Dear Confirmation Candidate,

Please complete all 7 steps listed below by Friday, August 28, 2020 at midnight:

  Review this video on Confirmation, then answer the 2 questions in the Google Form 

 The Seven Gifts of the Spirit

Read the list of the 7 Gifts of the Spirit below then match the gifts in the packet with the Gifts of the Spirit on the Google Form.

Knowledge is the gift that helps us to know ourselves and the world around us. It helps us to know where our faith is leading us and what our church is about. “Knowledge” is the gift that makes us smart about ourselves.  

 

Understanding helps us to untie the knots, to straighten out our lives, to deal with our problems. “Understanding” is letting the Word of God have room in our lives.

 

Wisdom is the gift of the Holy Spirit that helps us to see and understand God’s plan in our  lives and in the world. It helps us to say, “Aha, I finally understand.”  

 

Courage is the gift of the Holy Spirit that helps us walk out into the world and feel prepared. It gives us the stick-to-it-iveness to stand up for what we believe. 

 

Reverence is the gift of the Holy Spirit that helps us to see God in everything around us. It teaches us to treat our fragile world gently. 

 

 Wonder is the gift of the Holy Spirit that keeps us awestruck by the power and beauty of God in our lives. “Wonder” and awe explode like a starburst when we let the Holy Spirit into our lives.  

 

Right Judgment is the gift of the Holy Spirit that encourages us to talk things over so that we can make choices that let us feel comfortable with ourselves afterwards. “Right Judgment” keeps us from feeling like suckers. 

3  Now enjoy your snacks from your packet as you view this video on the 7 Gifts of the Spirit

4     Answer the 1 question on your Google form about the 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit.

5  Service Project

Now choose 5 Service projects from the list below, and explain on the Google Form how you did them and what were the results.  

  • Pick up litter on a family walk

  • Make an inspirational sign and place it in your window or on your lawn or draw it on your sidewalk.

  • Help a parent or sibling with a project or chore

  • Send a card to someone sick (If you need a suggestion ask Ms. Sparaco or Mrs. St.John )

  • Clean the microwave

  • Wash, dry, fold, and put away your laundry at least for a week.

  • Say a prayer for people who are alone or have no family

  • Vacuum a room in your house

  • Make a list of 10 things you are grateful for and hang it near your bed so

  • you remember to thank God for these things daily

  • Call a family member to brighten their day

6  Saints

Choose your saint’s name by researching on the sites below. Please do not Google the saint’s name. Then write a paragraph on this saint on the Google form  

https://www.loyolapress.com/catholic-resources/saints/

 

https://www.smp.org/search/?s=resources&q=saints

http://www.americancatholic.org

 

https://www.catholic.org/saints/


7  The Bishop's Letter

 

Write a letter to  Bishop Lucia. 

 

This must be written and emailed to faithform@staugustinesparish.org

 

Please include:

 

                                                                            Your home address (12 White Street)

                                                                            City, State Zip (Baldwinsville, Ny 13027)

                                                                            Today’s date ( August 30, 2020)

 

Most Rev. Douglas John Lucia

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse

240 East Onondaga Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

 

Dear Bishop Lucia,

 

Include:  

  1.  How do they see the Holy Spirit during the Pandemic?

  2.  How have they handled the Pandemic?

  3.  What the service project taught me. 

  4.  Why I chose my saint’s name. 

  5.  How your sponsor guided you.

  6.  How you are looking forward to meeting the bishop.

 

Sincerely,

Sign your name in cursive

Then Type your Name

 
7333 O'Brien Rd.
Baldwinsville, NY 13027
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