Sacramental Preparation

Sacramental Preparation

First Reconciliation and First Communion

Preparation for the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion in 2020 being with a Parent/Child Kick Off Meeting on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:45 PM in the Church.  

First Reconciliation and First Communion are ordinarily celebrated in second grade. Any child in the 2nd grade through 8th grade may prepare in this program.

Parents must register their children for this preparation process. Parents and children attend an orientation session, do sacrament preparation activities at home, and attend a retreat, two required workshop sessions, and attend a reconciliation and rehearsal before First Communion. 

Families may register for First Reconciliation/First Communion preparation here: https://myschoolsystems.com/ArchSPM/SPM044 

First Communion Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM. For more information, please contact Cathie Baier at cbaier@nativitybloomington.org or call (952)881-8671 x320.​


Confirmation

Confirmation preparation begins with a Parent/Confirmandi meeting on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 PM in the Cafeteria. We will begin a two year program this Fall with our next Confirmation taking place in the Spring of 2021. Confirmation classes take place on the first and third Wednesday of the month (with some exceptions) at 6:30 PM in the Cafeteria. Any questions regarding our Confirmation program can be directed to Cathie Baier (cbaier@nativitybloomington.org) at 952-881-8671 x320. 

You may register for Confirmation online: https://myschoolsystems.com/ArchSPM/SPM044 

​The PRELIMINARY 2019-2020 YEAR 1 schedule is:

  • 18 SEP 2019, WED 6:30–7:30 PM Confirmation Orientation and Introduction Cafeteria
  • 2 OCT 2019, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #1 Cafeteria
  • 6 NOV 2019, WED 6:30-8:00 PM Confirmation Class #2 Cafeteria
  • 16 NOV 2019, SAT 11:30am–9:00 PM Confirmation Retreat - Archdiocesan Youth Day Saint Thomas Academy
  • 20 NOV 2019, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #3 Cafeteria 
  • 4 DEC 2019, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #4 Cafeteria
  • 18 DEC 2019, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #5 Cafeteria
  • 11 JAN 2020, SAT 12:00–3:30 PM Confirmation Charism Discernment Retreat Gathering Space
  • 15 JAN 2020, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #6 Cafeteria
  • 5 FEB 2020, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #7 Cafeteria
  • 19 FEB 2020, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #8 Cafeteria
  • 29 FEB 2020, SAT 12:00–3:30 PM Confirmation Retreat Gathering Space
  • 4 MAR 2020, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #9 Cafeteria
  • 18 MAR 2020, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #10 Cafeteria
  • 1 APR 2020, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #11 Cafeteria
  • 15 APR 2020, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #12 Cafeteria
  • 6 MAY 2020, WED 6:30–8:00 PM Confirmation Class #13 Cafeteria

There will be discipleship opportunities offered throughout the year as well. 

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