Documents, Downloads and Worksheets needed for Confirmation

  1. Register your student for Religious Education. Your student should attend the YDisciple program during the 2022-23 school year.
  2. Complete the Confirmation Sacramentary Form on the Cluster website.
  3. Choose a Confirmation Sponsor. Have the sponsor complete the Confirmation Sponsor Registration on the Cluster website. The student and sponsor should plan to meet a minimum of 5 times throughout the year.
  4. Choose a Confirmation Saint.
  5. Attend the required Confirmation Retreat for our Cluster.
    • If your student is unable to attend, an alternate retreat is required. Please contact the Religious Education office to discuss your options.
    • A permission form will need to be completed and submitted to the Religious Education office before attending the retreat.
    • If a student is or will turn 18 years of age prior to or on the retreat date, they must complete the online Safe Environment training for our Diocese. Please contact Rachael, at the Religious Education Office for assistance in this matter.
  6. It is suggested that each student perform a minimum of 25 service hours in preparation for Confirmation. Service hours should incorporate the student and their sponsor whenever possible.
    • Use the Service Worksheet(s) to record your service to others and turn them into the Religious Education office upon completion, prior to your meeting with a Cluster Priest.
  7. Write a Letter to the Bishop with your request to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.
  8. Meeting with a Cluster Priest to assess your readiness for Confirmation.

Search (Confirmation) – Sunday from 6:30-8pm
Sacramental prep for grade 11.
Snacks will be provided.
Sponsors & students will attend together.
Sponsors and students will participate in separate small group discussions with Disciplers.
(Parents are required to attend in place of Sponsor as needed)

Session Dates:

  • Sep 25, 2022
  • Oct 23, 2022
  • Nov 27, 2022
  • Jan 8, 2022 Confirmation Retreat for Students
  • Jan 14, 2022 Confirmation Sponsor Retreat
  • Jan 22, 2023
  • Feb 19, 2023
  • Mar 26, 2023 (last session)
  • May 13, 2023 Sacrament of Confirmation Mass 4:30pm @ St Joseph Parish