For Candiates being Confirmed this Spring
Everything in blue is a link of items that need to be done BEFORE being Confirmed.
RITE OF CONFIRMATION - EVENT INFORMATION
Thursday, May 19th, 7pm, at the Cathedral in St. Paul (arrive at 6:15pm)
SEATING: 4 guranteed seats- 1 for Confirmand Candidate, 1 for Sponsor, 1 for Mom, 1 for Dad (additional family can be in general seating)
Confirmand Readiness Survey - DUE Feb 1st
Readiness Survey | COMPLETED - This is to see where you're at in discerning a spring Confirmation.
Sponsor Eligibility Form - DUE Feb 1st
Confirmands need select a sponsor, that is a practicing Catholic (fill out eligibility form), to do two activities – either In-person, by video, or by phone.
Sponsor Eligibility Form.pdf - Sponsor fill's out and hands into their Home Parish for approval (then it's mailed to St. Stephen's).
Saint Selection - DUE April 1st
Saint Name Selector | COMPLETED - Everyone must select a Saints name to use during the Rite of Confirmation.
#1 Sponsor Confirmation Activity - DUE April 1
BEFORE MEETING: Send to sponsor and watch the two videos on Confirmation
Video #1: Confirmation - Flame of Faith
Video #2: Bishop Barron on the Sacrament of Confirmation
TO DO: Print Off Reflection Questions 1-Sponsor Confirmation_QUESTIONS.pdf
DURING MEETING: Meet either In-person, by video, or by phone (discuss & take notes)
TO DO: Fill out Sponsor Confirmation Reflection Form (after meeting)
1-Sponsor Confirmation_REFLECTION | COMPLETED
#2 Sponsor Mass Activity - DUE April 1st
TO DO: Attend the SAME Mass with each other OR watch the SAME Mass Online.
TO DO: Print Off Meeting Questions 2-Sponsor Mass_QUESTIONS.pdf
DURING MEETING: Review the Gospel from Website (discuss & take notes)
TO DO: Fill out Sponsor Mass Reflection Form (after meeting)
2-Sponsor Mass_REFLECTION | COMPLETED
Letter to Pastor - DUE April 1st
Letter to Pastor_FORM | COMPLETED
Thank You Note for Your Catechist - DUE May 1
Thank You Note to Catechist_FORM | COMPLETED
Rite of Confirmation Preparation Event - Monday May 16, 6-7:30pm
For candidates, parents, and sponsors (if available) to practice for the Rite. Confession with multiple Priests available.
Confession BEFORE being Confirmed - DUE 1 to 14 days before being Confirmed
Receive the Holy Spirit with a clean soul. Review the pdfs below, then go to Reconciliation before the Confirmation Sacrament.
How to go to Confession | Examination of Conscience
St. Stephen's Confession Times:
Wed: 7pm | Sat 3:30-4:30pm | Sun: 9:30-10:15am
Also on Confirmation Preparation event on May 16, 6-8pm
Dress Code for Confirmation
Candidates, sponsors and family are to dress united as followers of Christ - reflecting humility and modesty. Let the focus be on God’s grace and gift to His disciples and not to create distractful or sinful attention.
Dress Code List