Our Lady of Mount Carmel Confirmation Preparation Calendar 2021-2022
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 either virtually or in-person and Holy Days of Obligation. Receiving the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist regularly is strongly encouraged.
PARENT MEETING September 29, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium
CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES
All Student sessions are Sundays, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Unless otherwise noted. Candidates will attend class in the auditorium, please enter by the Church elevator (north parking lot, Hillside Avenue side.)
Class Sessions for Candidates
Who Am I?
October 3– “God Revealed: Proving God Exists”
Does God exists? What is a religion anyway?
October 17 “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 7 – “This I Believe:” Catholic Faith and Belief
What do I actually believe in? What do I NOT believe in?
November 21– “Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up:” Jesus’ Message, Mission, Death and Resurrection
Jesus is my homeboy?
Where Am I Going?
December 5– “As It Is In Heaven:” The Mass
What’s up with praying? What is really happening in Church and why?
January 9– “Sacraments:” Doorway to the Sacred
Can we find God in every day life? How can we find ourselves?
January 23–”Confirmation: The Gifts of the Holy Spirit”
Wait, we get superpowers now?
Who Do I Want to Be?
February 6- “The Call to Service:” Catholic Social Justice
How are we going to change the world, not just take from the world?
February 27– Hot Topics: Christian Morality (Part 1)
Does God hate sex and do all dogs really go to heaven?
March 6- Hot Topics: Christian Morality (Part 2)
More complicated questions that make us feel awkward!
March 27- “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
April 3- Confirmation Retreat
April/May 2022- Confirmation Rehearsal
April/May 2022 – Confirmation Liturgy