Grade 9 Confirmation Program – Fall 2020

Registration

If you are not yet enrolled for the 2020-2021 faith formation program, please utilize the online Faith Formation Registration Form or call the parish directly at (978) 443-2647.


Online Fall Semester

While Life Teen is typically an in-person, on-site experience, the 2020-2021 Confirmation program has been modified in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The entire fall 2020 curriculum will be conducted remotely. Instead of meeting through the parish’s Life Teen Life Nights, online materials will be regularly, and readily, available. The online modules will utilize the parish message series, Confirmation curriculum, and materials adapted from the previously-scheduled in-person Life Nights. The online modules will typically contain multimedia materials to learn from and include a written/discussion component to be submitted by the Confirmation student. As we progress through the semester, we will adjust and plan the spring semester accordingly.


Fall 2020 Program Overview and Action Items (Grade 9)

Students entering the program in fall 2020 will be Confirmed in the fall of 2021. Please review the program overview and action items below.

1. Entering Students must fill out the New Student Information Form
The form helps us learn more about our incoming students and better serve them. Please fill this form out as soon as possible.

2. Schedule a Spring 2021 Confirmation check-in with JT
In these check-ins, JT and the candidate will a develop a Confirmation service project to complete over the next two years. If any of the available times do not work, please don’t hesitate to contact JT to schedule a more convenient option. Some meetings slots are for in-person sessions and some slots are for video chat sessions.

3. Grade 9 students should achieve at least 6 credit points by December 13, 2020  and an additional 6 credit points by May 8, 2021 
All Confirmation-related online materials and events are assigned a value of credit points. All Confirmation candidates for November 2021 should achieve at least 6 credit points within the Fall semester by December 13, 2020 and an additional 6 credit points in the Spring semester by May 8, 2021 to be on track for Confirmation.

4. Grade 9 Students must attend a Confirmation Day-Retreat at the end of the academic year
At the end of the spring semester, the class will have a required day-retreat.


Fall 2020 Online Module Schedule (Grade 9)

To be on track for Confirmation, all ninth grade students should achieve at least 6 credit points by December 13, 2020.

DateEventCredit Points
Sunday, September 13, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, September 20, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, September 27, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, October 4, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, October 18, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, October 25, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, November 1, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, November 8, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, November 22, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, December 6, 2020Online Materials Posted1
Sunday, December 13, 2020Online Materials Posted1

Life Teen Fatima has event opportunities outside of the Confirmation program. Parish staff are working to make events available that have social distancing and other safety measures. Be sure to check out our Events Calendar for all of the current Life Teen happenings!


Additional Information

Be sure to visit the Confirmation Program Overview Page for more information, a preview of the Grade 10 Confirmation Program, and some program FAQ.