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 Easton, the course will be offered on consecutive Wednesday evenings, from October 5 through November 9, at the Holy Cross Parish Center, 225 Purchase Street.

In North Dartmouth, it will be held on consecutive Thursday evenings, from October 6 through November 10, at Bishop Stang High School, 500 Slocum Road. (Use the Chapel Entrance.)

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 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 4256 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford.

Fees are as follows: $25 for class registration, which includes materials for participants; and $20 for the retreat day, which includes lunch.

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.

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate Adult Confirmation at 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 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 508-678-2828, or by e-mail bbonneau@dfrcs.org

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