2017-2018 CONFIRMATION ACTIVITY SCHEDULE
Candidate & Parent Confirmation Retreat will be conducted on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the social hall. One parent is required to attend. Should the parent be uable to participate it is permissible for the sponsor or an adult family member to substitute for the parent.
Candidate & Sponsor Confirmation Practice will be held in the church on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. All candidates and sponsors are required to participate. Should an unexpected or unavoidable situation occur another individual may substitute for the sponsor only for this practice.
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated on WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the church. Candidates are to report no later than 3:15 p.m. to the Chapel. Sponsors are to report no later than 3:30 p.m. to their assigned pew. Should a situation occur where the sponsor is unable to fulfill the role of sponsor, please contact Deacon Joe Owen at 215-3443-3139 as soon as possible before the celebration of the sacrament.
The Celebrant for the Sacrament of Confirmation will be the Most Reverend Joseph Martino, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Scranton, PA. Bishop Martino was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in 1970 and became an Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia in 1996 and Titular Bishop of Cella Mauretania also in 1970 and Bishop of the Diocese of Scranton in 2003.