Correlation to Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Visions
Learn how to integrate Confirmation preparation within your Visions sessions for Grades 7–8. Click here
These videos will help bring the message of the lesson to life. Play them in the session or share links with candidates and parents/sponsors to extend the lesson.
Junior High videos
Senior High videos
Resources for Two-Year Sacramental Preparation Programs
Reflections on the Gifts of the Spirit for Parents and Teens [Click here]
Reflections on the Fruits of the Spirit for Parents and Teens [Click here]
Blog post from Kevin Dowd: Confirmed in the Spirit [Click here]
Throughout the Sacramental preparation process, these handouts can be shared with candidates and their families to reflect on the Gifts of the Spirit.
From the Catechism—Symbols of the Holy Spirit [click here]
Retreat Planning Powerpoints:
To assist your Confirmation retreat planning, view these Powerpoint presentations, created for Pflaum by David Dayler and Anne Jamieson.
Planning a Confirmation Retreat
Planning a Confirmation Retreat Planning Sheets
Practically Speaking: Practical Suggestions for Retreats with Young People
Using Movies and Music in Confirmation Retreats
David Dayler, M.A., serves as the Director of the Office for Discipleship and Parish Life for the Diocese of Hamilton, Ontario. David is the author of Being a Man After God’s Own Heart (Novalis, 2013).
Anne Jamieson, is the Director of Catechesis for the Diocese of Hamilton, Ontario. In addition to her ministry with the diocese, Anne is completing her D.Min. at the University of Toronto.
Articles for Parents and Catechists:
[More resources to come]
E-blasts for Parents, Sponsors, and Candidates
Here you will find printable articles for each session so you can share lesson summaries with parents and families. Click here
Prayer to Know – Bilingual
Words to Know – Bilingual