Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

Confirmation

Confirmation

The Santiam Vicariate Confirmation program prepares high school teens over a two-year period for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Candidates for Confirmation can begin their first year of preparation in their freshman year of high school. 

In Year 1, interested youth must: 

  • Attend weekly Mass at your local parish and sign in.
  • Attend the parent/teen informational meeting on October 4th.
  • Attend at least 2 youth groups per month on Sunday nights at Regis High School from 6:30 to 8 pm (adoration and teachings) beginning Oct 4th and ending May 2. See the calendar here. 
  • Attend both 2 retreats: January 22nd-24th and March 6th and 7th
  • Attend Day of Service on April 3rd.
  • Participate in 2 community activities.

 In Year 2, candidates must: 

  • Attend weekly Mass at your local parish and sign in.
  • Attend all monthly sessions at the parish center at Immaculate Conception from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm.  The maximum of one session can be missed!
  • Attend at least 1 youth group per month on Sunday nights at Regis High School from 6:30 to 8pm (teachings) beginning Oct 4th and ending May 2nd.
  • Attend both 2 retreats in YM: January 22nd -24th and March 6th and 7th.
  • Attend Day of Service on April 3rd.
  • Participate in 2 community activities

2020-2021 Mandatory Dates for Year Two Confirmation

September 27         2nd year Confirmation session  (seeking, reasons, reveal) at ICC

October 11              HS Youth Group- teaching (Men’s/women’s)

October 18              2nd year Confirmation session (Brokenhearted, fault, breath) at ICC

November 1            HS Youth Group- teaching (relativism #1)

November 10          Begin 33 days for Marian consecration (small groups)

November 22          2nd year Confirmation session (prodigal, more, new) at ICC

December 6             2nd year Confirmation session (meaning, source) at ICC

December 6             HS Youth Group-teaching (relativism #2)

January 10               HS Youth Group -teaching (relativism #3)

January 22-24         HS Retreat at Christian Renewal Center for 1st and 2nd year Confirmation

February 21             HS Youth Group- teaching (relativism #4)

February 28             2nd year Confirmation session with parents (Enter, Signature) at ICC

March 6-7                NET HS retreat at Regis HS for 1st and 2nd year Confirmation

March 14                 2nd year Confirmation session (Burn, Called, power) at ICC

March 14                 HS Youth Group- teaching (parent/teen session on faith/communication)

April 3                      Day of Service for Confirmation for 1st and 2nd year

April 11                    HS Youth Group- teaching (men’s and women’s)

April 18                    2nd year Confirmation session  (Speak, pathway) at ICC

May 16                      Last Confirmation session & practice with sponsors for 2nd year  (United, social justice, my purpose)  11:30-4:30PM (practice is from 3:30pm to 4:30pm) at ICC

May 23                      Proposed date for Sacrament of Confirmation at ICC at 3pm   


For more information, please contact: 

Carolyn Rich

Youth Ministry Coordinator

[email protected]