DioMass Youth Ministry

Upcoming Confirmation Services  

Confirmation Services within each deanery will take place at 10:30am. The date and location of each 2017 service is scheduled as follows: 

  • North Shore                                  Bishop Gates               September 16, 2017
  • Mystic Valley                                Bishop Harris              September 16, 2017
  • Alewife                                          Bishop Harris              October 7, 2017
  • Charles River                                Bishop Gates               October 7, 2017
  • Cathedral                                      Bishop Cederholm      October 21, 2017
  • Merrimack Valley                          Bishop Gates               October 28, 2017
  • South Shore                                  Bishop Harris              October 28, 2017
  • Cathedral                                      Bishop Gates               January 27, 2018

The 2018 Confirmation Service schedule is currently being worked out by the Bishops' Office and should be available for publication by September 2017. Services of Confirmation are organized by the Bishops' Office. Please be in touch with Diane Pound, dpound@diomass.org, Executive Assistant to Bishop Gates, for specific information. For a list of Confirmation Service Protocol, check here: Information on Confirmation Services.

Pre-confirmation retreats

Two PreConfirmation retreats organized and offered by the Diocesan Youth Council in 2018:

  • March 16-17, 2018 at Barbara C. Harris Camp in Greenfield, NH
  • April 6-7, 2018 at Barbara C. Harris Camp in Greenfield, NH

Advance registration required.

For more information, contact H. Mark Smith.

Note: We STRONGLY ENCOURAGE groups to come as a whole group. We have a firm deadline for registration two weeks before each retreat.

Attendance at PreConfirmation Retreats are NOT required, but strongly suggested by our bishops.


Confirmation Preparation Materials

The Diocesan Missioner for Education and Formation has put together a list of some favorite confirmation resources.

Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts

Upcoming Events

Friday, Nov 17 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, Nov 19 12:30 PM
Saturday, Dec 16 at 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Feb 2 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, Feb 4 12:30 PM
Friday, Mar 16 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, Mar 17 4:00 PM