The Church of St. Timothy

Gathering in Faith, Giving Thanks, Serving the Least among Us

Faith Formation Grades 9 and 10

Confirmation Program

Welcome to the Confirmation Program.  Our program is unique, as our students meet mostly mornings and a few evenings. Our program is filled with service opportunities.  Our students are required to earn 25 service hours prior to Confirmation. Our program (as per the Hartford Archdiocese) is a 2-year program, regardless of what high school your student attends. Our classes meet 2-3 times  a month from 9:30-10:30 am with a few exceptions.

Upcoming Events:

  • Sunday Feb 3 Confirmation Commitment Mass.  At 10:30 a.m., following 9:30 a.m. class, there will be a Confirmation Commitment Mass.  All Confirmation students, 9th and 10th grades, are expected to attend.
  • Sunday Feb 10 Parent Meeting. There is a mandatory 10th grade Parent meeting at 9:30 a.m. to discuss our Confirmation program and requirements.
  • Sunday Mar 10 9th Grade Retreat.  All 9th Graders will attend a required retreat at Holy Family on Sunday, March 10th, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. The retreat includes dinner.  There is a $40 fee.
  • Friday, May 10 Confirmation Ceremony.  Our confirmation ceremony will be held Friday, May 10th at 7:00 p.m. at The Church of St. Timothy.

Additional service opportunities:

  1. Feb 9-10 Bake Sale
    • Sat, Feb 10 2:30-4:00 pm – pricing/sorting help
    • After all Masses – help at bake sale tables
  2. Feb 10 Valentines for the Homeless (shelters): 6:30-8:00 pm O’Connell Hall
  3. Feb 23-24 Souper Bowl Collection
  4. Mar 24  Sandwich Sunday (details to follow)

Retreat:

  • All 9th Graders will attend a required retreat at Holy Family on Sunday, March 10th, from 2-6 p.m. The retreat includes dinner.  There is a $40 fee.
  • All 10th graders attended a retreat at our Lady of Calvary Retreat House on Sunday Dec 2.

Please feel free to contact Diane Whittemore (Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE) for the Grades 9-10 Confirmation classes) at whittemorediane@yahoo.com or at 860-913-0241 with questions or comments.