Confirmation Preparation Program Requirements

Candidates' Requirements

Confirmation Candidate Requirement Public School Catholic School
Complete 24 “Conversation with Yourself & God” discussions Yes Optional
Watch Decision Point Videos (12 Sessions) Yes Yes
Complete 24 “Conversation with Your Friends” discussions Yes Yes
Complete 24 “Conversation with Your Parents” discussions Yes Yes
Complete Sponsor Designation and Confirmation Name Form Yes Yes
Complete Works Points Program (6 points per season) Yes Yes
Attend Confirmation Retreat (May) Yes Yes
Attend Confirmation Rehearsal w/ Sponsor (Sept) Yes Yes
Pay Confirmation Fee ($75) Yes Yes

Sponsor Designation and Confirmation Name Selection

All Confirmation 1 candidates will choose a Confirmation sponsor, as well as a name by which they will be confirmed.

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Works Points Program

All Confirmation candidates are required to complete a minimum of 24 points of Spiritual Works of Mercy before they receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Six (6) points are required each season (Fall/Spring).

Requests for points are made by completing Spiritual Works of Mercy activities and submitting the associated deliverable via the website. For clarification of the details found in the Spiritual Works of Mercy page (link in side bar), please email confirmation.director@stmarysfranklin.org.

Parents' Requirements

Parent Requirement Public School Catholic School
Attend Meeting: Confirmation Program Introduction (Confirmation 1 & 2) (Held in September) ** Yes Yes
Attend Meetings: Preparing for Conversation with Your Parents Discussions (three, 30-min online meetings each season (Fall/Spring) ** Yes Yes
Attend Meeting: Confirmation - A New Beginning (Confirmation 2 only Prep for the Sacrament) (Held in July) ** Yes Yes
Attend Confirmation Rehearsal (Confirmation 2 - if Sponsor Unable to Attend) (Held in September) Yes Yes

** Parents only – no candidates