St. James Parish
Parish Address: 2118 Adjala Tecumseth Townline, Colgan ON L0G 1W0
Parish Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Message from the parish!
Greetings! For those preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, St. James in Colgan is pleased to present an online preparation program from HopeStone called “The Mark.”
PART ONE: ONLINE SACRAMENTAL PREP
The program includes six pre-recorded videos, and is designed such that candidates will have to finish each pre-recorded video before moving onto the next session.
PART TWO: REGISTRATION
To register to receive Confirmation here at the parish, please observe the following steps:
a. Complete the online confirmation registration form, even if you have completed a sacramental prep course already.
After submitting your confirmation registration form, HopeStone will send you a link to watch the online program shortly after the application deadline on Tues. Oct. 5, 2021.
Once a video has been released, the candidate can watch it independently at his or her convenience, while the parish can track his or her progress remotely.
b. Submit a copy of the candidate’s baptismal certificate and a registration fee of $30 ($20 for the course plus $10 for the cost of a gown rental), although only the $10 gown fee is required if you have completed sacramental prep beforehand.
After completing this form, please submit a copy of the candidate’s baptismal certificate and a $30 registration fee ($20 for the course plus $10 for the gown rental) to the parish office at St. James in Colgan in a sealed envelope marked “Confirmation Registration” along with the candidate’s name. Only the $10 gown fee is required if you have completed sacramental prep beforehand.
Office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 2 pm to 5 pm, but you can also drop off the certificate and fee in a secure drop box at the side of the parish office.
If you were baptized at St. James, St. Mary’s or St. Francis Xavier, please contact the parish office at email@example.com or 905-936-4266 to let us know approximately when the candidate was baptized to assist us in finding his or her records.
If you have already completed sacramental prep for Confirmation, please complete the “Confirmation Registration Form” (see earlier), and ensure that we have a copy of the candidate’s baptismal certificate. However, you will not be required to pay an additional fee or take the online course.
c. Fill out a parish registration form only if your closest parish geographically is a church other than St. James, St. Mary’s or St. Francis Xavier.
Register for one of the Confirmation dates on Eventbrite:
Here are the available dates for Confirmation dates and their corresponding rehearsals:
Tues. Nov. 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm (rehearsal: Mon. Nov. 29 at 7:30 pm);
Fri. Dec. 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm (rehearsal: Wed. Dec. 1 at 7:00 pm);
Tues. Dec. 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm (rehearsal: Mon. Dec. 6 at 7:30 pm); and
Fri. Dec. 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm (rehearsal: Wed. Dec. 8 at 7:00 pm).
Both the rehearsals and the actual Confirmation ceremonies will take place at St. James Church in Colgan.
Registration is due by Tues. Oct. 5, 2021.
PART THREE: FURTHER QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS
Click on the following link for a list of frequently asked questions:
If you have further questions or concerns, please contact the parish office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-936-4266.