Who spoke with their family about their Baptism? Ask your parents what your Baptism was like? Look at family photos?
What is Confirmation? Section 203-207 of YouCat -1 of the 7 ______________. -Completes our _____________. -Word “Confirmation” means strengthening -Strengthens the _____ of the _____ ______that we first receive in Baptism -Helps us live out our ______ and act as _________ of Jesus Christ - Receive a special ______ on our soul that marks us forever as a Christian
What is Confirmation? Section 203-207 of YouCat -1 of the 7 Sacraments -Sacrament of Initiation into the Church -Completes our Baptism -Word “Confirmation” means strengthening -Strengthens the Gifts of the Holy Spirit that we first receive in Baptism -Helps us live out our faith and act as witnesses of Jesus Christ - Receive a special seal on our soul that marks us forever as a Christian
Rite of Confirmation This year celebrated on Pentecost – May 27, which is the birthday of the Church! Youcat# 204 – What does sacred Scripture say about Confirmation? Youcat# 118 – What is Pentecost?
Expectations of Confirmation – Respect – Participation – only get what you give – give 100 % – no texting, listening to mp3s or ipods during Super Saturday events – Positive – no put downs; positive speech and action – Attendance – Remain in Hall during breaks – Attend Super Saturday Masses
Super Saturday Morning Schedule 10:45 am – Welcome, reminder of Super Saturday Guidelines, outline of day & announcements 10:55 am – Small Group #1 - Discussing saint you chose for Confirmation 11:10 am – Talk #1 – The Church 11:25 am - Small Group #2 - reflection and discussion 11:40 am – Large Group Q & A 11:50 am – Brief announcements by Catholic Girls League and Jr Legion of Mary 11:55 am – Funky Grace 12:00 pm – Lunch break – students missing Confirmation info to see Angela
Super Saturday Afternoon Schedule 12:30 pm – Praise and Worship Music 12:40 pm - Talk #2 – Mary and the Saints 1:00 pm - Small Group #3 1:30 pm - Game: Ultimate Ninja (If have time) 1:50 pm – snack break 2:15 pm - Talk #3 – Sacrament of Confirmation 2:30 pm – Small Group 4 3:00 pm – Mass 4:00 pm – Confirmation students head home with family
Don’t forget Bring Lunch to Super Saturdays Good to bring sports water bottle Don’t bring lunch to May 26 retreat – Sponsors supposed to attend retreat with you! Today’s the deadline for picking your Confirmation Saint – Make sure write Saint’s name on sign in sheet Work on Service hours – Due April 14
When we go to Small Group Will be in the same location Small group leaders come up to front and get their group’s box then go to where sat last week Where small group numbers are located Confidentiality – what is said in small group remains in small group, unless you or someone you know in danger. Ball – pass don’t chuck or will distract other small groups.
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LIFE TEEN You Call this Good? When: Sunday March 11 from 7:15 to 8:30 pm Where: St. Theresa’s McNeil Hall Who: gr. 7 to 12 This Life Night will address: how do we make sense out of suffering? When we see Christ on the Cross, how can we say this is good?
Dare You to Move! Youth Conference Saturday March 17 - 10 am to 9 pm Where: Holy Trinity Church (200 Boundary Rd) in Spruce Grove, AB. Info: For youth gr. 7-12. Loads of fun & games, presentations from Fr. John Gerth (Fr. J from lifeteen.com), live music, great food; and of course Mass, Reconciliation, and adoration. Cost: $45 per youth To register: pick up a copy of the Dare You to Move Youth Conference brochure or email firstname.lastname@example.org. email@example.com
LIFE TEEN MOVIE NIGHT! When: Sunday March 25 from 7:15 to 8:30 pm Where: St. Theresa’s McNeil Hall Who: Gr. 7 to 12 Bring a friend & come watch the movie "Most" on the big screen. An incredibly powerful drama, this award winning movie has touched the hearts of millions of people around the world. Discussion, snacks and refreshments follow.
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