Confirmation

Director of Religious Education: Diane Kiradjieff, 704-543-7677 x1038

Director of Youth Ministry: Adrian Quintero, 704-543-7677 x1027

Adults seeking confirmation should inquire about the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) Program. Please call Deacon Jack Staub at 704-543-7677.

CONFIRMATION EXPECTATIONS
Please watch the following video before registering your teen for confirmation, https://youtu.be/FayrsspSTHg. This video will assist you in having a conversation with your teen about confirmation.
Parent and Teens are expected to read the Confirmation Overview.
After reading the document together, please answer the questions on the last pages and submit to the youth ministry office acknowledging that both parent and teen understand what is expected of them.

REGISTRATION
For information about registration and to register for confirmation (8th Grade Edge or RCIT), please visit click here.

HOW CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS AT THE CONFIRMATION MASS?
Click here to learn more about what happens at the confirmation mass and the Rite of Confirmation.
THE CATHOLIC NETFLIX
Lastly, we highly encourage all parents and teens to use FORMED.ORG as a resource to grow in the Catholic faith as a family. It includes videos, talks, audiobooks, and studies. We specifically would like you to watch the YDisciple: Confirmation Series. Click here for more information about FORMED.ORG.
If you have any questions or need additional information please contact Adrian Quintero, Director of Youth Ministry.

Parent Information Sessions

Week of September 8th

Week of September 15th

Class Schedules

Confirmation Forms

  • Copy of Baptismal Certificate – You will upload a copy of the baptismal certificate, either PDF or .jpg file type. If the candidate was baptized or received First Holy Communion at St. Matthew, then we have record of baptism. (Due November 1, 2019)
  • Sponsor Information and Guidelines – This is only information for the parent and candidate. The worksheet does not need to be turned in, it is only a tool to be used by the candidate to assist them in choosing an appropriate sponsor.
  • Sponsor Agreement Form – Online – The sponsor will complete this online form. (Due January 15, 2020)
  • Sponsor Eligibility Form – The sponsor will need to download this form and give to their parish (must be a registered parishioner) to have the Pastor or Parish Representative approve the individual to be a sponsor based on the requirements. (Due January 15, 2020)
  • Confirmation Saint Essay – You will upload your Word Document or PDF file of your Saint Essay. (Due January 15, 2020)
  • Service Project Report – Online – Candidates will complete the online form for each service project completed. (Due April 1, 2020)
  • Service Project List – Ideas for service projects

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    EDGE
    Monday, October 21
    6:00 pm-7:30 pm

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    Oct

    EDGE
    Tuesday, October 22
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm

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    Oct

    EDGE
    Wednesday, October 23
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm
    St. Matthew Catholic Church, 4116 Waxhaw-Marvin Rd, Waxhaw, NC 28173, USA

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    EDGE Fall Retreat
    Friday, October 25
    5:00 pm-12:00 pm
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    EDGE Fall Retreat
    Friday, October 25
    5:00 pm-12:00 pm
    White Oak Conference Center, 633 Mobley Hwy, Winnsboro, SC 29180, USA

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    Xtreme EDGE
    Friday, November 1
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    St. Matthew Parish Center - Family Room

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    EDGE
    Sunday, November 3
    3:30 pm-5:00 pm

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    EDGE
    Sunday, November 3
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm

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