Confirmation at St. Gabriel

In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is “sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit”.  For students, Confirmation at St. Gabriel Catholic Church is received in 9th grade.   Before registering your student for confirmation, please read the information on this page and print the Information Packet. 

Scroll down for online registration and fee payment

Registration deadline is June 15th
 

Questions?  Please contact Trisha Stewart at 704-362-5047 ext. 219 or tstewart@stgabrielchurch.org.


Prerequisites for Confirmation

In order to receive this sacrament, students (9th grade or older) must have:

  • Been baptized
  • Received the sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist
  • Completed 6th, 7th and 8th grades of religious instruction in a Catholic Faith Formation program or a Catholic school, prior to beginning preparation for Confirmation

Important Dates for 2016-2017
 

Registration for Confirmation Opens online beginning April 4th, 2016
Required Parent Info Meeting Attend one.  No RSVP needed.
  • Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7 pm (Ministry Center)
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 7 pm (School Cafeteria)
  • Sunday, April 24, 2016, at 1:45 pm (School Cafeteria)
Required Student/Parent Retreat Sunday, November 6, 2016
12:15 - 4:45 pm, School Cafeteria
Confirmation Service Project

Clothing Drive - Ministry Center
Friday, December 2, 2016, 6 - 8 pm
OR
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10 am - noon

Confirmation Saturday, January 21, 2017
 


Information Packet:  **Print and Review**


Before registering your student, please print and review the linked information packet.  If you have questions, this information will be reviewed at the required Parent Info meeting in April, 2016.

 

Confirmation Info Packet - Print and Review

 

 Having trouble viewing the packet?  Open this webpage in Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.

No access to a printer?  Contact Trisha Stewart 704-362-5047 ext. 219 for printed forms.


Confirmation Classes
 

Students will attend Faith Formation classes September - December 2016.  You will select one of these options in the online registration form:

  • Sundays, 1:45 - 3:00 pm, Parish Center/School
  • Sundays, 3:30 - 4:45 pm, Parish Center/School
  • Sundays, 6:30 - 7:45 pm, Parish Center/School
  • Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Parish Center/School
  • Weekly, as part of an in-home group.  (Note:  The Faith Formation Office does not organize in-home groups.  Parents organize and host these with materials we provide.)

Sundays:  September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, November 13, 20, December 4, 11
Wednesdays:  September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14


Register for Confirmation


Registration and fee payment ($80 for materials) are online this year.* 

Before registering:

  1. Please help your student prayerfully select a Confirmation Name and a Confirmation Sponsor.  You will need to include both on the registration form. See the Info Packet for help.
  2. Determine which weekly Confirmation Faith Formation Class your student will attend.  See options above
 

Register and Pay for Confirmation Here
(beginning April 3, 2016)

 

*Financial hardship?  Please contact Trisha Stewart, at 704-362-5047, ext. 219, before registering.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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