St. Francis of Assisi of Bridgeport
St. Mary of the Assumption of Minoa & St. Matthew of East Syracuse


CONFIRMATION REQUIREMENTS
For 10th Grade Candidates:


1. Baptismal  Certificate: will be required unless your child was Baptized at St. Francis St. Mary’s or St. Matthew's Parishes  If your child made their First Eucharist at St. Mary’s but were Baptized at another church we still need a Baptismal Certificate


2. Confirmation Sponsor Certificate: we will need a certificate from the Sponsor’s Church if they are not a member of St. Francis St. Mary’s  or St. Matthew's Parishes 


3.  Confirmation Name: Each candidate will need to choose a name for Confirmation, we will provide a Confirmation Packet that will have websites to help the choose a name.


4.  Class Attendance:  Will be combined with Mass, the combine total will be determined. Mass is being stressed this year. There will be an 11:00  AM Mass on Sunday's Classes will be let out for the teens to be able to make the class. (Mass attended outside of the 11:00 AM or different Parish - parents are asked to email the Faith Formation Director


5. Interviews: Each Confirmation candidate needs to complete an interview. The interview will be a group interview, which will be setup in groups of 5 to 8 and they will with a Deacon and/or the Faith Formation Director.


6. Retreat:   The First Sunday in March


7. Service Projects: Candidates must complete 3 to 5 Service Projects.  We are looking into several group projects. 



CONFIRMATION REQUIREMENTS

For 9th Grade Candidates: 


1. Class Attendance: Will be combined with Mass, the combine total will be determined. Mass is being stressed this year. There will be an 11:00 AM Mass on Sunday's Classes will be let out for the teens to be able to make the class. (Mass attended outside of the 11:00 AM or different Parish - parents are asked to email the Faith Formation Director



2. Retreat: The First Sunday in March


3. Service Projects: Candidates must complete 3 to 5 Service Projects. We are looking into several group projects. 


9th and 10th grade Candidates will have to meet Diocesan requirements to be able to make their Confirmation. I will keep you posted as much as I can by sending home information with your teen. To be sure that you get information, we asked that you give us a valid email address and I will email you every time something comes up.