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Adult Confirmation Spring Preparation Course Begins

The Faith Formation Office is offering the six-session Essential Catholicism: A Preparation Course for Adult Confirmation over consecutive Tuesday evenings, beginning February 25. Sessions will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall in New Bedford. The course will conclude with a mandatory retreat for adult confirmation candidates on Saturday, April 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a location to be announced.

Adults interested in taking the course in either location must see his or her pastor for a registration form that must be completed, signed by the pastor, and submitted to the Faith Formation Office prior to the first class. Fees are as follows: $45 for class registration and the retreat day, which includes materials for participants; and the retreat day lunch.

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate Adult Confirmation at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River, for any adult candidate who is at least 18 years of age and has received instruction for Confirmation.

For more information, please contact Deacon Bruce J. Bonneau at the Faith Formation Office by telephone at 508-669-7966, or by e-mail bbonneau@dfrcs.org