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Rehearsal Notes:

  • The rehearsal for the April 27th ceremony will held in the church on Thursday, April 26th at 7:00PM.
  • The rehearsal for the May 11th ceremony will be held in the church Thursday, May 10th at 7:00PM.
  • Each candidate must attend the rehearsal with his or her sponsor.
  • If a sponsor is unable to attend the rehearsal, another adult must stand in.

 The Confirmation Ceremony dates for 2018 are April 27, 2018 and May 11, 2018. The ceremonies will be held in the church at 7:00PM. Confirmation groups are assigned as follows:

 

  • Friday, April 27, 2018: Andrea, Frederickson, Luchetta/Wehran, Newton (Sunday group), Santoro, Schneider, Skelly/Stanczak, Colella/McKnight and Toles
  • Friday, May 11, 2018: Aquino/Bruno, George/Larson, Horn/Santers, Nadiroglu/Soto, Ryan/Marrella, Smith/Smith, Newton (Tuesday group) and Otto

 

The Sponsor-Candidate Days of Reflection dates are April 7, 2018 and April 14, 2018. The Day of Reflection is held in Downey Hall of the Carnevale Center. Confirmation candidates will find out to which ceremony they have been assigned in September 2017. Confirmation groups are assigned as follows:

 

  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 9AM-Noon: George/Larson, Horn/Santers, Nadiroglu/Soto and Ryan/Marrella
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 1-4PM: Smith/Smith, Colella/McKnight, Toles, Newton (Tuesday group), Otto
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 9AM-Noon: Andrea/Frederickson, Luchetta/Wehran, Newton (Sunday group)
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 1-4PM: Santoro, Schneider, Skelly/Stanczak and Aquino/Bruno 

 


Confirmation Ceremony Dress Code

This is a church event and should not be compared to a graduation or a prom. Use good judgment in selecting your attire and be aware any candidate considered to be improperly dressed will be asked to change prior to the ceremony.


• Women’s Dress Code: 
o Dress, skirt (of conservative length) or dress pants are acceptable
o Tops must have sleeves, no spaghetti straps, cover the midriff and have a modest neckline 
o No sheer or see through clothing
o There are no color requirements
o No sneakers, hiking shoes, beach/sport sandals or flip-flops
• Men’s Dress Code: 
o Dress shirt and tie
o Dress pants which cover your underwear
o Sports jackets are optional 
o There are no color requirements
o No sneakers, hiking shoes, beach/sport sandals or flip-flops 

REHEARSAL/CEREMONY INFORMATION

Rehearsal:
The rehearsal for the April 28th ceremony will held in the Church Thursday, April 27th at 7:00PM.
The rehearsal for the May 12th ceremony will be held in the church Thursday, May 11th at 7:00PM.
Each candidate must attend the rehearsal with his or her sponsor.
If a sponsor is unable to attend the rehearsal, another adult should stand in.

Ceremony:
• Candidates and sponsors need to arrive in the Church at 6:30PM.
• The ceremony starts at 7:00PM.
• The ceremony should last approximately 1 and 30 minutes.
• The bishop will be available following the ceremony for pictures.
• Pictures are NOT to be taken during the ceremony.
• Since the Confirmation Masses do not fulfill a Sunday obligation, a collection will not be taken during the ceremony.

Seating during the ceremony:

• Candidates and sponsors will sit in the first rows of the main center wing directly to the front of the altar. Family and guests will sit behind all candidates or fill in either wing.
• Seating for family and friends is limited.
• A ticket is required to enter the church and will be collected at the door.
• Candidates and their Sponsors DO NOT require a ticket.
• Confirmation leaders DO NOT require a ticket.
• Candidates will receive FOUR tickets for seating in the church.
• The tickets will be distributed at the rehearsal.
• If you have a family member that needs handicapped accessible seating, call 973 835-5594 x 160 to make arrangements.

 


17 Pompton Avenue
Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
973-835-0374 

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