In addition to regularly utilizing Life Teen materials and participating in Life Teen events, Confirmation candidates have action items that must be completed along the way. In year one, Candidates have four action items. In year two, Candidates have six action items.
Grade 9 (class of 2024) action items for Fall 2020 – Spring 2021.
There are four action items 9th grade students being Confirmed in the Fall of 2021 must achieve in year one of the program:
1. Entering Students must complete the New Student Information Form
The form helps us learn more about our incoming students and better serve them. Please fill this form out as soon as possible.
2. Schedule a Confirmation check-in with JT
In these check-ins, JT and the candidate will a develop a Confirmation service project to complete over the next two years. If any of the available times do not work, please don’t hesitate to contact JT to schedule a more convenient option. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most sessions will occur remotely.
3. Grade 9 students should achieve at least 6 credit points by by December 13, 2020 and an additional 6 credit points by May 8, 2021
All Confirmation-related events are assigned a value of credit points. All Confirmation candidates for Fall 2021 should achieve at least 6 credit points within the Fall semester by November 28, 2020 and an additional 6 credit points in the Spring semester by May 8, 2021 to be on track for Confirmation.
4. Grade 9 Students must attend a Confirmation Day-Retreat at the end of the academic year
At the end of the spring semester, the class will have a required day-retreat.
Grade 10 (class of 2023) action items for Fall 2020.
There are 5 action items 10th grade students being Confirmed November 28, 2020 must achieve before Confirmation. Please see below. Each item is a link to another page.
1. Parent/Guardian must fill out Sacraments Checklist for Candidate
In order to be Confirmed, a candidate’s previous Sacraments of Baptism and First Holy Communion must be verified. Submitting this information as soon as possible prevents any last-minute hurdles leading up to Confirmation. This form must be completed by October 2, 2020.
2. Candidate must select a Sponsor
Each confirmation candidate much choose a sponsor for their Confirmation. The sponsor must be a Confirmed Catholic, in good standing with the Church, and cannot be the candidate’s parent. A sponsor must be selected, and this form must be completed, by October 2, 2020. Be sure to review the “Role of Sponsor” guide during your selection process.
3. Candidate must select a Confirmation Name
Each Candidate must select a Confirmation Name. This name must be the name of a Saint in the Church. This step must be completed by October 30, 2020.
4. Candidate should achieve at least 4 credit points by by November 28, 2020.
All Confirmation-related events are assigned a value of credit points. All Confirmation candidates for Fall 2020 should achieve at least 4 confirmation points within the Fall semester by November 28, 2020 to be on track for Confirmation.
5. Reserve a space for the November 28 Confirmation Ceremony
There will be 5 Confirmation ceremonies between St. Bridget and Our Lady of Fatima. Please use the link above to find out more information about the ceremonies, their COVID-19 precaution protocols, and to reserve a space.
Candidates should remember that action items are to be completed in addition to regular participation in the Life Teen program. Please visit the Program Overview and Schedule page for more information.