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High School Confirmation

 
Confirmation Program 2016-2017

The Confirmation program is broken into more detail in the Confirmation Program Overview found linked at the top of this page.

The Confirmation Program at Saint William Catholic Church adheres to the guidelines set by the Diocese of Austin. The offical Diocean Document can be found here.  See section O-7 for the stated requirements & pre-requisites that shape our program. 

Confirmation specific preparation takes place in the Spring through a process of four Super Sundays and a Confirmation Retreat. 

Confirmation Preparation 2016-17

 

Super Sunday Model

·         Confirmation Parent Meeting:  November 16th, 7:00-8:30pm

·         Super Sunday #1: Sunday, January 15th 10:45am to 1:30pm

·         Super Sunday #2: Sunday, February 26th  10:45am to 1:30pm

·         Confirmation Retreat: February 10th – 12th, Green Family Camp in Bruceville, TX

·         Super Sunday #3: Sunday, March 5th 10:45am to 1:30pm

·         Super Sunday #4: Sunday, April 2nd  10:45am to 1:30pm

·         Confirmation Rehearsal: Wednesday, April 19th 7:30-9pm in Parish Hall (with Teen & sponsor or parent)

·         Confirmation with Bishop Garcia – Saturday, April 22nd 11:30am

Eligibility for Confirmation
  • Students must be in 10th to 12th Grade and have regularly attended formal faith formation 2 years prior to receiving the sacrament of Confirmation.  For example:  If a student would like to receive the sacrament of Confirmation in their 10th-grade year, they must have an 80% or better attendance at SWYM (or Catholic Schooling) their 9th and 10th-grade year.
  • Students must be Baptized and have received their First Communion.  If the student has not received these Sacraments, please contact Lisa Salas for RCIA adapted for Children.
  • Students must attend the four Super Sundays and a Confirmation Retreat.  If a student misses a Super Sunday, they will be given a makeup assignment.  Students who miss more than 1 Super Sunday will not be eligible for Confirmation.