Sacramental Journey

Sacrament of Confirmation 2021

Dear Parents and Carers,

Thank you for attending the information session for the Sacrament of Confirmation.   Please complete the Online Enrolment Form  Enrolment form available here.

Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation

You are the first teacher of your child’s faith.  In their preparation for the sacrament we, the parish and school community, will support you.  However, we rely on your involvement in home learning and at Mass each weekend.

Students attending Good Shepherd, Holy Spirit and Mother Teresa Primary Schools

Preparation will be provided by you at home and supported by their classroom learning.

Young people attending any other school

Preparation will be provided by you at home and classes provided by the Parish.  These classes will be held on the following Saturday afternoons from 4:45pm to 5:45pm during the school term in the parish office:
Saturday 27 February, Saturday 13 March, Saturday 20 March, Saturday 27 March, Saturday 25 April, Saturday 1 May, Saturday 8 May (4pm Start on 8 May).  Attendance in all of these classes is essential to the preparation program.

Important Dates – 2021 Confirmation

Parent and Child Information Meeting*: 

  • Tuesday 16 February at 1:00pm
  • Tuesday 16 February at 6:15pm

All information sessions to be held at Holy Spirit Church, Amaroo. Due to government restrictions only the child and one (1) parent may attend the information sessions. Please click https://www.trybooking.com/BOOXT to book. 

Commitment Masses*:

  • Saturday 20 February
  • Sunday 21 February

Prayer Night*:

  • Tuesday 27  April Time TBA

Celebration of Confirmation*:

Exact dates are yet to be finalised and are subject to government restrictions and regulations. We will endeavour to confirm the exact date of your child’s confirmation as soon as we can.

  • Week 1 – Tuesday 4 May, Wednesday 5 May and Thursday 6 May
  • Week 2 – Tuesday 11 May, Wednesday 12 May and Thursday 13 May

If, for whatever reason, you feel that your child is not ready to take this next step in their faith development, or that you are unable to find the time to commit to their preparation, then we encourage you to leave this commitment for another time when your child is older.  Sacraments can be received at any age.All Confirmation sessions will be held at Holy Spirit Parish Church, Burdekin Ave, Amaroo. Sacramental Program information and enrolment link will be available on this page on Tuesday 16 February.

Expression of Interest
If you would like to be added to our mailing list for communication regarding the Sacramental Program for Confirmation, please complete this form and the Sacramental Coordinator will be in contact with you.

If there are any aspects of the preparation process you would like to discuss, please contact your Religious Education Coordinator or contact the parish office.

Our parish app and our parish website are the main sources of information regarding the changes made within our parish. For any changes directly related to COVID-19 please use this link https://www.holyspiritgungahlin.org.au/coronavirus/

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