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To: Pastors, deacons, DRE’s and secretaries
From: Mardessa Smith, sr. executive assistant, Office of the Archbishop
The scheduling of confirmations taking place between August 2022 and December 2022 has begun. Please complete and submit the attached request form by mail or e-mail (one submission only). If you choose to submit the request form by e-mail, be sure to attach the completed form to the e-mail.
Please note that the request forms are handled on a first come first serve basis on Archbishop Hartmayer, Bishop Konzen and Bishop Shlesinger’s calendar. Parishes will be notified via email with a letter confirming the date, time and respective bishop no later than Monday, February 7. If you have any questions about scheduling a confirmation, please contact me by phone, (404) 920-7303, or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
POINTS TO CONSIDER:
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are the most requested days for confirmation. Parishes located within the perimeter, please choose a weeknight for your confirmation if possible.
The bishops are not available on the following dates in 2022:
- September 12th – September 16th
- November 14th – November 17th
If the number of confirmation candidates is fewer than ten, consider joining with a neighboring parish or celebrate the sacrament of confirmation every two years. If the number of candidates is larger than 80 or 100, consider having two liturgies.
- The spring 2023 confirmation schedule will open on Monday, June 6, 2022.
- The fall 2023 confirmation schedule will open on Monday, January 9, 2023.