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High School Confirmation

 
Confirmation Program 2017-18

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 official Diocesan 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 2017-2018

 

At this time we have not received the Confirmation date from the Bishop.  The dates below may change depending upon the date of Confirmation.  The Confirmation Retreat date will not change.

 

Super Sunday Model

·         Confirmation Parent Meeting:  October 25th, 7:00-8:30pm – PEC Auditorium

·         Super Sunday #1: Sunday, December 10th  10:45am to 1:15pm – PEC Banquet Hall

·         Confirmation Retreat: January 19th – 21st , Green Family Camp in Bruceville, TX

·         Super Sunday #2: Sunday, February 11th 10:45am to 1:15pm – PEC Banquet Hall

·         Super Sunday #3: Sunday, February 25th 10:45am to 1:15pm– PEC Banquet Hall

·         Super Sunday #4: Sunday, March 4th  10:45am to 1:15pm– PEC Banquet Hall

·         Confirmation Rehearsal: Wednesday prior to Confirmation Date (with Teen & sponsor or parent)

·         Confirmation with Bishop  - Awaiting Date from Bishop’s Office

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 make-up assignment.  Students who miss more than 1 Super Sunday will not be eligible for Confirmation.