Information for Confirmation 2022

It is hoped that Bishop David will once again will administer the sacrament of Confirmation in 2022. Bishop David has provisionally booked Tuesday 15th February at 7pm, as the date for confirmation of children next year. If you have any queries contact Fr. Neil on (01213512161) or fr.neil.bayliss@rcaob.org.uk

This year there will be a series of lessons from October to February  immediately prior to the Confirmation itself on 15th February 2022. These lessons will be led by parish catechists and they will take place monthly, on Saturday mornings of each month for two hours, from 8.30am (prompt start) until after the 10am Mass on the following dates: 13th November 2021, 27th November 2021, 11th December 2021, 8th January 2022 and 12th February 2022. In these sessions instruction will be given in the following topic areas:

  • A base line assessment and introduction to a project on their chosen saint.
  • What Catholics believe – doctrines & creeds.
  • The Sacraments – the seven sacraments in two sessions.
  • Prayer – how, when, why.
  • How Catholics live – how our faith impacts on our life choices.

Candidates will be expected to attend all sessions and the mass each Saturday. Parents will be most welcome to the Mass. They will be expected to complete the project before end of January and make their confession before the 15th February 2022. Instruction will take place in the ‘Father Berry Room’ in the Church Hall for all the above sessions. (08.30 – 09.55). Please include a passport sized photograph of your child  with the basic information form, so that your child can be included on the display boards in church (return asap).

If you have any queries contact Fr. Neil on (01213512161) or frnbayliss@gmail.com

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