CONFIRMATION 2017

We welcome you and your child into the life of our Parish through the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation. These Sacraments of Initiation are a wonderful opportunity for parents and children to renew their faith; to discover God who is present in all we do.

Young people in Year 6 or above are invited to prepare for their Confirmation through full and active participation in the parish community. 

Parent and Child Information Sessions

  • Wednesday 15 February 2017 1:00pm or 7:00pm

It is important that you and your child attend one of the information sessions prior to enrolment. You will receive the enrolment form and home preparation kit.

Commitment and Enrolment Mass Weekend

  • Saturday 18 February 6:00pm or
  • Sunday 19 February 9:30am or
  • Sunday 19 February 5:30pm

Bring your completed enrolment form received at the information session, along with a copy of your child’s Baptism certificate.
If your child was Baptised at Holy Spirit Parish their Baptism certificate details are held within the parish.

Confirmation Mass Dates

Confirmation will be held on Tuesday 9 May, Wednesday 10 May and Thursday 11 May at 6.15pm.

Prayer Night and Reconciliation

For candidates and parent/carer
Wednesday 26 April at 6:30pm

Spirit Day Retreat

Tuesday 2 May (during school hours) at the church.
Candidates will practice for their Confirmation during the retreat. 

Important Dates

Important Information can be downloaded here.

Parish Classes for students not attending Parish Catholic schools

 (For children not attending Holy Spirit, Mother Teresa or Good Shepherd schools)

Venue: Parish office Saturdays 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Dates:

  • 25 February
  • 4 March
  • 11 March
  • 18 March
  • 25 March
  • 1 April
  • 29 April

Confirmation Stole

Ideas for making your Confirmation Stole (Parish Class) are available here

Resources

If you would like to read the coming week's readings with your child they are available here

Resources for your Saint Project
http://saintsresource.com
http://www.marymackillop.org.au/
http://www.americancatholic.org/features/saints/byname.aspx