GRADES 9 and 10
(9th &10th Grades are Confirmation Preparation Classes)

Grades 9 and 10 class times are:
Sundays, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM in Columbia Hall.
Students are expected to attend all classes

Students in grade 9 (this applies to both public and parochial schools)
are reminded that they need to register for our TWO YEAR Confirmation Preparation Program.

There will be a mandatory Mass and sacramental meeting for all parents
and students entering our 9th and 10th grade Confirmation Program Sunday,
September 13th at 5pm at St. Patricks Church. This will fulfill your obligation
for both Sunday Mass and Confirmation preparation.

Classes begin September 18, 2016
Oct. 2 & 16
Nov. 6 & 20
Dec. 4 & 18
Jan. 8 & 22
Feb. 12 & 26
March 12 & 26
April 9 & 23

Last class will be MAY 7, 2017
Depending on the number of snow days which
could effect the date.

Students that are absent are required to bring a note to the next class.
All students who miss more than TWO classes will be required to do
make-up work of the classes missed as prescribed
by the teacher and education commission.


RETREAT: Sunday, MAR. 19, 2017 ~ Mass at 11:30am ENDING - 4-5pm
Exposition & Benediction
Confessions will be during Exposition

Chrism Mass: Monday, April 10, 2017 Students must be at
St. Patrick's by 5:30pm (return is 9:00 - 9:30pm)
It is held at St. Michael's Cathedral in Springfield and is a requirement.

Before a student can receive the Sacrament of Confirmation
the following requirements should be met

All Students must attend Mass every week.
This is the responsibility of the Parents and/or Guardians.

2. Attend any retreats or special activities that are planned.
3. Take an active part in parish functions as assigned by the teacher.

4. Choose a name (Biblical or Saint). Read about his/her life and pick someone
you would like to emulate.
5. Choose a sponsor. Parents are not to be selected and whoever is chosen
must be a practicing Catholic, at least 16 years old and confirmed.
6. Seriously suggests completion of Religious Education classes through Grade 9.
7. If your child was not baptized or has not made First Holy Communion at
St. Patrick's, Monson, you must bring a copy of his/her Baptismal Certificate at
the time of registration or to the first class.
8. Must Attend Mass weekly.

For more information call St. Patrick's at: 413-267- 3622

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