SACRAMENT PREPARATION

For children Grs. 2-5 needing Reconciliation &/or Confirmation/Eucharist

and Grs. 6-12 needing Confirmation

Faith Formation Office

231-947-4620 ext 222

Cheryl A. Lee

- Faith Formation Facilitator

cheryl@sfparish.org 

First Reconciliation Preparation - Grs. 2-5

  • Prerequisite to prepare to receive Confirmation & Eucharist

  • Children in Grade 2 - and up to Gr. 5 - needing this sacrament

  • Must be baptized in the Catholic faith - if not baptized Catholic, see RCIA - adapted for Children

  • Must be a registered parishioner here at St. Francis of Assisi - if not registered here, a letter of permission from your pastor must accompany your child's preparation form

  • Baptism Certificate copy - if not baptized here - needed for file

  • Must participate in Faith Formation - either Catholic School or Children's Faith Formation

  • Participants & their parent(s) come together for 3 sessions in the Fall - program relies heavily on parent participation in session and at home

  • First Reconciliation is celebrated in early December

First Reconciliation Preparation Form - Click Here  or pdf HERE

First Reconciliation Session Schedule - Click Here  or pdf HERE

Drop completed forms at the Parish Office, mail to the FF Office or scan and email to cheryl@sfparish.org

 

Confirmation & First Eucharist Preparation - Grs. 3-5

  • Must have received First Reconciliation to participate

  • Diocese of Gaylord celebrates the reception of Sacraments in the Restored Order - Sacraments of Initiation - Baptism, Confirmation, & Eucharist are received in proper order and mirrors how these are received in the RCIA with adults and restores the practice of administering these sacraments at the age of reason - age 7.

  • Children in Grade 3 - & up to Grade 5 - needing these Sacraments

  • Must be baptized in the Catholic faith and have received First Reconciliation - if not baptized Catholic - see RCIA -Adapted for Children

  • Baptism Certificate copy - if not baptized here - needed for file

  • Must be a registered parishioner here at St. Francis of Assisi - if not registered here, a letter of permission from your pastor must accompany your child's preparation form

  • Must participate in Faith Formation - either Catholic School or Children's Faith Formation

  • Participants & their parent(s) come together for 5 sessions and a retreat between January & May - program relies heavily on parent participation in session & at home

  • Session offered on a Saturday morning & repeated the following Tuesday - so that families can choose the best option for their family's schedule for that session

  • Confirmation Sponsor is needed - should not be a parent; must be 16 yrs and older; a baptized Catholic who has completed Confirmation and Eucharist and, if married, validly married in the Catholic Church

 

Confirmation & First Eucharist Preparation Form 2022 - Click Here  or pdf HERE

Confirmation Sponsor Form - Click Here   or pdf  HERE

Confirmation & First Eucharist Session Schedule - Jan. - May 2022

                                                      - Click Here      or pdf HERE      - 

 

Drop completed forms at the Parish Office, or mail to the FF Office or scan and email to cheryl@sfparish.org  

           

Sacrament Preparation for Catholic Youth - Grs. 6-12

  • Participants are prepared to receive needed Sacrament(s)

  • Participants must be baptized Catholic - if not baptized Catholic, see RCIA - adapted

  • Baptism Certificate copy - if not baptized here, needed for file

  • Sessions are held in conjunction with RCIA adapted for this age group on 2 Saturday mornings each month from September - May from 9:30am - 11:00am

  • Sacraments are received at the parish celebration of Confirmation & First Eucharist in April or May with the Bishop

Sacrament Preparation Form - Grs. 6-12 - Click Here

Sacrament Preparation Grs. 6-12 Session scheduled - Click Here

Drop completed forms at the Parish Office, or mail to the FF Office or scan and email to cheryl@sfparish.org  

RCIA adapted for Children - Age 7 - 15

For Children age 7-15...

           - not baptized in any faith seeking to become Catholic'

           - OR baptized in another Christian tradition seeking reception                into full communion with the Catholic Church

  • Participants are prepared for full initiation in the Catholic Faith in either of the following - 

             - Full Initiation - Baptism, Confirmation & Eucharist​

             - or Reception into Full Communion - Profession of Faith in                     the Catholic faith, Confirmation, & Eucharist

  • Sacraments for Full Initiation are celebrated at the Easter Vigil 

  • Sacraments for Reception into Full Communion are celebrated when preparation is completed - or may be received at the parish celebration of Confirmation & First Eucharist

  • Sessions are held on 2 Saturday mornings each month from September - May from 9:30am - 11:00am

RCIA Adapted Child Inquirer Form - Click Here

RCIA Adapted Session Schedule - Click Here

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