Confirmation Program Schedule

Confirmation Candidates' Classes

Confirmation 1 and 2 will meet on six (6) Sunday nights with the choice of attending the Fall Session or Spring Session. Registration for the Confirmation Program occurs in June - August every program year. If you have missed the registration period, please contact the Religious Education Office at 508-528-1450 to register.

Fall Session: Classes held between September - December
Spring Session: Classes held between February - May

Confirmation 1 Class Time: 2:30-4:30pm. Students and parents are highly encouraged to attend the 5:00 pm Mass after class.
Confirmation 2 Class Time: 6:15-8:15pm. Students and parents are highly encouraged to attend the 5:00pm Mass before class.

2018-2019 Sessions

Fall 2018 Session Spring 2019 Session Time Who Event Details
Sun, Sep 16 Sun, Feb 10 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 1: Life is Choices
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Sep 16 Sun, Feb 10 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 7: The Eucharist
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Sep 23 Sun, Mar 3 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 2: What’s Holding you Back?
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Sep 23 Sun, Mar 3 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 8: The Holy Spirit
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Oct 14 Sun, Mar 10 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 3: The Jesus Question
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Oct 14 Sun, Mar 10 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 9: The Church
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Nov 18 Sun, Mar 17 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 4: The Prayer Process
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Nov 18 Sun, Mar 17 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 10: Confirmation
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Dec 2 Sun, Mar 31 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 5: The Bible
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Dec 2 Sun, Mar 31 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 11: Made for Mission
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Dec 9 Sun, Apr 7 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 6: Relationships
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

Sun, Dec 9 Sun, Apr 7 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 12: Holiness is Possible
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium

Parents & Sponsors

SGL Meetings

Fall 2018 Session Spring 2019 Session Time Who/Confirmation Class Event Details
Sun Sep 16 Sun, Feb 10 12:30-2:15pm New SGLs, Confirmation 1

New SGL Training and Orientation
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium
NOTE: Prior year SGLs are not required to attend.
NOTE: Scheduled to occur prior to the 1st class.

Sun, Apr 28 Sun, Apr 28 6:00 - 8:00pm All SGLs, Confirm 1 & 2

SGL Out Briefing and Pizza Party
Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Auditorium
(All SGLs Required to Attend. Plan on Attending Youth Mass before this meeting)

Confirmation 1 Retreat

Date Time Who/Confirmation Class Event Details
Sun, May 19 1:00 - 6:00pm Confirm 1 (Including Catholic School students)

Retreat
Drop Off / Pick Up Location: Benjamin Franklin Charter School
Details provided in an April 2019 email.

Parents' Meetings

(attended by all Parents, including Catholic High School Parents)

In executing on our Foundational Element No. 1 for the Confirmation program, Parents are required to attend two Meetings in the two year program. There will be one held for Confirmation 1 at the beginning of the program and a second one held for Confirmation 2 only at the end of the Program. Parents will be given two choices of dates, selecting the one that best fits their schedule.

Program Introduction Meeting (1.5 hrs)

For Confirmation 1 Parents only: Confirmation Workbooks will be handed out during this meeting along with a review of the Program Materials including Small Group Leader (SGL) positions and Works Hours.

Option 1: Thursday, June 19, 2018 7:30-9:00pm
Option 2: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 6:30-8:00pm
Option 3: Thursday, September 13, 2018 7:30-9:00pm

Confirmation: A New Beginning Meeting (1.5 hrs)

For Confirmation 2 Parents only. Confirmation Preparation and Post Confirmation topics will be covered. Please select 1 of the 2 meetings date options to Register for a Meeting. During the registration process, you will be providing your child(ren) robe size(s), program feedback and post questions about the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Please be sure to visit the Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation webpage for the latest information before posting questions and attending the meeting. The dates for the Sacrament of Confirmation will be announced on this page when they are released by the Archdiocese of Boston.

Option 1: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30 - 8:00 pm SIGN UP
Option 2: Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:30 - 9:00 pm SIGN UP