The registration for Confirmation is now open for all Parish children who have previously received the Sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, and First Holy Eucharist within the Catholic Church. Our Parish looks forward to celebrating this important milestone with your child in their journey of faith.
Candidates for Confirmation must be in Year 6 and above. If you wish to enrol your child in the preparation for Confirmation, attendance of all the following is required.
Confirmation Family Evening
Parents and candidate only must attend one of these workshops.
Date: Monday 31st July 2023
Time and Venue: 4:45pm for 5.00pm start – Nazareth Church, Grovedale
Date: Tuesday 1st August 2023
Time and Venue: 6.45pm for 7.00pm start – St Therese Church, Torquay
Rite of Enrolment Mass
The Rite of Enrolment Mass takes place within the context of a weekend Mass with the rest of the parish community, at which candidates will be called forward for their prayer of commitment and blessing. Candidates and their families are asked to attend one of the following Masses.
Saturday 26th August 6.00pm – St Christopher’s Church, Anglesea
Sunday 27th August 8.45am – St Therese Church, Torquay
Sunday 27th August 10.30am – Nazareth Church, Grovedale
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred by our Bishop Martin Ashe
Tuesday 12th September 5.00pm – at St Therese Church, Torquay (mainly for Lisieux PS, St Catherine PS and parish candidate students)
Tuesday 12th September 6.30pm – at St Therese Church, Torquay (mainly for St Therese PS students)
Wednesday 13th September at 6.00pm – Nazareth Church, Grovedale (mainly for Nazareth PS students)
A fee of $50 for each candidate to help cover the administration costs associated with the Sacramental program, including guest speakers. This fee is paid directly to the Parish.
Payment can be made via direct deposit (preferred option)
BSB: 083 347
Acc: 65387 6245
Ref: Child’s surname and school
Payment can be made via EFTPOS available at the door on the Family Evening. Please come early to make the payment to ensure we start the session on time. This payment is due by Tuesday 1st August.
Any family experiencing short or long-term genuine inability to pay please contact the Parish Finance Officer, Brian McMahon (ph. 9412 8444 or email email@example.com) or the Parish Priest to discuss or make alternative arrangements.
For further information please contact the Parish Office on 9412 8444.
Fr Linh Tran