FOR 7th GRADERS IN PREPARATION FOR CONFIRMATION:
We confirm children in 8th Grade at St. Hilary Parish. Confirmation preparation, however, begins during the previous year. 7th Grade Candidates are required to attend a pre-Confirmation retreat.
At the end 7th Grade, parents and candidates are required to attend an initial Confirmation meeting where more intense preparation begins, such as disseminating portfolios that candidates complete over the summer, including choosing and meeting with sponsors, and completing 15 hours of works of mercy service. Various assignments follow during the school year, as well as required meetings for parents and candidates and (local) sponsors.
FOR 8th GRADERS IN PREPARATION FOR CONFIRMATION SPRING 2018:
Parents, candidates and sponsors are required to attend a Confirmation mini-retreat.
Our Confirmation Date for 2018 has not yet been assigned.
Candidates and sponsors are required to attend practice that morning (9:25-11:00 am) in the church. Mass with the Bishop will be at 4:00 pm. Candidates and their sponsors are expected to arrive in the Church by 3:20 pm.