Confirmation

2nd Sunday of the Month from September through April at 5:00 PM -7:00 PM


Each Confirmation session includes Mass from 5-6pm and class form 6-7pm. The schedule also includes the Confirmation retreat date and the sponsor/candidate session.  Confirmation Mass date will be available as soon as it is received from the Archdiocese as well as the dates for the interviews.

Confirmation Schedule 2021-2022

  September 12 Mass & Confirmation Class 7:00 PM
  October 10 Mass & Confirmation Class 7:00 PM
  November 14 Mass & Confirmation Class 7:00 PM
  December 12 Mass & Confirmation Class 7:00 PM
  January 9 Mass & Confirmation Class 7:00 PM
  February 13 Mass & Confirmation Class 7:00 PM
  March 5 Confirmation Retreat 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  March 13 Mass & Confirmation Class 7:00 PM
  April 10 Mass & Confirmation Class 7:00 PM
  TBD Sponsor-Candidate Session*  
  April/May TBD Confirmation Mass**  

 

Sign ups for interviews will be available later in the year.  A couple of weeks will be scheduled to choose from.

*Sponsor and candidate MUST attend one of these sessions.  Please talk to Olivia if you have an out-of-town sponsor.

**Confirmation Mass will be the last weekend of April or first weekend of May. Date will be sent out as soon as we get it from the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Requirements for Confirmation

  • The retreat is REQUIRED and MUST be a Confirmation specific retreat. This is different than the optional retreat in October. St. Mary Confirmation retreat will be held March 5, 2021 from 10am-6pm.
  • Each student must have had a full year of Faith Formation prior to this year (2020-21) as well as 80% attendance for Edge classes (or full Life Teen attendance if student is in 9th or 10th grade) and Full attendance for Confirmation classes this year (2021-22) to be able to make their Confirmation. (If you have to miss a Confirmation session please reach out and talk to Olivia.)
  • 5 hours of community service is required, in addition to the 5 hours required for Edge (making it 10 hours of service for students in 8th grade Edge & Confirmation).  Students should use the Community Service Hours Log to record their hours. 
  • Each student will pick a  sponsor, pick a Saint, and write a letter to bishop (specific details for these will be talked about during class).
  • Each student should attend the Sacrament of Reconciliation. There will be opportunities offered throughout the year at Edge, as well as our normal St. Mary confession times.
  • Each student will have a short interview with one of the Confirmation leaders closer to Confirmation. Sign up will be available in the coming weeks.