Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 5000 Military Road, Sioux City, IA 51103 US - Confirmation
"You will receive power when the holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
Young adults begin to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation during the freshman year of high school (9th grade). For students who attend Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools (BHCS), the religion curriculum for all four (4) academic years fulfills the required course work for this sacrament. Students who do not attend Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools must enroll in the Religious Education Preparation program (REP) for the required course work. Please check the Religious Education page for more information regarding our program. All students, whether attending BHCS or REP, receive the sacrament in the Church.
All students, whether attending BHCS or REP, begin monthly preparation for the sacrament in the Church. Students who are parish members of Sacred Heart Church, St. Boniface Church, or St. Joseph Church should attend these meetings. These meetings are designed to reinforce classroom teachings (catechesis) and offer coordination for all of the other Confirmation guidelines as set forth by the Diocese of Sioux City. The Director of Faith Formation will coordinate interviews with the parish pastors, a Confirmation retreat, opportunities for service projects, and other spiritual activities. Attendance at all classroom sessions, monthly meetings, and liturgical rites is expected. Please click on Confirmation 2013 for the schedule. (coming soon!)
October 2012: In response to a new directive of the United States Bishops, we will now celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in the fall of the sophomore year. We are preparing two classes this year, freshmen and sophomores. Our schedule is still under contruction. For more information, please contact Michelle Rethman, Director of Faith Formation, at the Parish Office (233-1652).
Confirmation for Sacred Heart, St. Boniface and St. Joseph:
October 8, 2013, 6:30 p.m., St. Boniface Church
Other Relevant Worksheets and Information
Initial Interview Questions
Service Reflection Form
October Newsletter: This newsletter is the first of the monthly newsletters you will receive at each Confimation meeting. While these newsletters do not replace attending the monthly meetings, they do offer you some insight as to the contents of the presentation. Please contact Michelle Rethman for more information.
September 24, 2010 (Rev. 10/26/2012)