Confirmation 2018


Thinking about getting confirmed? The 2018 programme (click here for dates) will open for enrolment on Saturday 10th February until Friday 9th March and the Holy Rood Youth Ministry Team are very much looking forward to meeting all those in year 9+ who would like to join this years’ programme. There will be plenty opportunities to ask questions and get an idea of what will be involved:

Step 1: Click here to complete the enrolment form. You’ll need to be ready with details information including name and contact details of your parents or guardian, address, date of birth, school, whether you have siblings enrolling, telephone numbers and email. 

Step 2: Write a short letter to Canon John and the team. Click here for what to write.

 Step 3: Attend one of the enrolment drop in sessions on

Sunday 18th Feb: 10.30-10.55am or 4-5pm – parish room                                     

Sunday 4th March: 10.30-10.55am or 4-5pm                                                                                                                                     

Bring your:   

  • Letter
  • Baptism Certificate
  • Any questions
  • A contribution of £30
  • Parent or guardian to sign a consent form                                                                                                                                                                                     

Step 4: Attend the taster session with your parents: Sunday 25th March, 2.30-4pm at Holy Cross School, Upham Road – a chance to meet the team and watch some of the DVD and other course material.

Step 5: Come along to the first confirmation eventa play by Rise Theatre about the life of blessed Oscar Romero at St Joseph’s Catholic College on Friday 16th March, 7 for 7.30pm.

The programme this year will be a great mixture of sessions & events including sports evenings, a day retreat, adoration, a reconciliation service regular small groups starting after Easter. Confirmation Masses will be in July.

We look forward to meeting you!

Holy Rood Youth Ministry Team


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