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 typically received in 9th grade.  See prerequisities below.  

Confirmation registration closed Thursday, May 10, for the 2018-2019 school year.

 


Before registering your student for confirmation,
please read the information on this page and print the Information Packet

Questions?  Please contact Brenda Baalman at 704-362-5047 ext. 219 or by email.

See required parent meeting dates See Confirmation prerequisites
See important dates  See Confirmation class options
***Print the Confirmation Information Packet***
Register for Confirmation and Pay Fee

 


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

Required Parent Meeting


If your child would like to prepare for Confirmation in the 2018-2019 school year, one or both parents must attend a parent information meeting.  Choose one date below. 

  • Sunday, April 15, at 6:30 pm, in the school cafeteria
  • OR Monday, April 16, at 7:00 pm, in the Ministry Center
  • OR Wednesday, April 18, at 6:30 pm, in the school cafeteria
  • OR Monday, April 23, at 7:00 pm in the Ministry Center in English y en Espanol. 

 

Important Dates for 2018-2019

Registration for Confirmation Opens online beginning March 15
Required Parent Info Meeting Attend one.  
  • Sunday, April 15, at 6:30 pm, in the school cafeteria
  • OR Monday, April 16, at 7:00 pm, in the Ministry Center
  • OR Wednesday, April 18, at 6:30 pm, in the school cafeteria y en Espanol
  • OR Monday, April 23, at 7:00 pm in the Ministry Center in English
Confirmation Registration Closes Last date to register for Confirmation:  Thursday, May 10
Summer Service Hours Due September 1
Confirmation Service Project - Items for Title 1 School October 21/23
Required Student/Parent Retreat Date to be announced
Sponsor/Parent Letters Due

Friday, December 1
Letters to student from sponsor and parents are due to Brenda Baalman in church office 

Confirmation Service Project - Clothing Drive

Clothing Drive - Ministry Center
Evening of Friday, November 30, or morning of Saturday, December 1

Confirmation Mass Saturday in January 2019 (date to be announced)


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..

 

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 Brenda Baalman at 704-362-5047, ext. 219, for printed forms.


Confirmation Classes

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

  • 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.)

Register for Confirmation


Registration and fee payment ($80 for materials) are online this year.  Financial hardship?  Please contact Brenda Baalman at 704-362-5047, ext. 219, before registering.

 Before registering:

  1. Print and review the Confirmation Information Packet.
  2. 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.  
  3. Determine which weekly Confirmation Faith Formation Class your student will attend.  See options above. 
 

Confirmation registration closed May 10 for the 2018-2019 school year

 

 

 
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