Confirmation


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Current News & Updates:

2018 – 2019  Confirmation Registration Form

2018 – 2019 Calendar 

Additional program information listed below

  

2016 Confirmation Retreat November 18-20:

 

 

 

Confirmation:

“You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be my witness…” -Acts 1:8

At St. Mary’s we are implementing the Lifeline Model to our Confirmation Program. We will be using a variety of Confirmation Resources including our own programming.  Some of the resources we use throughout St. Mary’s Confirmation Preparation is Life Teen’s Oneight, Ascension Press’ Chosen, and St. Mary’s Press’ Confirmed in a Faithful Community.

Confirmation at St. Mary’s is a two year program, that usually begins with our Grade 8 Lifeline Youth Ministry Program. Lifeline utilizes experiential, relational, and systematic methods that engage teenagers in their faith while presenting doctrinally sound teachings rooted in the Catechism and Sacred Scripture.  Through engaging presentations of the faith, both through in-class sessions and online lessons teenagers are invited into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and challenged to become life-long disciples over the course of the 2 years. 

 The Confirmation Program has several components.  Some of the components are; weekly Mass attendance, Life Nights, Days of Reflection, 3 Day Retreat, Community Service, and a few others.  For a comprehensive overview of St. Mary’s Oneight scroll down to forms and click on Information and Requirements.

Character Confirmed – Life Teen:

Ascension Press – Chosen:

 

 

Important Information:

Welcome 2018-2019 Confirmation Candidates!  We pray that the next year becomes a transformational journey where you encounter Christ every step of the way.   We will constantly be updating this page with information regarding St. Mary’s Confirmation Program.  The website will become a very useful tool for you throughout this process.    

 



Confirmation II Forms:

Registration Form                    Program Responsibilities                  Program Responsibilities and Deadlines

 
Tracking Form

 
Calendar 

 
Consent Form 
(only used for those not registered at St. Mary’s)

Sponsor Forms

 Confirmation Name/Patron Saint  Prayer Sheet


Letter to Pastor 

 Confirmation Prep Program Book  

 

Upcoming Events:

Please refer to the Lifeline Page for upcoming events such as, Deeper Sessions, Community Service, and Social Events.

Community Service Opportunities:

Click the link icon below to see what available community service opportunities are coming up.


Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Confirmation II Assignments:

Below you will find a list of assignments and their due dates for the Lifeline Confirmation Program.


    

Online Lessons:       

Grade 9/ Confirmation II Students will be asked to complete a series of 6 Online Lessons.  The online lessons will consist of 2 parts: watching a series of videos for each lesson and completing the corresponding assignments in their on the email that will be sent out at the start of each month.  You will find all lessons posted below along with the due dates for each lesson.  Click on the session name to access the lesson videos.  All videos for each lesson must be watched (i.e. lesson 6 – videos 6.0-6.5 must be watched in order to complete the book assignment).   Online Lessons will be reviewed the following In-Class Session.  If you have any questions please email lifeline@stmarysdartmouth.org.

 

Decision Point Confirmation Online Lessons

 

Lesson/Session  Date Assigned  Assignment Due Date
 Session 7: The Eucharist October 1st October 29th 
 Session 8: The Holy Spirit November 1st  November 26th 
 Session 9: The Church December 1st  December 17th 
Session 10: Confirmation January 1st  January 28th 
Session 11: Made for Mission February 1st  February 25th 
Session 12: Holiness is Possible  March 1st  March 25th 

 

                       

 

 

Chris Padgett on Fire with The Holy Spirit

 

For more information on St. Mary’s Confirmation Program please contact us at lifeline@stmarysdartmouth.org.

 

2016-2017: Theme: Beautiful Mercy

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Mercy

2016-2017 Theme Song: We Will Go by Brett Younker

 

Theme Explained

This year’s theme is a continuance of last year’s “Consumed by Grace.”  Last year we got to know Christ more deeply and understand that He is filled with Love and Mercy.  His Mercy extends beyond anything that we could have possible done or where we’ve been.  He offers his forgiveness no matter path we’ve taken or who we have become.  He desires to offer us His Grace, Mercy and most importantly his Love.  

This year our theme focuses on now taking that message out into the world.  To share that love and mercy with everyone we meet.  To become the hands and feet of Christ here on earth and to serve everyone we meet in the same way that Christ did on His earthly journey.  Check out the video below for more information regarding our theme and song for this year! 

 

   2013 Life Teen Winter Retreat – Jan 4-6