2020 Confirmation Preparations & Reminders

2020 Confirmation Preparations

Attendance at Confirmation Boot Camp, date and time TBA.

Mass for Candidate, Sponsor and Parent( And a brief parent meeting) – September 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
2020 Confirmation info form and Sponsor form

Knowledge of Faith Assessment review: CLICK HERE


CANDIDATES:   Please ask your sponsors to obtain a letter from their parish stating they are a practicing  Catholic in good standing.  Each Sponsor can call their Church and obtain this letter that the Candidate can pass on to his/her teacher with their other paperwork.  We are asking for these letters ASAP but no later November 1, 2020.

Reminders for Confirmation Candidates!

Don’t forget to call the office to make an appointment for your child and the Priest. 912-897-5156. Appointments schedules are TBA.

*Know Your Faith:   KNOW YOUR FAITH.  Here, you will find a breakdown of the Know Your Faith Assessment.

Practice for Confirmation: Candidates should be at the Church for practice on: TBA

Sacrament of Confirmation: Monday, November 23, 2020

Please have your Candidate here no later than 5 p.m. There will be a group picture at 5:15 pm and a meeting with the Confirmation group and the celebrant before the service begins at 6 p.m. 

There is no specific dress code, however, proper church attire is required.  

Confirmation sponsors need to be a practicing Catholic over the age of 16. A parent cannot be a sponsor. Preparation for the sacrament should involve the parents and sponsor in order to help our young people better understand the significance of this sacrament in their life.

Preparation for reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation begins for all students of St. Peter the Apostle School and CCD program in September of the seventh grade and continues into the fall of their eighth grade. It includes Religious Formation and participation within the church community. As part of the preparation,

  • All candidates will be ordered to write a letter to Fr. Kavanaugh and Monsignor Costigan, which is due October 14, 2020.
    Letter should include in top righthand corner: Name, Parish, School, Grade
    Paragraph #1: Candidate to introduce yourself and describe your family
    Paragraph #2: Candidate should tell reader what Confirmation means to them.
    Paragraph #3: Candidate should state what they have done to serve others and how it made them feel to help others.
    Letter should have Saint Info Sheet attached: 2020 Confirmation Saint Project
  • All candidate along with their parents will meet with either Fr. Kavanaugh or Monsignor Costigan. A sign-up sheet will be available at the parent meeting. Appointments times are October 24, 25 and November 7th.  You will need to sign up for an appointment time.
  • Modified Confirmation Boot Camp: Candidates will meet in the parish center on Sunday, October 18th at 2:30 p.m. for a brief retreat. Families will join the candidates at the 5:00 p.m. Youth Mass in the church.

If you have any questions, please call the church office, 897-5156.