Confirmation Application for Formal Preparation
- 1. Read and understand Confirmation Readiness page
- 2. Evaluate your teen in light of Confirmation Readiness.**
- 3. Ensure that you will be present for the following dates and that you have taken care of all scheduling conflicts Before applying the program.
- 4. Get involved in Life Teen ministry or a ministry of your choice
- 5. Register for the Steubenville Conference
- 6. Apply to the Formal Prep Program within timeframe
** It is our experience that often times some teens are not ready for Formal Preparation.
If this is the case with your child,
please contact Coach D, so that we can get them into the right track.
Before completing the application – please make sure your schedule will allow
you to attend each and every session. Candidates MUST
complete the entire preparation process in order to be recommended to
receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.
August 21 – Parent Night (Parents only)
August 28 – Orientation (Candidate & Parent)
September 11 – Session 1 (Candidate & Sponsor) *Meet in the Church
September 18 – Session 2 (Candidate only)
September 25 – Session 3
October 2 – Session 4 (Candidate only)
October 9 – Session 5 (Candidate only)
October 16 – Session 6 (Candidate
October 23 – OFF due to Community FEST Weekend
October 28 –
Session 7 (Candidate only)
October 30 – Session 8 (Candidate only)
November 4 – Day of Reflection/Retreat 9am-8pm (Parents/Sponsor Candidate)
November 6 – Rehearsal (Candidate/Sponsor)
*Tuesday Novemver 7:
Confirmation at 7pm (Candidate, Sponsor & Family)
*Check-in at 6:10 pm.
More details to follow.
Diocese of Orlando Photography and Image Assignment, Waiver, and Release:
As parent or legal guardian, for valuable consideration received,,
and for so being allowed access to Diocesan property, activities, or
events, I do herby expressly assign to St. Mary Magdalen and the Diocese
of Orlando, and to all of their current, former, and future agents
and related entities (collectively, "the Diocese"), all rights, title
and interest in, and to, the use of my and my child/ward’s image or
likeness, including, but not limited to all videotape recordings,
photographs, or audio recordings of, or made by, me and/or my child/ward
on Diocesan property, during a Diocesan-sponsored event, or for any
other Diocesan purpose ("the Property"). The Diocese shall have,
without my consent, the right to assign its rights in the Property,
in whole or in part, to any entity, parish, or school within the Diocese
I hereby irrevocably grant the Diocese perpetually and exclusively,
the right to use and incorporate (alone or together with other materials),
in whole or in part, the Property, in any Diocesan publication, news release,
or for any other purpose. Further, I hereby authorize the reproduction, sale,
lease, copyright, exhibition, broadcast and/or distribution of the Property
without limitation for any purpose whatsoever, and I further waive all rights
to any compensation for my and/or my child/ward’s appearance or participation
in the Property. I understand and have been advised that photographs or videotape
of participants may be used in publications, websites or other materials produced
from time to time by the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry and/or the Diocese.
Participants’ names would not be identified, however, without specific written consent.
I further understand that the Diocese has no control over the use of photographs or film
taken by media that may be covering the event in which my child(ren)/ward(s) participate(s).
I hereby waive any claims against and release the Diocese, its current, former,
and future religious, employees, volunteers, agents, and successors and assigns from
and against any and all claims, demands, actions, causes of actions, suits, costs,
expenses, liabilities, and damages whatsoever that I and/or my child/ward may have
against the Diocese in connection with the Property or the use of the Property.
This release shall not obligate the Diocese to use the Property or to use any of the
rights granted hereunder, or to exhibit, distribute, or exploit the Property. I acknowledge
that the Diocese cannot control all photographic access to its properties, and that my
child/ward’s name may be printed with photos/images in various publications, including
I represent that I am eighteen years of age or older, and that I have read and understand
the terms of this Agreement, Waiver, and Release.
Consent & Liability Waiver:
I as parent or guardian of my son(s)/daughter(s), do hereby agree to allow my
son(s)/daughter(s) to participate in the St. Mary Magdalen Confirmation Program.
I acknowledge that my child must comply with the SMM rules and procedures.
By granting this permission, I also waive any claims against, and RELEASE AND HOLD
HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY, St. Mary Magdalen, the Diocese of Orlando, and any of their
religious, employees, volunteers, agents and representatives from any liability, claims,
demands and causes of action arising out of or relating to any loss, damage or injury
sustained in connection with or arising out of my child’s participation in the program.
Furthermore, I understand that the St. Mary Magdalen Confirmation Program provides
supervision of teens during scheduled hours of activities/programs only.