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Sacramental Department

Casey Hanley – Coordinator
632-2678 ext. 233

Sacraments are visible signs or symbols of God's saving love for us. Every person, every action has the potential for being a sign, a symbol and a "sacrament". Each of us is called to be a sacrament of Jesus' love and healing.

Candidates for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation take part in a Sacramental preparation process.

Children and youth should be able to pray aloud without assistance the following: the Sign of the Cross, the Our Father, the Hail Mary, the Glory Be, the Act of Contrition and the Nicene Creed (Eucharist/Confirmation). Candidates should regularly attend Sunday Mass. Children preparing for Reconciliation/Eucharist are encouraged to participate in Children's Liturgy of the Word at the Sunday 9:30 am mass.

 

 

 

                                  Sacrament of Reconciliation

 FIRST RECONCILIATION APPLICATION

First Reconciliation Parent/Guardian Meeting (Adults Only)

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - School Gym

First Reconciliation Retreats - for Candidates & Parents

  • Saturday, February 3, 2018

   9:00 am - 10:30 am

   11:00am - 1:30 pm

 

First Reconciliation will take place on  March 6th & 20th, 2018

@ 6:30 pm in the Church.

 

 

                              

     Sacrament of Eucharist

 

                         First Eucharist children                    

 FIRST EUCHARIST APPLICATION

 FIRST EUCHARIST DATE SELECTION FORM

First Eucharist Parent Meeting - Adults Only

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm in the Neumann Rooms (under the Church)

First Eucharist Retreats - for Candidates & Parents

  • Saturday, January 27, 2018  10:00am - 12:00pm           A-J
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm             K-Z

First Eucharist Celebrations will take place:

  • May 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
  • May 5, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
  • May 6, 2018 @ 11:30 am

 

                                         Sacrament of Confirmation

Candidates who are interested in the Sacrament of Confirmation will register for the two year program in the beginning of Grade 9. Candidates are required to attend Religious Education Classes at SS Peter & Paul if they are attending a public high school. If Candidates attend a Catholic high school, they attend their Religious Education classes at their high school. All Candidates in Grade 9 will attend two faith sharing events.

Grade 10 students will attend Confirmation preparation classes at SS Peter & Paul, regardless of the high school they attend. These classes will be held once a month. Confirmation is generally celebrated in the Spring of Grade 10.

Current Grade 9 Candidates

You should have received the Application for the two year Confirmation program in the mail. Candidates who are NOT attending a Catholic high school must attend Religious Education classes here at SS Peter & Paul. ALL Candidates are required to attend two (2) faith sharing sessions during the 9th grade year. Our first faith sharing event will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! More information will be coming in the mail.

If you have not sent in your application for the Confirmation program (9th Graders only), you can DOWNLOAD IT HERE.

 

 

Current Grade 10 Confirmation Candidates

   Session Selection forms were sent home last month and are due NOW!!  Please get your selection form in quickly to ensure that you receive the day and time you are requesting.  If you need another session selection form, you may DOWNLOAD IT HERE.



                   ** Confirmation Parent/Candidate Meeting **

Our 2018 Confirmation Parent/Candidate Meeting will be held on TUESDAY, JUNE 27TH

at 6:00 PM in the CHURCH.

This meeting is for ALL CANDIDATES and a Parent/Guardian. 

Requirements for the program will be discussed and materials will be distributed at this Meeting.

 

                                                Confirmation 2017/2018 Session Dates:

         Tuesdays  -         9/19, 10/17, 11/14, 12/12, 1/23, 2/13, 3/20, 4/17

         Sundays -           9/24, 10/22, 11/19, 12/17, 1/21, 2/11, 3/18, 4/15

 

The Confirmation Enrollment Mass will take place on Saturday, September 16th , 2017 @ 4:30 PM

  We will meet in the Church NO LATER THAN 4:15 pm.   This mass is for Candidates,

their families and their sponsors.

"When the day of Pentecost came it found them gathered in one place.....tongues as of fire appeared, which parted and came to rest on each of them. All were filled with the Holy Spirit."

~Acts 2:1-4