FALL RIVER — The Faith Formation Office will offer Essential Catholicism: A Preparation Course for Adult Confirmation in two separate locations this fall, beginning in October. Essential Catholicism is a six-session course.
In North Dartmouth, it will be held on consecutive Wednesday evenings, from October 2 through November 6, at Bishop Stang High School, 500 Slocum Road. (Use the Chapel Entrance.)
In Easton, the course will be offered on consecutive Thursday evenings, from October 3 through November 7, at the Holy Cross Parish Center, 225 Purchase Street.
Classes in both locations will be from 7 to 9 p.m.
Both sessions will conclude with a mandatory retreat for adult confirmation candidates on Saturday, November 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a location to be announced.
There is a $45 class registration fee for class materials and lunch on the retreat day.
Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate Adult Confirmation at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River, for any adult candidate who is at least 18 years of age and has completed the preparatory instruction.
To register for either class or obtain further information, please contact your parish office. You may also visit the Diocesan Office of Faith Formation website at www.fallriverfaithformation.org or contact Deacon Bruce J. Bonneau at that office at 508-678-2828, ext. 13.