St. Michael Catholic Church

Confirmation / Discipleship Groups

Covid-19 Preparedness Plan For St. Michael Faith Formation

St. Michael Faith Formation Face Covering Exemption Form

At St. Michael Catholic Church young people are confirmed in the spring of each year along with thousands of other teens in the Archdiocese. Over the months of February and March teens in 8th - 12th grade who are active in their faith and participating in a Discipleship Group are invited to discern receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation.

St. Michael Confirmation Discernment Process:
Important Information Regarding Confirmation for 2021:
  • The date for the Confirmation Rite of Sending Mass is Sunday May 16 at the St. Michael a.m. Masses (Attend one Mass)
  • The original date for Confirmation was May 9, 2021 at the Cathedral of St. Paul - This date and location has been cancelled
  • Confirmation Masses are being moved back into parishes for the Spring of 2021
  • There will be two Confirmation Masses at St. Michael Catholic Church
  • Confirmation Mass #1: Saturday May 22, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. - This Mass will be for St. Albert and St. Michael Catholic School candidates
  • Confirmation Mass #2: Sunday May 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. - This Mass will be for St. Michael Faith Formation candidates
  • Look for more information coming soon 
Important Information Regarding the 8th Grade Discipleship Group Ministry
LIFT Family Formation
  • Families with an 8th grade teen in the Discipleship Group Ministry also need to participate in either LIFT or Impact (Choose One)
  • LIFT (Learning in Faith Together) Family Formation embraces the Church's vision of parents as the primary educators of their children. LIFT is for both parents and their children. LIFT is offered one day each month October thru April on Sunday, Monday, or Wednesday. Programming is based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Sacred Scripture. LIFT sessions include specific formation opportunities for children in grades K-5, teens in grades 6-8, and for adults. Materials for each family is provided for the continuing faith conversation in the home. 8th Grade teens who attend LIFT will receive formation from Youth Ministry team using the YOUCAT Teen Catechism and YOUCAT Study Guide. 
  • Have questions about LIFT? Contact Andrea Zachman at (763) 497-2745 x216 or by email at [email protected]
Impact Ministry for 8th Grade Parents
  • Families with an 8th Grade teen in the Discipleship Group Ministry also need to participate in either LIFT of Impact (Choose One)
  • The Impact Ministry for 8th Grade Parents is offered as an alternative to LIFT Family Formation and is for 8th grade parents. Impact sessions focus on the challenges parents face today in helping their teen to become a fully intentional disciple of Jesus Christ. Impact is held on three Wednesday evenings during the school year from 7:15-8:15 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church. The 2020-2021 Impact dates are: October 28, 2020, January 20, 2021, and March 24, 2021.
Information about the High School Discipleship Group Ministry (Grades 9-12)