2018-2019 Confirmation Services  

Confirmation Services typically take place at 10:30am. The 2018-2019 services are scheduled as follows: 

  • Mt. Hope- Buzzard's Bay,  Oct. 13

  • South Shore, Oct. 13 (St. Stephen's, Cohasset)

  • Cathedral, Oct. 20

  • Charles River, Oct. 27 (Grace Church, Newton)

  • Cathedral, Jan. 26, 2019

  • Cathedral, Apr. 20, 2019 (7:00 P.M.) - Easter Vigil

  • Mystic Valley, May 4, 2019

  • Merrimack Valley, May 4, 2019

  • Concord River, May 5, 2019 (3:00 P.M. Groton School, Groton)

  • Boston Harbor, May 11, 2019

  • North Shore, May 18, 2019 (Trinity, Topsfield)

  • Neponset River, June 1, 2019 (Church of the Holy Spirit, Mattapan)

  • Cathedral, Jun. 15, 2019

  • Cape and Islands, Jun. 15, 2019

  • Taunton River, Jun. 29, 2019

  • Charles River, Sept. 14, 2019

  • Alewife, Sept. 28, 2019

  • Mt. Hope-Buzzard's Bay, Oct. 19, 2019

  • South Shore, Oct. 19, 2019

  • Cathedral, Oct. 26, 2019

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. 

Pre-confirmation Retreats

Two PreConfirmation retreats organized and offered by the Diocesan Youth Council in 2019:

  • March 22-23, 2019 at Barbara C. Harris Camp in Greenfield, NH

  • April 5-6, 2019 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 is NOT required, but strongly suggested by our bishops.

 

Confirmation Preparation Materials

Amy Cook, former Diocesan Missioner for Education and Formation, has put together a list of some favorite confirmation resources.