Confirmation 2022

Confirmation Programme

Get Ready and Willing for your Confirmation May 21st 2022

The Confirmation Programme

The Sacrament of Confirmation strengthens the baptised and obliges them more firmly to be witnesses of Christ by word and deed and to spread and defend the faith. It imprints a character, enriches the baptised by the gift of the Holy Spirit to continue on the path of Christian initiation, and binds them more perfectly to the Church.” Code of Canon Law, Can. 1285

God has blessed you in your desire to be confirmed in the Catholic Church. Through baptism you received God’s blessing and became a member of Christ’s Body, the Church. At baptism your parents made promises and a commitment to bring you up in the love and knowledge of God. They undertook to educate you in the Catholic faith and to bring you with them to Church in your formative years. Now that you are old enough to respond more fully to all the graces and blessings God has given you, you are invited to enrol in our Confirmation preparation course.

You enrol by completing the form linked above. This will send us your contact details, and we shall be in touch in good time to give you information about the sessions. Last years confirmation was considerably disrupted by COVID and we used on line meetings a lot. We hope this will not be the case this time! To participate you need to be able to come to the sessions held straight after Sunday 09:30 Mass on the dates given in the programme. The sessions are designed to give you information about what the catholic faith is, and time for you to explore, think about and discuss your spiritual life journey in relation to that faith.

If you would like to discuss the programme, before deciding to join it, then please do get in touch with the course leader, John Andrews. Try email first to john.andrews@cliftondiocese.com or leave a message in the Parish office and he will contact you.

The Dates

Information Meeting 28th November 2021
Workshop 1 16th January 2022
Workshop 2 23rd January 2022
Workshop 3 6th February 2022
Workshop 4 13th February 2022
Workshop 5 6th March 2022
Workshop 6 20th March 2022
Workshop 7 8th May 2022
Confirmation Rehearsal 18th May 2022 Evening
Confirmation Mass St. Gregory the Great 21st May 2022