Confirmation Calendar

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Confirmation Preparation Calendar 2022-2023

Families are responsible for helping their child(ren) attend class on a regular basis to ensure continuity of lessons, and it is the responsibility of parents to share the Catholic faith with their children by attending Mass on Sunday and Holy Days of Obligation. Receiving the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist regularly is strongly encouraged.

CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES

All Student sessions are Sundays, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Unless otherwise noted. Candidates will attend class in the auditorium, please enter by the Church elevator (north parking lot, Hillside Avenue side.)

Working in small groups.

Class Sessions for Candidates

Who Am I?

October 2-  “God Revealed: Religious Thinking”

Can God exists? What is a religion anyway?

October 16- “Our Restless Hearts:” The 5 Proofs and Being ‘Capable of God’

What’s the point of all this? And by “this” we mean everything in existence.

November 6- “This I Believe:” Catholic Faith and Belief

What do I actually believe in? What do I NOT believe in?

November 20- “Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up:” Jesus’ Message, Mission, Death and Resurrection

Jesus is my homeboy?

Where Am I Going?

December 4-  “As It Is In Heaven:” The Mass

What’s up with praying? What is really happening in Church and why?

December 11- “Sacraments:” Doorway to the Sacred

Can we find God in every day life? How can we find ourselves?

January 8- “Confirmation: The Gifts of the Holy Spirit”

Wait, we get superpowers now?

Who Do I Want to Be?

January 15- “The Call to Service:” Catholic Social Justice

How are we going to change the world, not just take from the world?

February 5- Hot Topics: Christian Morality (Part 1)

Does God hate sex and do all dogs really go to heaven?

February 12- Hot Topics: Christian Morality (Part 2)

More complicated questions that make us feel awkward!

March 5-  “Behold, I Make All Things New:” Last Things and the Road to Emmaus

We are beautifully and wonderfully made, now how can we “walk the talk” and be our authentic selves?

Final Preparation for the Sacrament

March 19- Confirmation Retreat

TBD- Confirmation Rehearsal

TBD- Confirmation Liturgy

 

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