Our 2016 Open Confirmation Retreats will be held:
March 12, 2016
April 9, 2016
September 30, 2016
Pre-registration IS REQUIRED
Approximate schedule of the day:
9:30am- Check in opens (please do not arrive before this time)
10am- Retreat program begins
10:45am- Workshop Rd 1
12:30pm- Workshop Rd 2
1:45pm- Workshop Rd 3
3:00pm- Mass in the Sacred Heart Chapel
*Group leaders- supervision is the responsibility of the parish/school in attendance. We reguire a ratio of 1 chaperone per 7 students
*If any students have special needs- we can accommodate most needs if given knowledge in advance.
*If students are coming via their own transportation please DO NOT have them arrive before 9:30am
The Open Confirmation retreat is open to all parishes of the Archdiocese of Newark. Participants in this retreat get to experience the larger Church community by meeting youth from other parishes who are on the same journey. This day is ideal for either the beginning of your youth’s Confirmation preparation, or as a synthesis of the preparation right before receiving the Sacrament. The day includes workshops on topics such as Prayer, Service, the Sacraments, Discipleship, Models of the Church, Gifts of the Holy Spirit, and will end with the Celebration of the Eucharist.
Please contact Brian Caldwell, Associate Director for Retreats & Spirituality at firstname.lastname@example.org for registration materials.