© 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   on   Monday   November   26th,   December   3rd, 10th   and   provisionally   Wednesday   December   12th   from   7:30-8:45   pm   in   the   Boat   Inn   rear   function   room . An   additional   3   modules   will   be run   on   Monday   January   14th,   21st,   28th   2019,   also   from   7:30-8:45   pm   in   the   Boat   Inn   rear   function   room.    These   7   modules   are   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 Sunday 11th November at 11:30am. The   commitment   form,   one   for   both   child   and   parents/guardians,   as   well   as   the   parental   permission   form   to   be   filled   and   signed   by   the   parent   / Guardian,   will   be   presented   in   person   by   the   Confirmation   children   at   the   end   of   the   enrolment   mass.   They   will   thereafter   receive   the course material. The Enrolment Ceremony for Confirmation children is found HERE There   will   be   extensive   training   for   parents   who   will   facilitate   the   You   Shall   be   my   Witnesses   program.   The    preparation   and   training   will   run   on Monday   5th   November   2018   from   7:30-9:00   pm   in   the   parish   meeting   rooms.   All   necessary   support,   in   addition   to   course   material,   will   be given. The   You   Shall   Be   My   Witnesses    preparation   course   is   primarily   for   the   Confirmation   children;   however   the   parents   who   volunteer   will   find   it   of much   benefit   in   their   roles   as   parents   of   pre-teen   children.   The   relaxed   group   discussions   and   workbook   activity   allow   a   space   to   form   over   the   7 evenings   that   facilitates   the   children   opening   up   and   talking   about   what   their   lives   are   like.   This   will   give   insights   to   parents   on   how   to   better communicate with their own children during demanding teenage years. Parents   who   wish   to   volunteer   will   need   Garda   vetting.   These   forms   will   need   to   be   completed   as   soon   as   possible,   not   later   than November   5th   2018.   The   required   forms   will   be   available   on   the   night   of   the   general   meeting   of   the   24th   October   2018.   On   completion they   must   be   brought   to   fr   Michael   IN   PERSON   after   any   weekend   or   weekday   mass   in   Oughterard   church,   or   during   office   hours available   here,       with   a   passport   or   driving   licence   and   proof   of   address   not   later   than   the   11th   November   2018.   You   may   visit   the Diocesan   webpage   HERE    and   download   forms   SG-01,   SG-02,   SG-03   and   SG-04   found   at   the   very   bottom   of   the   page   to   download   and fill out. The   child’s   Baptism   Certificate   needs   to   be   dropped   into Angela   Lee    in   the   school   office   by   15th   December   2018.   The   Certificate   can   again   be collected   from   the   school   by   your   children   after   it   has   been   verified.   If   your   child   was   baptised   in   Oughterard   and   you   need   a   cert   issued,   please download   and   fill   out   the   form   HERE .   Children   who   are   not   already   baptised   will   not   be   able   to   receive   the   sacrament   of   Confirmation   in   March 2019,   without   prior   preparations   and   receiving   of   the   sacrament   Baptism   first.   The   last   date   to   approach   fr   Michael   for   this   will   be   11th   November 2019, as there will be much preparation involved.

Candidates from Oughterard, Derryglinna and Collinamuck will be

confirmed on Saturday 9th March 2019 11:00 am, in Oughterard

Looking for a confirmation cert re-issue, please go to the bottom

of this page HERE

Confirmation Children’s enrolment mass

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Oughterard

Sunday 11th November 2018 at 11:30am

Bring your baptism candles and your completed

commitment forms and parental consent forms too!

Parents commitment form HERE

Children’s commitment form HERE

Parents consent form HERE

© Oughterard Parish 2017

Confirmation

The Parish of Oughterard

+353 91 55 22 90

Candidates from Oughterard, Derryglinna and

Collinamuck will be confirmed on Saturday 9th

March 2019 11:00 am, in Oughterard

Looking for a confirmation cert re-issue, please go

to the bottom of this page HERE

You Shall be my Witnesses dates and times

You   Shall   Be   My   Witnesses   is   a   parish-based   preparation   programme   for Confirmation.   it   will   run   on   Monday   November   26th,   December   3rd,   10th and   provisionally   Wednesday   December   12th   from   7:30-8:45   pm   in   the Boat    Inn    rear    function    room .    An    additional    3    modules    will    be    run    on Monday   January   14th,   21st,   28th,   also   from   7:30-8:45   pm   in   the   Boat   Inn rear   function   room.    These   7   modules   are   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 Sunday 11th November at 11:30am. The   commitment   form,   one   for   both   child   and   parents/guardians,   as   well   as the   parental   permission   form   to   be   filled   and   signed   by   the   parent   /   Guardian, will   be   presented   in   person   by   the   Confirmation   children   at   the   end   of the enrolment mass. They will thereafter receive the course material. The Enrolment Ceremony for Confirmation children is found HERE There   will   be   extensive   training   for   parents   who   will   facilitate   the   You   Shall   be my   Witnesses   program.   The    preparation   and   training   will   run   on   Monday 5th   November   2018   from   7:30-9:00   pm   in   the   parish   meeting   rooms.   All necessary support, in addition to course material, will be given. The   You   Shall   Be   My   Witnesses    preparation   course   is   primarily   for   the Confirmation   children;   however   the   parents   who   volunteer   will   find   it   of   much benefit    in    their    roles    as    parents    of    pre-teen    children.    The    relaxed    group discussions   and   workbook   activity   allow   a   space   to   form   over   the   7   evenings that   facilitates   the   children   opening   up   and   talking   about   what   their   lives   are like.   This   will   give   insights   to   parents   on   how   to   better   communicate   with   their own children during demanding teenage years. Parents   who   wish   to   volunteer   will   need   Garda   vetting.   These   forms   will need   to   be   completed   as   soon   as   possible,   not   later   than   November   5th 2018.   The   required   forms   will   be   available   on   the   night   of   the   general meeting   of   the   24th   October   2018.   On   completion   they   must   be   brought to    fr    Michael    IN    PERSON    after    any    weekend    or    weekday    mass    in Oughterard    church,    or    during    office    hours    available    here,         with    a passport   or   driving   licence   and   proof   of   address   not   later   than   the   11th November    2018.    You    may    visit    the    Diocesan    webpage    HERE     and download    forms    SG-01,    SG-02,    SG-03    and    SG-04    found    at    the    very bottom of the page to download and fill out. The   child’s   Baptism   Certificate   needs   to   be   dropped   into   Angela   Lee    in   the school    office    by    15th    December    2018.    The    Certificate    can    again    be collected   from   the   school   by   your   children   after   it   has   been   verified.   If   your child    was    baptised    in    Oughterard    and    you    need    a    cert    issued,    please download   and   fill   out   the   form   HERE .   Children   who   are   not   already   baptised will   not   be   able   to   receive   the   sacrament   of   Confirmation   in   March   2019, without   prior   preparations   and   receiving   of   the   sacrament   Baptism   first.   The last   date   to   approach   fr   Michael   for   this   will   be   11th   November   2019,   as   there will be much preparation involved.

Confirmation Children’s enrolment mass

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Oughterard

Sunday 11th November 2018 at 11:30am

Bring your baptism candles

and your completed

commitment forms and

parental consent forms too!

Parents commitment form HERE

Children’s commitment form HERE

Parents consent form HERE