Confirmation Class Dates 2022-2023
Students should attend each of these in person dates along with their families. We will begin each night in the church at 6:00. A meal and other activities will be a part of the evening events.
October 12, 2022
January 11, 2023
February 8, 2023
March 8, 2023
April 12, 2023
Confirmation Guidelines and Activity Information
Each week learning activities will be posted for students to complete. The responses to the weekly reflections should be written in your journal. You will use these reflections when you meet with Father Steffes for your Confirmation interview that will be scheduled in April of 2023.
Confirmation Preparation Activities
Weekly Confirmation Activity and Reflection Questions
October 19, 2022-No Activity
November 2, 2022-No Activity, Families are invited to attend the All Souls Day event
January 11, 2023– Family Confirmation Night at St. Augustine
February 1, 2023 Reading, pgs. 116-117
February 8, 2023-Family Confirmation Night at St. Augustine See below for the activities that we worked on that evening. Review the Student and Parent Guide, complete the activities, and answer the journal questions.
Student and Parent Guide
February 8, 2023: Activity List and Journal Reflection Questions
Preparing for Confirmation
Preparing for Confirmation Activity Board \ Preparing for Confirmation Student & Parent Worksheets
Pentecost Activity Board \ Pentecost Activity Page 1 \ Pentecost Activity Page 2 \ Pentecost Activity Page 3
Service and Mercy
Service and Mercy Activity Board \ Matthew 25: 31-46 \ Service and Mercy Worksheet
Sacrament of Initiation–Answer the journal questions from the guide-No Activity
Examination of Conscience
Brief Examination of Conscience
Compete and return the Confirmation Sponsor Form to the parish office
February 22, 2023-No Confirmation Lesson this week. Attend Ash Wednesday Mass.
March 8, 2023-Family Confirmation Night at St. Augustine starting at 6:00 in Jennings Hall. Please plan on joining your Confirmation class this evening.
March 15, 2023 – This week meet with your confirmation sponsor. Follow the directions in the link. If you have not yet chosen a sponsor, complete the Sponsor Form and turn it into the Parish Office or at our next in person session. As we near confirmation, you will also need to sign-up for a time to meet with Father Steffes. Please call the Parish Office, (507) 437-4537 to schedule a time. Dates and times available are: March 30, April 13, April 19, April 20, and April 21. Times are 3:40, 4:00, 4:20, 4:40, 5:00, 5:20, and 5:40.
April 2, 2023-Holy Week-No Confirmation Lesson. Make a plan to attend Mass with your family.
April 12, 2023-Family Confirmation Night at St. Augustine starting at 6:00 in Jennings Hall. Please plan on joining your Confirmation class this evening.
April 19, 2023
April 26, 2023
May 3, 2023
May 7, 2023-Confirmation, 2:00 at St. Augustine
Circle of Grace
Please take an opportunity to review the Circle of Grace lesson with your parents. We want all of our students to be safe and know how to ask for help. This is a requirement of our Diocese and the Church. Please have your parent sign the Parent Completion Form and return it to the parish office by January 8; prior to Christmas Break would be preferred. You may also email your signed form to email@example.com.