First Reconciliation and First Eucharist
St. Joseph Parish prepares our students for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist in the 2nd Grade. Our preparation program includes 2 retreats (parents + child) and classroom lessons on Tuesday mornings during faith formation class.
January 17, 5:30-7pm
April 3, 5:30-7pm
January 24, 6:00pm
April 7, 1:00pm
St. Joseph Parish prepares our students for Confirmation in the 8th Grade. Our preparation program includes 3 retreats (child + sponsor) and classroom lessons during the school day for St. Joseph students and on Sunday afternoons for faith formation students.
The date of Confirmation Mass is selected by the Diocese of Grand Rapids. We have not received this date yet. Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Andrew, Grand Rapids.
Required for 8th Grade & encouraged for 6th & 7th grade
“I Suffer” Retreat
Saturday, October 7, 4-9pm
“I Surrender” Retreat
Saturday, February 17, 4-9pm
“I am Sealed” Retreat
Held the week following the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation