The next Confirmation will be at 11am on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at Our Lady Queen of the most Holy Rosary Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio.
The primary goal of the Confirmation preparation program is to increase a spirit of faith in the candidate and prepare them for the fruitful reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation. The Pastor, Director of Religious Education and teachers will recommend a candidate for Confirmation when the candidate for Confirmation gives evidence of a spiritual maturity in keeping with the sacrament.
Knowledge Requirement Dates
Knowledge of the basic doctrine and prayers of our Catholic faith is listed as the fourth point of evidence of spiritual maturity as outlined in our Confirmation Preparation folder. Under this point is a list of the prayers and knowledge that the student must have memorized and recite to their CCD teacher or assistant. These prayers can be found on printable documents on this website under the Confirmation documents tab.
The due dates for these requirements are as follows:
March 29, 2017: Memorize and recite Prayers and Knowledge #1 through #9
April 19, 2017:Memorize and recite Prayers and Knowledge #10 and #11
Oct. 25, 2017: Memorize and recite Prayers and Knowledge #12 and #13
January 10, 2018: Memorize and recite Prayers and Knowledge #17 and #18
#19 The Beatitudes: the student does not need to memorize them but should be able to explain their significance during class.
Other dates to remember:
Late August: End of summer interview with each student to discuss progress and encourage.
Wednesday Sept. 20: Return your completed Confirmation sponsor information form.
Wednesday Sept. 20: Confirmation name chosen and saint’s report (rough draft) due.
Saturday Sept. 23: Students work and prepare to serve their parents and sponsors during a luncheon which follows the Confirmation Commitment Ceremony on Sunday Sept. 24.
Sunday Sept. 24: Confirmation Commitment Ceremony during the 10 a.m. Mass.
November 1: Students must have visited the Eucharistic Adoration chapel twice before this date.
November 1: Service log must be turned in.
TBA: Holy Rosary Cathedral tour
TBA: Confirmation Retreat
Jan. 17, 2018: Rough draft of your letter to Fr. Kill requesting to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation is due today.
February TBA: Final interview with director of religious education or pastor
Saturday March 3, 2018, 11 a.m. Confirmation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral Toledo, OH with Bishop Daniel Thomas.