Preparation Schedule

2013-2014 Program Schedule

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Initial Student/Parent Meeting
7:00-8:00pm; Saint Joseph Church

Confirmation Retreat Day

TBD, 2014
Candidate and Sponsor Day
9am-12pm; Church, Fanelli Hall

TBD, Fall 2014
Confirmation Liturgy
7:00pm; Saint Joseph Church





The Sacrament of Confirmation
completes the grace of Baptism by a special outpouring of the gifts of the Holy Spirit, which seal or "confirm" the baptized in union with Christ and equip them for active participation in the worship and apostolic life of the Church (CCC 1285).

At Saint Joseph, the Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated in 7th grade. The Confirmation Preparation Program is for any 7th grade student at Saint Joseph Grade School or CCD student at Saint Joseph Church who seeks the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Catholic Church. Please refer to the preparation schedule to the left for important dates.

Fatima Monterrubio Cruess
Director of Christian Formation
574-234-3134, ext. 14

Adults wishing to be initiatied into the Catholic Church need to complete the RCIA formaion program. Adults who have been baptized and received their First Holy Communion in the Catholic Church are eligible for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Individual who have not been baptized nor received their First Holy Communion will have to participate in the entire RCIA program at Saint Joseph. After the Sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion are received, adults are eligible to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Fatima Monterrubio Cruess
Director of Christian Formation
574-234-3134, ext. 14


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