Greetings!  Confirmation Year One preparation at St. Pius X Church begins in the Fall Semester of the candidates’ 9th grade school year. The main focus of Year 1 Confirmation Preparation is to integrate candidates into the life of the parish.  It is designed run in connection with High School Youth Ministry (HSYM), our parish Faith Formation for High School youth in grades 9-12, which meets Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm in the Parish Center. A copy of our High School Youth Ministry schedule can be found below.

In additions to HSYM, Candidates will be keeping a “Reflection Journal” that requires them to provide personal insight on different aspects of the St. Pius X Community. Candidates are requires to attend, participate, and reflect on four Masses, three HSYM nights, two Parish Service Projects, and two Parish Events. All journal reflections should be submitted electronically using the forms found under the “Reflection Journal” button.

Lastly, Year One Candidates are required to attend the retreat on Saturday, October 27, here at St. Pius X in the Parish Center. Details to follow at September 12 Parent Meeting!

Registration Process:

Step One:  If you are looking to have your teenager begin formal preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation, please begin the conversation with the parish today by making an appointment to meet with Jim Burns or Lauren Numrich at or 518-462-1336 x 2009.

Step Two:  Please fill out the registration and payment forms located through the Registration button to the right.

Step Three:  Parents & Candidates, Attend the Year 1 Confirmation Program Parent Meeting on Wednesday, September ­­­12, 6:30-7:45 pm  in the St. Pius X Church.

If you have any questions, please contact us through the form below.

Confirmation Year One