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

Confirmation


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:  They must attend a minimum of 20 of 22 classes – if they missed more than two classes for the year; arrangements need to be made with me to make up classes – please contact me. 


5. Interviews: Each Confirmation candidate needs to complete an interview. We will give the teens the name of the person doing their interview and phone number to make an appointment to get this done. We will start conducting the interviews in early March 


6. Retreat:   This year's retreat TBD


7. Service Projects: Candidates must complete 3 Service Projects 


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​​CONFIRMATION REQUIREMENTS

For 9th Grade Candidates: 

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1. Class Attendance: They must attend a minimum of 20 of 22 classes – if they missed more than two classes for the year; arrangements need to be made with me to make up classes – please contact me.



2. Retreat: TBD


3. Service Projects: Candidates must complete 3 Service 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.

Dates to Remember


CONFIRMATION 

May 2, 2018:  St. Matthew's Church  
10th Grade Confirmation Candidates
Will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation -

2:00 PM with Bishop Cunningham - This is a time change