Celebrating Confirmation (2023)

Learners in Year 6 celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Learners in Year 6 across the parish will be prepared to celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation. If your child is Roman Catholic, they will celebrate the sacrament. More information about this process is explained in the Sacramental Preparation Policy. This is an important celebration in the faith life of your child and our parish. Please take note of the following opportunities to support your child in their preparation for this sacrament. Dates and venues may change depending on circumstances. You will receive confirmed information closer to each event.

Confirmation

Confirmation Faith Workshop

For: Parents and learners
Where: Online [Google Meet]
Date: Thursday 27 April
Time: 7:00pm

All learners (with at least one adult) are expected to attend. Learners need to be logged in to their school Google account to access ther workshop. Date subject to change.

Confirmation Presentation Mass

For: Parents and learners
Where: St James the Apostle Church
Dates: Saturday 6 / Sunday 7 / Saturday 20 / Sunday 21 May
Time: Sat – 6:00pm; Sun – 8:30am, 10:30am, 5:00pm

All learners are expected to attend one Mass.

Confirmation Immersion Day

For: Learners
Where: St James the Apostle School
Date: Friday 19 May

Learners will be engaged in learning in preparation for the sacrament, including the celebration of Reconciliation. Date subject to change.

Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation

For: Parents and learners
Where: St James the Apostle Church
Date: Thursday 1 June
Time: 7:00pm

All learners are expected to attend.

Confirmation Reflection Day

For: Learners
Where: St James the Apostle School
Date: TBA

Learners will engage in a reflective and celebratory day. Lunch is provided on this day (chips, potato cake, dim sim).


Information Form

Roman Catholic candidates are required to complete an information form. These details will be passed on to the parish to facilitate their record keeping processes.

Candidates must be logged into their school Google account to access the form.

The form will be available during the Confirmation Faith Workshop.


 

Photography

Professional photography will be available for the celebration.

Jared Revell will be taking photographs in the Paulist Centre from 90 minutes before the celebration.

A flyer will be available with package info and how to book.

Do not send this form to school – please communicate directly with Jared.

Stole embroidery

Learners receive a stole as part of the education levy. There is no need to print on or emroider the stole, however it is an option.

Details for local providers of this service will be shared closer to the event.

Provider: Wendesign Creations