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Confirmation 2023-2024

Confirmation: Confirmation is a year long preparation and we welcome those who are receptive to receiving this Sacrament (typically those who are in 7th and 8th grade and high schoolers). Classes will meet approximately two times a month on Sundays, tentatively beginning September, 22nd, 2024.  Our program includes engaging presentations, small group discussions led by high school mentors, prayer and retreat experiences, and meaningful communiity outreach/service projects. Our young people will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation sometime in the Spring of 2025. . 

Please note: The Archdiocese of Detroit requires two years of faith formation for children receiving sacraments. (This means they should be in some form of faith formation classes or at a Catholic School for at least one year prior to beginning Sacramental preparations like Confirmation.) Feel free to reach out to Karen.Hogan@ResurrectionParish.net with questions.

 

Click HERE for Confirmation Preparation Registration

Tentative Confirmation Schedule 2024-2025

Sunday, September 22nd 2024: 4-8 p.m. Opening Retreat (At least one parent attends orientation 4-5 p.m.) 

Sunday, October 6th, 2024: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 1- "Listening to God" 

Sunday, October 13th, 2024: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Empowering God's Children Part 1 (Required safe environment                                                                                                  training for public school students)

Sunday, October 20th, 2024: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Session 2- "Going Deeper with the Mass" and evening Mass

Sunday, November 3rd, 2024: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 3- "What's the Bible Have To Do with My Life?"

Sunday, November 17th, 2024: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 4- "Belonging: Gathering as a Church"

Sunday, December 1st, 2024: 6:30-8 p.m.  Session 5- "Surrounded by a Communion of Saints"

Sunday, December 15th, 2024: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 6- "Baptism: Part of a Family"

 

Sunday, January 5th, 2025: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 7- "Candidate/Sponsor Event" (Confirmation candidates and                                                                                         their sponsors attend session together to help prepare for the                                                                                                     Sacrament of Confirmation. (Zoom option is available for sponsors.) 

Sunday, January 19th, 2025: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 8- "Discovering your Spiritual Gifts"

Sunday, February 2nd, 2025: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 9- "Laying on of Hands/ Anointing with Chrism"

Sunday, February 16th, 2025: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 10- "Eucharist: Strength for the Journey"

Sunday, March 2nd, 2025: 6:30-8 p.m Session 11- "Speed Sainting" (Candidates give a 2-minute presentation                                                                                  on their favorite saint.) 

Sunday, March 16th, 2025: 6:30-8 p.m. Session 12- "What's Next? Living Out Your Faith" 

Sunday, April 6th, 2025: 4-8 p.m. Closing Retreat

Sunday, April 27th, 2025: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Empowering God's Children Part 2 (Required safe environment                                                                                                  training for public school students)

Confirmation Mass will be in the Spring 2025 -Date to be Announced