2018 Confirmation Services  

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

  • Mystic Valley June 23

  • Alewife Sept. 22

  • Mt. Hope- Buzzard's Bay  Oct. 13

  • South Shore Oct. 13 (St. Stephen's, Cohasset)
  • Cathedral Oct. 20
  • Charles River Oct. 27
  • Cathedral Jan. 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. 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.