The Pastoral Area of the Venerable Mary Ward, comprising the parishes of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, St Aidan’s, St Columba’s and St Joseph’s, invites young people in Year 9 or above to register now for our 2019 Confirmation programme. Thank you for taking the time to complete this form and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
The information provided below will be used for conducting the Confirmation preparation programme, administrating the sacrament and related activities. This information will not be shared outside our pastoral area administration.
If you wish, please go to your parish website or contact your Parish Office to register your family for all other ongoing parish communications as your details are not automatically added to parish records without your explicit consent in line with data protection policy.
Paul Rayner and Brian GallagherPastoral Area Confirmation Leaders
You will need to have the following to complete this form in full:- Name and full address of the church where your child was baptised. - Name and contact information for your GP
The form will not 'save' your information if you partially complete it so please gather this detail before you begin. You need to click on the grey line under the question, it will turn brown for you to begin typing. Please use capitals as appropriate and NOT all capitals :) Thanks.
I am expected to:
• Attend Mass regularly• Arrive on time every session• Complete my 10 hours Parish Service• Listen when the confirmation leaders or small group leaders are talking• Listen to the others in my group• Obey the instructions of my small group leaders and the confirmation leaders• Participate in my small group sessions and in the life of the group• Show respect to all involved in the programme
The following will be deemed unacceptable behaviour:
• Use of offensive or discriminatory language• Inappropriate or disruptive behaviour• Disrespect towards other participants or towards a leader• Bullying or intimidation of any kind
If you fail to uphold any of these expectations, one of the group leaders will make you aware of what you are doing wrong. We would then expect you to change. If you don’t and they are required to ask you again, the confirmation leader will be made aware and they will ask you to explain why you are not meeting the appropriate standards of behaviour. If you are a persistent offender or if your actions are deemed to be of a serious nature, the confirmation leaders have the power to inform your parents and to remove you from the course.
After you press the SUBMIT button below you will get a thank you for submitting your form message. Should you have any problems, please print your completed form and return it to your local Parish Office.