© Oughterard Parish 2017

Confirmation

The Parish of Oughterard

+353 91 55 22 90

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You Shall be my Witnesses dates and times

You   Shall   Be   My   Witnesses   is   a   parish-based   preparation   programme   for   Confirmation.   it   will   run   from   the   second   Monday   in   January   for   5 consecutive   Monday   evenings.   That   is   from   January   8th   to   February   5th   2018   from   8:00-9:00   pm   in   the   parish   meeting   rooms .   It   is   a resource   designed   to   encourage   active   partnership   between   those   involved   in   parish   leadership,   parents   and   members   of   the   wider   parish community as they help children to prepare for the sacrament of Confirmation. There will be an enrolment mass for the children and parents in Oughterard parish church on December 10th 2017 at 11:30 am. The   commitment   form,   for   both   child   and   parents,   is   to   be   downloaded   from   this   website,   filled   out   and   brought   to   the   mass,   together   with   their baptism candle. Directly   after   the   enrolment   mass   there   will   be    a   social   gathering   in   the   parish   meeting   rooms   for   the   families   involved.   The   usual   tea/coffee and some treats on offer. This is to be organised by a parents group, with the assistance of the parish. Please muck in! There will be extensive training for parents who will facilitate the You Shall be my Witnesses program for 3 consecutive Monday nights during November. The preparation and training will run from November 6th to 20th 2017 from 8:00-9:15 pm in the parish meeting rooms. The   You   Shall   Be   My   Witnesses    preparation   course   is   not   able   to   run   without   parental   involvement.   If   the   preparation   course   does   not materialise   due   to   lack   of   volunteers   the   sacrament   of   conformation   will   not   be   available   this   year   2017-2018.   This   however   will   not   happen   as   there will be of course be sufficient help . Parents who wish to volunteer will need Garda vetting. These forms will need to be completed by the end of October. Please contact fr Michael as soon as you can by email. The   child’s   Baptism   Certificate   needs   to   be   dropped   into   their   teacher   2   weeks   before   the   10th   December   2017.   The   Certificate   will   be   brought home again after the mass.
© Oughterard Parish 2017

Confirmation

The Parish of Oughterard

+353 91 55 22 90

You Shall be my Witnesses dates and times

You   Shall   Be   My   Witnesses   is   a   parish-based   preparation   programme for   Confirmation.   it   will   run   from   the   second   Monday   in   January   for   5 consecutive   Monday   evenings.   That   is   from   January   8th   to   February 5th   2018   from   8:00-9:00   pm   in   the   parish   meeting   rooms .   It   is   a resource    designed    to    encourage    active    partnership    between    those involved   in   parish   leadership,   parents   and   members   of   the   wider   parish community    as    they    help    children    to    prepare    for    the    sacrament    of Confirmation. There   will   be   an   enrolment   mass   for   the   children   and   parents   in Oughterard parish church on December 10th 2017 at 11:30 am. The   commitment   form,   for   both   child   and   parents,   is   to   be   downloaded from   this   website,   filled   out   and   brought   to   the   mass,   together   with   their baptism candle. Directly   after   the   enrolment   mass   there   will   be    a   social   gathering   in   the parish   meeting   rooms   for   the   families   involved.   The   usual   tea/coffee and   some   treats   on   offer. This   is   to   be   organised   by   a   parents   group,   with the assistance of the parish. Please muck in! There will be extensive training for parents who will facilitate the You Shall be my Witnesses program for 3 consecutive Monday nights during November. The preparation and training will run from November 6th to 20th 2017 from 8:00-9:15 pm in the parish meeting rooms. The   You   Shall   Be   My   Witnesses    preparation   course   is   not   able   to   run without    parental    involvement.    If    the    preparation    course    does    not materialise   due   to   lack   of   volunteers   the   sacrament   of   conformation   will not   be   available   this   year   2017-2018.   This   however   will   not   happen   as   there will be of course be sufficient help . Parents who wish to volunteer will need Garda vetting. These forms will need to be completed by the end of October. Please contact fr Michael as soon as you can by email. The   child’s   Baptism   Certificate   needs   to   be   dropped   into   their   teacher   2 weeks   before   the   10th   December   2017.   The   Certificate   will   be   brought home again after the mass.