PCM - 2018-2019 Confirmation Preparation Syllabus

Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Schedule & Syllabus for Sacramental Prep for Sacrament of Confirmation 2018-19

All Sacraments require preparation. Your heart and your will reveal your readiness to accept the Spirit’s full Grace.

Your faithful participation is an expression of your desire for the Sacrament of Confirmation.

 

NOTE:  Prepare your “Autobiographical Letter” for the Bishop and your Pastor Father Richard York.   Your “Letter of Intent” must be turned in by November 11.  A REQUIRED full Day of Retreat is scheduled on Saturday Nov.3, 12pm-8:30pm.

Sunday, September 9

  • 10:00am – Mass with Youth
  • 11:00am – Apostolic Action and Breakfast
  • 11:35am – Decision Point – Video – Sessions 1&4
  • Q & A with Adult Facilitators
  • 1:35pm - Safe Environment Presentation
  • 2:10pm – Closing Blessing and Sign-out

 Self-Study to be Completed by Student for October 14

  1. Who was Joan of Arc? WB p3
  2. Journal WB p25
  3. Who was Mother Teresa? WB p32
  4. Journal WB p52 and Exercise WB p55

 Sunday, October 14

  • 9:15am - Confessions for Youth
  • 10:00am - Mass with Youth
  • 11:00am – Apostolic Action and Breakfast
  • 11:35am – Decision Point – Sessions 3 & 7
  • Q & A with Adult Facilitators
  • 2:10pm – Closing Blessing and Sign-out

Self-Study to be Completed by Student for November 11

5.  What is a Prophet? WB p61

6.  Journal WB p81 and WB p82 - Poem

7.  Journal WB p185 and WB p188 - Puzzle

Saturday, November 3, 12pm-8:30pm  - Diocese Day of Retreat (Transportation Provided to Punta Gorda)

Sunday, November 4, 1:00pm to 4:00pm - Parish 40th Anniversary Picnic

Sunday, November 11

  • 9:15am Confessions for Youth
  • 10:00am - Mass with Youth
  • 11:00am – Apostolic Action / Breakfast
  • 11:35am – Decision Point – Session 8
  • Q & A with Adult Facilitators
  • 2:10pm – Closing Blessing and Sign-out

Self-Study to be Completed by Student for December 9

8.  What are the Gifts of the Holy Spirit p197

9.  Journal WB p211 and WB p212 - Puzzle

Thursday, November 22 - 9:00am - Thanksgiving Day Mass

Saturday, December 8 - 9:30am - Holy Day of Obligation - Feast of Mary's Immaculate Conception

Sunday, December 9

  • 9:15am - Confessions for Youth
  • 10:00am -  Mass for Youth
  • 11:00am - Apostolic Action / Breakfast
  • 11:35am - Decision Point – Session 9
  • Q & A with Adult Facilitators
  • 2:10pm – Closing Blessing and Sign-out

 Self-Study to be Completed by Student for January 13

10.  What is Baptism WB p223 / A Sacrament?

11.  Journal WB p239 / WB p240 Puzzle

12.  Bishop's Confirmation Study Guide

Monday, December 10

  • 4:00pm Confessions

Wednesday, December 12

  • Parish Advent Lessons & Carols 

Sunday, January 13

  • 10:30am - Mass with Youth
  • 11:25am – Apostolic Action / Breakfast
  • 12:00pm – Decision Point – Session 10
  • Q & A with Adult Facilitators
  • 2:20PM – Closing Blessing and Sign-out

 Self-Study to be Completed by Student for February 10

13.  Journal WB p266 / Puzzle p268

14.  Bishop’s Confirmation Study Guide

15.  Knowledge of Saint chosen for Confirmation

Saturday, January 19 -11:00am to 12:30pm - Walk for Life

Sunday, February 10

  • 9:15am Confessions for Youth
  • 10:30am - Mass with Youth
  • 11:25am – Apostolic Action / Breakfast
  • 12:00pm – Decision Point – Session 11
  • Q & A with Adult Facilitators
  • 2:20pm – Closing Blessing and Sign-out

 Self-Study to be Completed by Student for March 10

16.  What is Vocation? WB p288 / Puzzle p294

17.  Bishop’s Confirmation Study Guide

18.  Knowledge of Saint chosen for Confirmation 

Saturday, March 9 through Wednesday, March 13 - Parish Lenten Mission

Sunday, March 10

  • 10:30am - Mass with Youth
  • 11:25am – Apostolic Action / Breakfast
  • 12:00pm – Decision Point – Session 12
  • Mission Priest – Confirmation Retreat
  • 2:20pm – Closing Blessing and Sign-out 

Self-Study to be Completed by Student for  April  14

19.  What are the 4 Marks of Church? WB p321

20.  The Pledge WB p313 and WB p325 Puzzle

 Sunday, April 14

  • 9:15am Confessions for Youth
  • 10:00am - Mass with Youth
  • 10:55am – Apostolic Action / Breakfast
  • 11:35am – Decision Point – Session 2
  • Q & A with Adult Facilitators
  • 2:10pm – Closing Blessing and Sign-out

Thursday, April 18

  • Holy Thursday Mass – 6:30pm – Luminaries

Saturday, April 20 

  • Easter Vigil Mass – 8:15pm