2019 Confirmation Services
Confirmation Services typically take place at 10:30am. The 2018-2019 services are scheduled as follows:
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 Laura Simons, firstname.lastname@example.org, Executive Assistant to Bishop Gates, for specific information.
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.