Welcome Candidates and Parents of Confirmation 2020-2021

For 2019-2020 Candidates, please visit the following page: https://www.sjocym.com/confirmation-2019-2020

At the Parent and Candidate meeting that you attended on either October 4 or October 5, 2020, you were provided with information required to successfully complete the Rite of Confirmation process. This page provides a summarized list of requirements and digital versions of the documents that you received at the meeting.

For questions and enquiries, please send an email to confirmation@sjocross.org OR call 905-821-1331 ext 230. When you leave a voicemail, please say clearly and slowly your name, phone number and the candidate's name, otherwise, the team will not be able to return your call.



IMPORTANT: Candidates can participate in the Chosen sessions only if the requirements that are due on October 10 are fulfilled.


TO BE COMPLETED ONLINE before October 10, 2020:



TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE PARISH before October 10, 2020:

  • Candidate Covenant - signed

  • Registration Fee ($50) - exact cash or cheque payable to St. John of the Cross Parish

  • Confirmation Registration Form - only if truly unable to complete the form online



The following must be submitted to the Parish as soon as possible and before December 1, 2020:

  • Candidate's Baptism Certificate or Certificate of Reception to the Catholic Church

  • Completed Sponsor Form and Sponsor's Baptism Certificate


Submit all required or completed documents to the Parish Office. Note that you have received paper copies of these documents. If you want to view, download or print any document, click the corresponding link below.


IMPORTANT RESOURCES AND FORMS (click the links below to retrieve documents):

  • Registration Form - to be used if the online form cannot be completed (online preferred)

  • Schedule for 2020-2021 - Contains dates for all events (this can also be viewed below)

  • Information Package Checklist - A summarized list of all documents and requirements

  • Candidate Covenant - Submit a signed paper copy of this document before October 10, 2020

  • Mass Reflection Form - To be completed weekly. Candidates are to provide homily reflections from Sunday masses at St. John of the Cross or any other Catholic church. You may compile and drop them in batches. However, you must submit a completed batch before Christmas and the rest by the final Chosen session. Submit your completed forms in a drop box labelled "Confirmation Reflection Form" in the foyer outside the parish office.

  • Sponsor Form - Submit a completed paper copy

  • Letter to the Sponsor - Information for the Confirmation Sponsor

  • Confirmation Handout - Information for candidates and their families about Confirmation, how to choose a sponsor and FAQ

  • Frequently Asked Questions - Answers to commonly asked questions


Online Sessions - The online Zoom meeting link will be sent to you by email before sessions start.


Confirmation candidates must attend either a Thursday or a Saturday session each "week".


Time: Thursdays = 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays = 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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Who must attend: Confirmation candidates and their parents and sponsor

Group #1 - Confirmation Day Thursday April 15, 2021 7:00 p.m.


Group #2 - Confirmation Day Tuesday April 20, 2021 7:00 p.m.


Group #3 - Confirmation Day Thursday April 22, 2021 7:00 p.m.


Note: The Candidate's Group # will be assigned after completion of the online registration form AND submission of all required documents, as listed in the Information Package Checklist document and on the website.



Please watch the following video with your family: