The preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation is a two-year program for seventh and eighth graders. At the end of eighth grade, the participants receive the sacrament after completing bi-weekly liturgies with First Communion prayer partners, six hours of community service, and a confirmation retreat.
Experience time away from your normal activities in order to experience the Holy Spirit working in your life and in the lives of others. During this retreat you will learn spiritual lessons about family, mass, and the formal faith formation process. We also invite adults to help us prepare our candidates to meet the spiritual and religious challenges they will face in the modern world. The retreat provides opportunities for:
Teen and Adult Talks I Peer Discussion Groups I Quiet Time and Personal Reflection I Recreation
Marriage Preparation/Programa de Prepara o Para o Matrimonio
If you are engaged or considering marriage, prepare for your union with our program sponsored by the Dioceses Of Fall River Office Of Faith Formation. If you are a married couple, consider sharing your thoughts and experiences with couples who are engaged. The program, offered in English and Portuguese, also helps married people strengthen their commitment to each other.