Phone: 704.536.6520 | Fax: 704.837.8243
8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227


2016- 2017

Confirmation Date:
Saturday, August 26th, 2017
5:00 pm (Vigil Mass)

*Confirmandi and Sponsors are to arrive NO LATER than 4:00 pm

Mandatory Rehearsal:
Friday, August 25th
6:30 pm in the Parish Hall
(for all Confirmandi & sponsors)

 2016 Confirmation Pic

Students are typically Confirmed in Eighth grade. Confirmation Preparation is a three year process here at SJN. Baptism and First Communion Certificates are due at the time of registration.

NOTE: Catholic School students wishing to recieve sacraments at the parish must register with our department. They will not have to attend Faith Formation classes but they will be required to attend all retreats, rehearsals and all meetings related to the preparation of the sacrament.

2016-2017 Confirmation Packet

Confirmation Checklist

2016-2017 Paquete de Confirmacion

Lista de Requisitos de Confirmacion

Confirmation Mandatory Paperwork

NOTE: Students in different years have different paperwork due BUT all have service activity requirements. For exact requirement of your year check out the Confirmation Checklist above.

Baptismal and/or Communion Certificates due January 11, 2017
Sponsor Form due January 11, 2017
Saint Project due January 11, 2017
Service Project Reflection(s) due January 11, 2017
Letter of Intention due January 11, 2017
Meeting With A Member Of Confirmation Team during Labyrinth retreat (Confirmation 3 & RCIT 2 Only)
Form With Three Summer LifeTeen Events Signed Off due by the date of Confirmation
Go To Reconciliation Before Confirmation due by the date of Confirmation

*** As per new Confirmation requirements, all students who have not turned in ALL paperwork by the assigned dates will be removed from the Confirmation program, and asked to repeat the year. If you have questions, please contact the faith formation office.

Confirmation Mandatory Retreats (Confirmation 1-3)
NOTE: GPS Students also preparing for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist must look under the "First Communion" tab to see their additional retreats.

FALL RETREAT: September 25, 2016 12:00pm-6:00 pm @ SJN (CONFIRMATION 1 ONLY)
*Bring a bagged dinner if you have classes on Sunday evenings
*includes 5:00 pm Mass

*Date & Time sent home during classes
*Reminders will be sent out March 2017

SPRING RETREAT: February 12, 2017 12:00pm-6:15pm @ SJN (CONFIRMATION 2 ONLY)
*Bring a bagged dinner if you have classes on Sunday evenings

*Includes 5:00 pm Mass

Confirmation Mandatory Retreats (RCIT)

NOTE: RCIT Students have specific requirements depending on their class and year. Please check the above checklists.

RCIT  RETREAT: October 28-29, 2016 @ SJN
*please eat dinner before arriving

*bring sleep materials/ snack to share

THE LABYRINTH PRAYER PATH: April 3-6, 2017 @ SJN (Parish Hall)
*Date & Time were sent home during class times
*Reminders will be sent out March 2017

Confirmation Summer

SUMMER EVENTS- As part of our Confirmation Requirements students will have to go to 3 or more Youth Group (Life Teen) activities during the Summer. Below are a list of activities (Life Nights) that will count towards Confirmation.

May 21- Praise and Worship Night

May 28- Cookout and Movie

June 4- Baccalaureate Mass

June 11- Watergun Capture the Flag

June 25- Totus Tuus

August 6- Slip n' Slide Kickball

August 13- Kareoke Night

August 20- Sports Night

September 17- Boys vs. Girls IRON CHEF

Remember: Life Teen (Youth Group) meets at Austin Hall at 6:15pm. Activities typically end at 8:00pm. ALL High School Teens are invited, this includes all your friends! Youth Mass is at 5:00pm, right before our Life Nights! See you there!

For more information on these nights email Meg or take a peak at the Youth Ministry page by clicking HERE.


Students must go to Reconciliation at least once during the months leading up to Confirmation. Please see below to see your assigned month. Reconciliation is on Wednesdays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 4:00pm.

Middle School

Students that go to class on...

Monday and Wednesday Nighters - MAY

Sunday Nighters - JUNE

Catholic Schoolers - JULY

High School

Students that go to class on...

Sunday Nighters - JULY

St. John Neumann Catholic Church

8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227
Phone: 704.536.6520
Fax: 704.837.8243



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