Thursday, March 13, 2014

Confirmation Practice March 19

Confirmation Practice for candidates and their sponsors is Wednesday, March 19 at 6 p.m. in the church.

Candidates and sponsors need to arrive at the church by  5:15 p.m. Candidates will be directed to sit on the Blessed Virgin Mary's side of the church. Sponsors will be directed to sit in the pew directly across on St. Joseph's side. DO NOT BE LATE.

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Saint Michael Catholic Church.  (Candidates and sponsors are to arrive by 3:15 p.m).DO NOT BE LATE.

Confession: Prior to receiving the Sacrament, candidates need to be in a state of grace. Confessions are available on Saturdays, 11 a.m. to noon and 3-4 p.m. Dress Code for Candidates and Sponsors:

Gentlemen: Dress pants with a belt, dress shoes with socks,  collared dress shirt tucked in, necktie.  Ladies:  Modest dress or modest skirt and blouse or nice pants suit with dress shoes. (Skirt must be to your knee or longer when seated.) No short skirts or tops. Dresses must have sleeves. Nothing strapless. No spaghetti straps. If you have a sleeveless dress or blouse you must wear a sweater over it.  No low or plunging neck lines.  No bare backs. No bare midriffs. No overly tight clothing.
Both: No t-shirts, jeans, sneakers, sandals or flip flops.

During the Mass, flash photography and videography with a light is not permitted. Photos and video may taken from the pews.