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.
Confirmation Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, April 28, 3:00pm 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
Make Up Program
“I Surrender” Retreat
This retreat is for the Candidate and their Sponsor together
Saturday, February 17, 4-9pm
“I am Sealed” Retreat
Saturday, May 4, 4-9pm