Sacrament of Confirmation

Welcome to Sacramental Preparation at St. Agnes Parish.  We are very excited for the candidates and their families as you continue your journey towards this Sacrament of Maturity. *****************************************************************************

2020-2021 Confirmation students (Grade 7)

Meeting Rescheduled!

The rescheduled virtual meeting is on March 7th.

Invite your sponsor to participate virtually as well.

The Confirmation name and Sponsor forms are still due on February 7th. **************************************************************** The Diocese has said that our Spring 2021 Confirmations are going to have the same precautions as fall Confirmations. For St Agnes parish this includes only every other pew being occupied by a designated student and their family of no more than five in total.

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Links to forms and dates

2020/2021 Confirmation Program Dates

Confirmation Name and Sponsor Form -pdf format

Confirmation Name form– google form

Sponsor Form– google form

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First Virtual meeting–  November 22, 2020 (6:30pm)
  • Please register online before this meeting.  We cannot contact and include you until you contact us first.
  • Both your child and yourself need to attend the virtual meeting.
  • The meeting will be on the Facebook live link seen both below and on the home page. A Facebook account and/or password is not needed. Please attend a Mass via this link previous to the meeting so any issues can be addressed.
  • https://www.facebook.com/stagneswaterloo/live
**************************************************************** Enrollment Mass–  December 6, 2020 (11 am Mass)
  • While all are welcome to attend Mass in person for Enrollment it is encouraged to participate virtually.
  • The Mass will be on the Facebook live link seen both below and on the home page. A Facebook account and/or password is not needed. Please attend another Mass via this link previous to the Enrollment Mass so any issues can be addressed.
  • https://www.facebook.com/stagneswaterloo/live
All paperwork is due before the Enrollment Mass.                                                             (register, baptismal certificate, letter from home parish if other than St Agnes) ****************************************************************
Paperwork
  • Email a copy of your child’s baptism certificate to the sacramental email. stagnessacramental@gmail.com
  • Your family must be registered at a parish in order to receive a sacrament. Please call your home parish to confirm if you are unsure you are registered.
  • If you are a member of a different parish, your child wants to participate with their class and you are a member of a different parish, please contact your parish for a letter of acknowledgement from your priest that your child will be participating with their class at St Agnes. Your home parish can fax it directly St Agnes parish.
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Enrolment Mass                                                                                                                         your choice November…  _________________ At this Mass you will be officially received into the Confirmation program and hand in any final paperwork.  No meeting to follow.

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If there are any questions, please contact Michelle Schill  stagnessacramental@gmail.com .    You may always speak to Fr. Aleks directly as well – please just call the office to arrange.

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Resources  

Sacramental preparation is the responsibility of the parish and parents. Any support teachers give is very much appreciated and a gift to the children. Some are YouTube videos. One is a Google Slide presentation that includes all the videos available from Dynamic Catholic from their Confirmation preparation program Decision Point.  Enjoy as part of your journey..

Sacraments 101: Confirmation (why we’re confirmed)

Confirmation | Catholic Central

Confirmation – Flame of Faith

Sophia SketchPad: Confirmation

Decision Point – Confirmation Preparation

Pope Francis on Confirmation and The Gift of The Holy Spirit Another very insightful video by Fr. Robert Barron, founder of the internationally acclaimed documentary CATHOLICISM: ——————————————————————————————————–     Confirmation 2021-2022

Parents of all children who wish to receive the Sacrament Confirmation are to register on line during September for the coming year.  At all other times please contact the parish office 519.885.4480

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After November 1st registration closes and all students interested in Confirmation will need to call the office to make an appointment directly with Father Aleks.

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