First Communion, First Reconciliation, Confirmation

SACRAMENT PREPARATION:

First Communion/First Reconciliation/Confirmation

SACRAMENT ENROLLMENT FORM

To ensure that your child is included in preparation processes, please complete the Sacrament Enrollment Form and submit it to the Faith Formation Office.

TRADITIONAL AGE SACRAMENT PREPARATION

First Holy Communion & First Reconciliation – 2nd Grade

Confirmation – 8th Grade

NON-TRADITIONAL AGE SACRAMENT PREPARATION

Older students preparing for the Sacraments of Holy Communion and Reconciliation participate in weekly faith formation sessions at their grade level, participate in sacrament preparation sessions, and receive activities to do at-home with their families.

 SACRAMENT PREPARATION EVENTS 2018-2019

CONFIRMATION:

  • Information Meeting – Sunday, September 16, 2018 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Confirmation Candidate Retreat – February 2019
FIRST COMMUNION/RECONCILIATION:
  • Parent-Child Reconciliation Retreat – Sunday, September 30, 2018 – 1-3 p.m.
  • Celebration of First Reconciliation – Date TBA
  • Parent-Child Communion Retreat – Sunday, March 3, 2019 – 1-3 p.m.
  • Celebration of First Holy Communion – Sundays at 2:00 p.m. – April
RECONCILIATION RESOURCES

Click on these links to access resources and activities for preparing for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Preparing Your Child for Reconciliation

A Family Reconciliation Service

Individual Rite for Reconciliation

An Examination of Conscience

Examination of Conscience using the Lord’s Prayer

Examination of Conscience using the Great Commandment

Scripture Readings for Reconciliation

YouTube videos:

Sacrament of Reconciliation for Children

Sacrament of Reconciliation for Children – Spanish

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COMMUNION RESOURCES

First Communion Contact:  Jolana Peard, 616.676.9111 ext. 123, jpeard@strobertchurch.org

Click on these links to access resources and activities for preparing for the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

Preparing Your Child for First Holy Communion

A Family Celebration for First Holy Communion

Books about Bread, Communion & the Mass

Bread Recipe Collection

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 CONFIRMATION

Contact:  Chris McCarty, 616.676-9111 ext. 118, cmccarty@strobertchurch.org

Students in eighth grade and older may prepare for the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Youth celebrating their confirmation participate in a full day

of sacramental enhancing fun with friends.

Where: The Dominican Center at Marywood.

When: Feb. 20, 2019 (includes Breakfast, Lunch, Mass & snack)

7:30am Drop off, 3:00pm pick up

All candidates are expected to attend.

Therefore, no RSVP is needed.

 Save the Date

Sept. 19, 2018, 3:30-4:30pm

Parent/Student Meeting in Parish Life Center

 

CONFIRMATION RESOURCES

Click on these links to access resources and activities for preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation.

History of the Sacrament of Confirmation

Supporting Your Teen for Confirmation

Components of Confirmation Preparation

Choosing Your Confirmation Name

Choosing a Confirmation Sponsor

Role of the Sponsor

Confirmation Candidate-Sponsor Faith Sharing

Candidate Confirmation Reflection

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