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Grade 8 Program


The Grade 8 Program at Queen of the Rosary Parish focuses on preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation.  Key objectives are:

  • Growth in Knowledge: through teaching, study, Scripture, and class discussions
  • Increase in Faith: through prayer, sharing faith, and the sacraments
  • Growth in Love: by service to others in our family, church, and community

Students use the Chosen videos and text to learn about the Holy Spirit, the sacrament of Confirmation, discipleship, faith, love, holiness, the Church, and how to be a witness to Christ in the world.  Important topics such as prayer, liturgy, Scripture, service, chastity, and ministry are integrated into the Program. More information about the Chosen Confirmation Prep Program by Ascension Press can be found by clicking HERE.  An interesting article about Chosen can be found HERE.

The sacramental celebration of Confirmation is a parish-wide liturgy and includes Grade 8 students from both local school districts and Queen of the Rosary School.  Confirmation is usually celebrated in April of each year.

The Grade 8 Program includes the following components:

  • Orientation Meeting
  • Sacramental Preparation for Confirmation
      - Classroom sessions
      - Take-home assignments
      - Prayer services
      - Letter to Pastor
      - Saint Report
      - Service Projects (20 hours)
      - Service Report
      - Sponsor Formation Events
      - Confirmation Retreat
      - Confirmation Practice
  • Teaching Mass
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Special Presentations
  • Christian Chastity
  • Parent Support Sessions

For more information regarding the preparation for Confirmation, click on the links below:

The Program consists of 25 sessions plus the Confirmation Retreat and Sacrament of Confirmation, which run from September through April of each year.  Sessions are held in the school or church facilities on Tuesday evenings, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.  

If you would like more information about the Grade 8 Program, please contact the Director of Religious Education, at the Religious Education Office (847-437-3349) or send an email to QRreligioused@qotr.org