Confirmation

Confirmation is the sacrament by which Catholics receive a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit.  Through Confirmation, the Holy Spirit gives them the increased ability to practice their Catholic faith in every aspect of their lives and to witness Christ in every situation.

For any additional information, including important dates and next steps, please refer to the materials provided here.

Registration for Confirmation 2018-2019 is closed.  Registration for Confirmation 2019-2020  will open in June of 2019.
For any additional questions please contact our Youth Minister.

Confirmation 2018

CONFIRMATION WILL BE HELD on Wednesday, November 28 @ 7:00pm at Visitation Parish.  Please arrive no later than 6:40pm.  A reception will follow.

Confirmation Preparation

The following lists all scheduled preparatory sessions that all confirmation candidates are required to attend.  Sponsors are strongly encouraged to be present with their candidate at all meetings to provide support for their candidate.  All meetings with the exception of the Kickoff event are held at Visitation Parish Church.

Information & Registration Meeting – Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Confirmation Kickoff Event: – Saturday, September 11, 2018 OR Saturday September 29, 2018 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at St. Peter’s Church Hall in Tilbury East RR. 2, 5425 Tecumseh Line, Tilbury, Ontario.  A parent and / or sponsor must be present with each candidate. $5.00 per person suggested to offset the cost of lunch.  Must preregister for the date you desire.

 

Confirmation “Youth Group” –

Session 1: Saturday October 20 @ 3:00pm-5:00pm followed by Dedication Mass at 5:00pm

Session 2: Saturday November 3 @ 3:00pm-5:00pm followed by Mass (Confirmation Class will host the Mass)

Session 3: Saturday November 17 @ 3:00pm-5:00pm followed by Mass (Confirmation Class will host the Mass)

Other Dates to Remember:

Service is an important part of Confirmation preparation at Visitaiton Parish.  In general the hope is that every candidate can assist the Knights of Columbus with their annual Can Drive on Saturday MORNING Nov 3rd. Please contact Larry Gagnon OR contact our Youth Minister to receive additional information.

Saturday November 17th – Letters of intent are due.  A classroom visit will be made to assist students with this activity.

Tuesday, November 20th from 9:30am-2:30pm – Confirmation Retreat Day – held during school hours. All grade 7/8 students at Our Lady of Annunciation School will be in attendance.  Lunch will be provided.  A REHEARSAL FOR CONFIRMATION WILL BE HAD AT THIS TIME.  If your child does not attend OLOA they can still join the confirmation retreat by contacting Katherine at the Office.  If this is not possible since it is during school hours, and your child does not attend OLOA please contact Katherine at the office for an alternative.

CONFIRMATION WILL BE HELD on Wednesday, November 28 @ 7:00pm at Visitation Parish.  Please arrive no later than 6:40pm.  A reception will follow.

Costs: $20 to cover the cost of gown rental and preparation materials.