Prospective Students / Parents
Confirmation registration for High School Students is ONLINE ONLY and takes place end June to the end of July.
Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation is two years. Students will receive this final Sacrament of Initiation upon successful completion of the two-year program requirements and the student's personal request to be confirmed in the Catholic Church
Confirmation Classes take place from September – May on Sunday nights from 6:00PM-8:00PM. Class is approximately twice a month (every other Sunday). In addition to class attendance, students must also attend two youth nights per semester (youth nights are every Wednesday 7:00 PM-8:30 PM) one outside event (list will be available at orientation meeting—includes lock-in mini retreats on church grounds, diocesan youth rallies, other retreats and events), day-long retreat for Confirmation1 and weekend retreat for Confirmation 2, and 20 service hours per year, other written homework assignments and final exit interview and petition letter.
Who is eligible to enter the Confirmation Program?
Student must be in 9th, 10th or 11th grade at the start of his/her two-year program.
Student must be at least 15 years of age upon completion of the two-year program and actual reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation.
More information on Registration will be given out in the near future by Corpus Christi bulletin, Monitor, and website.
How much does it cost?
$125 for the first child
$90 for additional children
Additional $200 for mandatory weekend retreat for 2nd year students (includes weekend retreat accommodations, all meals, transportation to and from Whispering Winds)
Please make checks payable to “Corpus Christi Church” and bring with you to the orientation meeting along with all paperwork (please do not hand in early).
This year you may opt to pay by credit card at the parish office or pay online on the Corpus Christi website. Just create a log-in (or use an already established one), click “Confirmation” on the donation page, enter the appropriate amount, print and bring receipt to the orientation meeting.
Do I have to re-register for 2nd year if I just completed 1st year?
Yes, 2nd year students must register online AND attend a mandatory orientation meeting. However, they do not need to bring copies of their Baptismal and Communion Certificates. Be sure to click the appropriate registration page (there are 3 options: one for 1st year students, 2nd year returners, and 2nd year transfers/Catholic school students).
If I attend a Catholic School do I have to complete the full two-year program?
Catholic school students may opt to attend the second year of Confirmation preparation only—be sure to use the registration page for 2nd year transfers/Catholic school students.
Must bring validation (letter on letterhead) of Catholic school enrollment to meeting.
Students must meet above requirement of being 15 years old upon reception of Confirmation.
Student must bring copy of Baptismal and Communion Certificate to the orientation meeting.
If I am in Catholic School and would like to attend the full year program am I able to do so?
Yes, you are welcome to attend the full program. However, once you have chosen to start with first year, you must complete both years in order to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.
What is the date of the MANDATORY 2nd Year Confirmation Retreat?
STAY TUNED FOR UPCOMING INFORMATION
What if my child has not yet received first Communion but is in high school and would like to be Confirmed?
Please indicate this on the online registration form and your child will be placed in a program to receive additional instruction and preparation for First Holy Communion and First Reconciliation (Confession).
Your child will receive these Sacraments in April or May of 2017 (2nd year Confirmation students), assuming successful completion of the preparation requirements (four 2 and a half hour classes on Sunday afternoons throughout the year—dates TBD, and 2 Adoration Youth Nights).
Thank you for your interest in the Confirmation Program.
Please feel free to email Peggy Tacchino at email@example.com or call 619-482-3954 ext. 113 with any additional questions you may have.
Are you a teenager in High School? Visit our High School Youth Ministry Page to inquire information on our Youth Nights!