August 19, 2017
Dear Candidate for Confirmation and Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
THANK YOU for discerning to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation with St. Therese Parish!!!
This process (normally two years) invites you to deepen your relationship with Jesus, be His disciples with the love & support of the community and serve actively as members of His Body, the Church. With the gift of the Holy Spirit, you will be strengthened to live out your baptismal call to "make holy the world."
To complete registration (1 thru 5):
1. Fill out and submit this online form.
2. Attend the Parent(s)/Guardian(s) & Child/Candidate Meeting on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, starting at 6:30 PM in the Social Center.
3. At this 9/17 meeting, review and sign forms WE will print using your pre-filled responses.
4. At this 9/17 meeting, we request a family contribution of $110.00. To facilitate ease of processing:
*Please prepare your CHECK--payable to "St. Therese Parish" with a memo of your child's FULL name --OR-- *Give online prior 9/17/17 (FUND: "Confirmation" and include a memo of your child's FULL name under "Special Intentions"): http://www.stthereseparish.org/stewardship-giving.html --OR-- *Have ready exact change.
5. At this 9/17 meeting, please bring and submit a copy of your child’s Baptism Certificate.
As you fill out this online form, I recommend that both Candidate and Parent(s)/Guardian(s) do so together, taking this opportunity to bond as you share this experience.
Please have the following available to you as you complete this online form:
--Copy of Candidate's Baptism Certificate
--Candidate's Medical Insurance Card/Information
--Candidate's Emergency Contact and their contact information
--IF KNOWN -- you can give us the Candidate's Sponsor for Confirmation and details of their Confirmation & contact information; and the Saint name the Candidate chooses (with the help of their Sponsor and Parent[s]/Guardian[s]) to take as their Confirmation Name
--Candidate answers: "Tell us about yourself..."
--Parents/Guardians answer: "Why do you want your child to do this?"
THANK YOU for taking the time to fill out this online form carefully and completely. All responses will be treated with the utmost respect and confidentiality. We would appreciate it very much if you could submit this online form as soon as possible (but no later than Monday, Sept. 11th) to allow us time to print and prepare your official pre-filled forms for the Parent(s)/Guardian(s)&Candidate Meeting on Sept. 17, 2017 at 6:30pm. Please send any inquiries to Raymond at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 619-550-3305.
Speaking directly to dear Candidate, on behalf of St. Therese Parish, we look forward to journey with you, along with your Sponsor and Family, as you prepare yourself to receive the gift of Confirmation!
In the Holy Spirit,
Fr. Peter J. Bosque Raymond D. Deang Reanna Layba Pastor Youth Minister Youth Ministerfr.email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
**IMPORTANT CAUTION: An automatic e-mail receipt with your responses (for your records and as verification you've successfully submitted this online form) will be sent to the e-mail address provided below immediately after you submit this online form. Please ensure you CORRECTLY TYPE in your BEST personal e-mail address so that your private and family information do not accidentally end up in someone else's e-mail inbox. Thank you!**