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.

Confirmation 1 (typically Grade 9)

Fall 2019 Session Spring 2020 Session Time Who Event Details
Sun, Sep 22 Sun, Mar 1 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 1: Life is Choices
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Sun, Oct 6 Sun, Mar 8 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 2: What’s Holding you Back?
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Sun, Nov 3 Sun, Mar 15 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 3: The Jesus Question
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Sun, Nov 17 Sun, Mar 22 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 4: The Prayer Process
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Sun, Nov 24 Sun, Mar 29 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 5: The Bible
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Sun, Dec 8 Sun, Apr 5 2:30 - 4:30pm Confirm 1

Class, Lesson 6: Relationships
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Confirmation 2 (typically Grade 10)

Fall 2019 Session Spring 2020 Session Time Who Event Details
Sun, Sep 22 Sun, Mar 1 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 7: The Eucharist
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

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

Class, Lesson 8: The Holy Spirit
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

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

Class, Lesson 9: The Church
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Sun, Nov 17 Sun, Mar 22 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 10: Confirmation
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Sun, Nov 24 Sun, Mar 29 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 11: Made for Mission
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

Sun, Dec 8 Sun, Apr 5 6:15 - 8:15pm Confirm 2

Class, Lesson 12: Holiness is Possible
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium

Video & Workbook

SGL Meetings

Fall 2019 Session Spring 2020 Session Time Who/Confirmation Class Event Details
Sun Sep 22 Sun, Mar 1 12:30-2:15pm New SGLs, Confirmation 1

New SGL Training and Orientation
Location: St. Mary Parish Center Auditorium
NOTE: Prior year SGLs are not required to attend.
NOTE: Scheduled to occur prior to the 1st class.

Sun, May 17 Sun, May 17 6:00 - 8:00pm All SGLs, Confirm 1 & 2 CANCELED

Confirmation 1 Retreat

Date Time Who/Confirmation Class Event Details
Sun, May 3 1:00 - 6:00pm Confirm 1 (Including Catholic School students) CANCELED

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: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:30-8:00pm
Option 2: Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:30-9:00pm
Option 3: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:30-8:00pm (for 2020-2021 program year)

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. Visit the Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation Webpage for the Parent Meeting dates and Sign-Up.

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.