CONFIRMATION LITURGY PREPARATION SHEET
PRELIMINARY INFORMATION--revised Sept. 13, 2017
Church where Confirmation will take place
Parishes that will be sending Confirmadi
Total number of Confirmandi
Primary contact for preparation team and phone number
Members of preparation team; their role, e.g. rel. ed., music, etc.; their parish; their email
M.C (Office use only)
Concelebrants and Deacons (Please separate by commas)
Title, e.g. 'Third Sunday of Easter' or 'Conferral of Confirmation'
Incense: Choose no more than 2
Preparation of Gifts
THE INTRODUCTORY RITES
#'s in parentheses are paragraph #'s from the Roman Missal
Introduction prior to Entrance Song:
Entrance Song (with source info)
Penitential Act (Select only one of the following:)
Penitential Act A (RM 4): "I Confess..." with "Lord Have Mercy" (RM #7)
Penitential Act B (RM 5): "Have mercy on us, Oh Lord..." with "Lord Have Mercy" (RM #7)
Penitential Act C (RM 6): I, "You were sent to heal the contrite of heart..."
Penitential Act C (RM 6): II, RM Appendix VI, page 1316 Catholic Book; please list # below
Penitential Act C (RM 6): III, Other Text, please explain below
Rite for the Blessing & Sprinkling of Water (RM Appendix II) Sundays and anticipated liturgies only
Text or Music notes for Pentitential Act or Sprinkling Rite
Glory to God (RM 8) (Sung Glory preferred.)
N/A (weekdays, etc)
Glory to God music source, if sung:
Collect Prayer (RM 9)
LITURGY OF THE WORD
Use readings appropriate to chosen Mass
First Reading and Lect. No.
Psalm music source, if sung:
Second Reading and Lect. No.
Gospel Acclamation or Lenten Response, with source info
Gospel and Lect. No.
Profession of Faith
Nicene Creed (RM 18)
Apostles' Creed (RM 19) esp. during Lent and Easter
Baptismal Promises (RM 55), Confirmation, Easter Sunday
N/A, e.g. Weekday
Universal Prayer (Prayer of the Faithful, RM 20)
Universal Prayer Response, including source info if sung
THE LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST
Preparation of the Gifts
Song, including source info
Prayer over the Offerings (RM 30)
Eucharistic Prayer Preface (RM 31)
Holy, Holy, Holy, source info if sung
Eucharistic Prayer (RM 32) (Use #3 with Concelebrants)
Mystery of Faith, music source
Mystery of Faith: Form A, B, or C
"When we eat..."
"Save us, Savior..."
Great Amen, source info if sung
Lord's Prayer (RM 124)
Doxology (125) "For the Kingdom..."
Lamb of God, source info if sung
Communion under both forms presumed in the Diocese of Erie.
Those Distributing Communion
Communion Song(s), with source info
**The Communion Song begins 'while the priest is receiving'; (RM136)**
Prayer after Communion
THE CONCLUDING RITES
Announcements or Remarks (RM 140) by:
(RM 140) Simple Blessing
(RM 142) Solemn Blessing--explain below
(RM 142 Prayers over the People--explain below
(RM 143) Pontifical Blessing
Solemn Blessings (1-20) and Prayers Over the People, (1-28) [after RM 146] or specially composed text, Give details:
Dismissal (RM 144)
A- Go Forth, the Mass is ended.
B- Go and announce the Gospel of the Lord.
C- Go in peace, glorifying the Lord by your life.
D- Go in peace.
Closing Song, with source info
NOTES including: Is there a meal with the bishop? When? Where?
Should be Empty: