What: Confirmation is the sacrament through which those who have been baptized receive the seal of the Holy Spirt. It is a sign of consecration. The confirmed share more completely in the mission of Jesus Christ and the fullness of the Holy Spirit.
Who: Baptized Catholic students in 8th grade.
Baptized Catholic high school students and adults.
How: Registration for eighth graders is handled by the Youth Minister. Youthminister@stgabriel.net
Registration for teens and adults is handled by the Adult Formation Minister, Kathy Abell at email@example.com or (502) 239-5481 x312.
When: Eighth graders prepare during the school year in either St. Gabriel School or on Sunday during their Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) classes and are confirmed in the spring.
Adults and high school students prepare on Sunday and are confirmed during the Easter Vigil.
Click here for this year’s 8th grade Confirmation handouts
Click here for 8th grade Confirmation schedule
8th grade Confirmation retreat on Saturday, September 25th at Mount St. Francis in southern Indiana
8th grade Confirmation on Saturday, March 12th at 6:30 p.m.
What: RCIA is a process that supports individuals exploring the Catholic faith. Baptized in another faith tradition or unbaptized, the process provides the means to discern if God is calling one to become Catholic.
RCIA is also for baptized Catholics who wish to complete their Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, First Communion) by preparing for their First Communion and/or Confirmation.
More information coming soon.