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Confirmation 2015-16 Meeting for 7th grade youth and their parents (and sponsors if available):  Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m. and Monday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Activities Center (PAC).  Please plan on attending one of these meetings.  
Need another Candidate Registration Form?  Need a Service Hour Form?  These forms for registration for Confirmation and for service hours completed can be turned in at this meeting.


Confirmation 2015 Reminders & Notes
2015 Candidates, Parents, Sponsors:  Please plan on attending Rehearsal on Wednesday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m. in St. Francis Church.
Group Photo Form

The outline for the Celebration of Confirmation on Sunday, June 7 at University of Michigan Hill Auditorium follows:
12:15 p.m. to 12:55 p.m.  Arrival of 2015 Candidates and sponsors at UM Hill Auditorium.  Please enter using the door that faces S. Thayer Street and check in.
1 p.m.  Final rehearsal, followed by meeting with the Bishop.
1:45 p.m. Doors open to the public (Family, Friends, and Guests)
2:30 p.m. Mass begins.
The Celebration of Confirmation is a full Mass with Anointing and counts for the Sunday obligation of Mass attendance.
Please allow yourselves and encourage your family and friends to leave ample time for parking since sometimes parking can be difficult to find.  Try the parking structures on S. Thayer Street, Liberty Square, or Maynard Street.  Parking is usually free on Sundays.
For questions, please contact Ellen Ward at ward@stfrancisa2.org or 734-821-2132.


Piano Accompanist & Instrumental Coordinator Needed for Vacation Bible School

We are looking for a individual well versed in band and orchestra instruments to help with Vacation Bible School and other parish children’s events.  This person will use their talents to help aid in the musical ability and growth in the Catholic faith of our parish children.  Vacation Bible School is the week of Monday—Friday, July 20—24 from 9 a.m.-12 noon (longer on Friday for the closing program). The VBS band/choir helps lead the music on Sunday, July 19 at the 10:30 a.m. Mass.  VBS Rehearsal dates are flexible and to be determined.  This position is stipended.  Please contact Kelly Hernandez, VBS Music Coordinator at 734-904-3946 or khernandez731@gmail.com to apply.  Deadline June 1.


Set aside the week of July 20-24 
for VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

What:  Vacation Bible School

Date:  Monday-Friday, July 20-24

Time:  9 a.m.-12 noon (longer on Friday for the picnic)

Who:  For children going in 2015/16 grades preK (4 yrs), and grades K through grade 5!

What:  The VBS Adventure for the summer of 2015 is  Son Spark Labs (a good mix of faith & science)

How:  Watch for Sign Up Forms in late May!

With:  Adult, High School and Middle School Volunteers!  We’ll need your help!  Please mark your calendars today!

Questions:  stfrancisa2.com (click on religious-education, then Vacation Bible School or contact Ellen Ward at ward@stfrancisa2.org or 734-821-2132.