmation

Confirmation is offered to Grade 6 students and older (12 years and up).

The Confirmation program consists of adult enrichment sessions, candidate classes, service projects, Mass and a retreat.

There will be a mandatory Parent Information Session to further explain the Confirmation Sacrament Preparation Program and how you can continue to support your child’s faith development on Saturday October 26 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm followed by Mass from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  Children are also required to attend.

There are nine (9) sessions to prepare for Confirmation which run for 90 minutes to 2.5 hours.  The longer sessions include Mass, which the youth attend as a class or with their parents.

SCHEDULE:

Saturday October 26: 1st Class & Parent Orientation:  3:30pm – 5:00 pm (optional Mass from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm– No Supervision Provided)

Sunday November 17:  2nd Class – YOUTH & PARENTS: Tentative Service Project: Feed the Hungry Program at St. Mary’s Parish- Assist in Serving Food: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sunday December 15: 3nd Class – YOUTH: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm: Includes Mass and Children’s Liturgy – Parents to attend Mass with the class from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday January 12: 4th Class- – YOUTH: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm: Includes Mass and Children’s Liturgy – Parents to attend Mass with the class from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday February 1: 5th ClassYOUTH and PARENT Volunteers: Service Project- Sandwiches for Manna Ministry – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm (optional Mass from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm– No Supervision Provided)

Wednesday March 11: Parish Reconciliation Service: 7:00 pm- Youth and Parents to attend

Sunday March 29: 6th Class – YOUTH: 9:30 am to 12:00 am: Includes Mass and Children’s Liturgy – Parents to attend Mass with the class from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday April 26: YOUTH and PARENT Volunteers: Service Project- Serve at First Eucharist Celebration at St. Pius X with parents: following 9:00 am Mass or 11:00 am Mass

Saturday May 2: Confirmation Retreat: YOUTH: 9:30 am – 11:15 am

Tuesday May 5: REHEARSAL in the Church – YOUTH, SPONSORS and PARENTS: 7:00 pm

St Pius X Parish Confirmation:  WEDNESDAY MAY 6 -7:00 PM- YOUTH and SPONSORS will meet in the HALL at 6:15 pm

Saturday May 9/ Sunday May 10:   YOUTH and PARENT Volunteers: Service Project- Sell Roses for Calgary Pro Life: following 5:00 pm, 9:00 am Mass or 11:00 am Mass

Please Note:

  • Youth are required to attend the majority of Sessions in order to make their Confirmation May 2019.
  • CLASSES start promptly.
  • For the security of your youth, parents must bring AND retrieve their youth from the designated location/room.

FEE:

There is a fee of $53 for the Confirmation Sacrament Preparation Program.

REGISTRATION:

Registration is only complete once all 3 steps are complete.

STEP 1:

To Register for Confirmation – Click Here

Please submit online payment through the registration page.

STEP 2:

Email a copy or photo of your child’s BAPTISMAL RECORD to pastoralassistant@stpiusx.ca.  Indicate the Child’s Name and Confirmation in the Subject Line of the email.

STEP 3:

If payment was not made by Credit Card in Step 1, please mail one cheque with your child’s name and the Sacrament/s that you registered for to:

Bookkeeper
St. Pius X Parish
2424 24 Ave NW
Calgary, AB T2M 2A2

The parish community is looking forward to supporting your child in prayer as they prepare to receive Confirmation and celebrating this time of God’s grace with your child and your family.

We hope to welcome you to our Sacramental Preparation Program!