Confirmation Update

 

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Due to a scheduling conflict

The Awareness Masses have been moved to:

Saturday April 27 @ 5:00 PM: Mrs. Tear, Miss Stasinski, Mrs. Tyrrell, Mrs. Miller, Outside Parish & Catholic School

Sunday April 28 @ 10:30 AM: Mr. Campa, Mrs. Jansky and Mr. Kavanaugh

Sunday April 28 @ 12:00 PM: Mrs. Navarrete, Mrs. Porcelli and Mrs. Ruane


IMPORTANT REMINDER FOR CONFIRMATION LEVELS I AND II STUDENTS

The LAST 2 of the 10  Reflection of the Week Mass Cards are due on or before: 

LEVEL II (PINK CARDS) Wednesday, March 13 

LEVEL I (BLUE CARDS) Thursday, March 14 

*Cards must be submitted at a Sunday (or Saturday evening Mass) in the offertory collection basket 
 
*Only ONE card per week will be accepted
 
*Bulletins will not be accepted as proof of Mass attendance
 
If you have any questions or issues please contact the Religious Education Center.

 


 

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated at St. Bernard's Church 

 on Tuesday, May 7th , 2019

By Bishop Richard Henning 

There will be two Ceremonies : 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm

Ceremony time and additional important information was distributed to students on January 9th  


You can now use your credit card to pay the Confirmation Offering.

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Confirmation Level 7 Schedule of Dates and Events

 

Confirmation Level 8 Schedule of Dates and Events 


  

 

Important Update:

After this year Mrs. Cardinale will no longer be able to supervise the Peanut Butter and Jelly program. If this program is to continue providing both Community Service Hours and much needed food to the Inn, we need someone or a group of volunteers to oversee this program. If you are interested in learning more please contact Mrs. Cardinale at 520-0676.

  


 

 IMPORTANT UPCOMING CONFIRMATION LEVEL II EVENTS 

 

Parent Meeting

One of our last steps in your child’s preparation for Confirmation will be a parent only meeting with Father Ralph.

“I'm looking forward to seeing you at one of the upcoming Confirmation Parent meetings (March 20th or 27th).

If it's at all possible for BOTH parents to attend together, I highly encourage this as I have a presentation that I think that both of you will enjoy and profit from. I'll work hard to make it worth your time.”        

 Fr. Ralph

 

All meeting will take place at 7:30 PM in the school cafeteria . 

March 20 classes: Campa, Jansky, Kavanaugh, Navarrete, Tear

March 27 Classes: Porcelli, Ruane, Stasinski, Tyrrell, Out of Parish, Miller

 


Candidate and Sponsor Retreat

All confirmation candidates are required to attend a Confirmation retreat. The candidate’s portion of the retreat will begin at 1:00 PM with group activities in the Parish Center. The Sponsor’s portion will begin at 3:00 PM with a meeting with Fr. Ralph in the school cafeteria. Both the candidate and the sponsor will attend the 5:00 PM Mass together at the conclusion of the retreat. 

 

Confirmation Candidate will report to the Parish Center BY 1:00 PM for their Retreat.

After the retreat they will then attend the 5:00 Mass with their Sponsor

 

Confirmation Sponsors will report to the school cafeteria at 3:00 PM for a presentation with Fr. Ralph.

After the presentation they will then attend the 5:00 PM Mass with their candidate.

If a Sponsor is unable to attend the retreat a Parent may attend in their place

 Parents are invited to join them at the 5:00 Mass.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 Classes: COMPLETED

Mr. Campa, Mrs. Jansky, Mr. Kavanaugh, Mrs. Navarrete and Mrs. Porcelli Classes

 

Saturday, March 23, 2019 Classes:

Mrs. Ruane, Miss Stasinski, Mrs. Tear Mrs. Tyrrell, Mrs. Miller

 and Catholic School & Outside Parish Classes

 


Awareness Mass: Please note the dates have been changed 

All Confirmation candidates are required to demonstrate their commitment to receiving the sacrament of Confirmation by attending an Awareness Mass with the St. Bernard’s Parish Community.

Saturday April 27 @ 5:00 PM: Mrs. Tear, Miss Stasinski, Mrs. Tyrrell, Mrs. Miller,Outside Parish and Catholic School

Sunday April 28 @ 10:30 AM: Mr. Campa, Mrs. Jansky and Mr. Kavanaugh

Sunday April 28 @ 12:00 PM: Mrs. Navarrete, Mrs. Porcelli and Mrs. Ruane

 Confirmation Robes MUST be worn to the Mass


MANDATORY CONFIRMATION PRACTICE

Practices will be held in the church

 

GROUP I: Mr. Campa, Mrs. Jansky, Mr. Kavanaugh, Mrs. Navarrete and Mrs. Porcelli

 Monday   April 29   6:30 to 9:00 PM                    Confirmation Candidates and Sponsors

 **Confirmation for this group will be at 2:00 PM Ceremony**

Candidates and Sponsors must report to the gym by 1:15 PM on Confirmation Day

 

GROUP II: Mrs. Ruane, Miss Stasinski, Mrs. Tear, Mrs. Tyrrell, Mrs. Miller and Out of Parish

 Tuesday    April 30   6:30 to 9:00 PM                   Confirmation Candidates and Sponsors

 **Confirmation for this group will be at 4:30 PM Ceremony**

Candidates and Sponsors must report to the gym by 3:45 PM on Confirmation Day


 IMPORTANT UPCOMING CONFIRMATION LEVEL I EVENTS 

 7th Grade Confirmation Student and Sponsor Meeting

As a part of your child’s preparation to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation we will be having a gathering with the candidates and their sponsor. These gatherings will take place on a Sunday at 10:30 AM in the Cafeteria. Immediately following the gathering the sponsor and candidate will attend the 12 o’clock Mass. We would also invite parents to join them for the Mass.

Group A Candidate and Sponsor Gathering

 Sunday March 24, 2019

 10:30 AM in the school cafeteria followed by 12:00 PM Mass in the church

 **Group A Meeting Classes: Devaney, Hunt, Hynes, Jansky and O’Regan

Group B Candidate and Sponsor Gathering  

 Sunday March 31, 2019

 10:30 AM in the school cafeteria followed by 12:00 PM Mass in the church

 **Group B Meeting Classes: Papa, Paternoster, Pietraniello and Stallone

If your child’s sponsor cannot attend this meeting a parent must attend in their place.

If you are unable to attend your assigned Gathering please contact the Religious Education Office to be assigned to the alternate Gathering.