Confirmation 8th Grade

8th Grade Program 2018 – 2019


Sunday Mass:

In accordance with the 3rd Commandment, participating in Sunday Mass is a necessary part of being Catholic. Candidates are expected to attend Sunday Mass each week.

Works of Mercy:

Complete service hours by Monday, June 10, 2019

Each student must complete 6 hours of service exercising the Corporal and/or Spiritual Works of Mercy between June 2017 and June 10, 2019. 3 of the 6 hours must be completed at Our Lady of Peace. There must be a signature from each place of service.

Click here to view the 8th Grade Works of Mercy form

Orientation & Retreat

Candidates are required to attend the Orientation and Rite of Promise, as well as the 8th Grade Retreat. Please make note of these mandatory dates:

  • Sunday, September 30, 2018: Parent and Candidate Orientation (9:30 am – 11:30 am, which includes the 10:30 am Mass) for Candidates and at least 1 parent to attend with Candidate.
  • Saturday, April 6, 2019: 8th Grade Retreat (11 am – 6 pm).  Parents/Guardians are welcome to join for 5 pm Mass.

BOLD Middle-Youth Ministry

Great friends, great fun at Bold Youth Ministry Events
Friends, Food & Faith at BOLD Middle
Come and join the group!
Everyone is invited! Bring your friends, even if they don’t belong to the parish!

Attend at least one BOLD Middle event during the school year.
There will be (8) exciting BOLD Middle activities/outings throughout the school year (Pumpkin Painting, Christmas party, Funplex, etc.). In order to get connected with the wider parish youth community, your son or daughter will be required to attend at least one BOLD Middle event, but is encouraged and invited to attend more.

Visit the OLP BOLD calendar to view and/or subscribe to the most updated BOLD calendars.


Contact Rachael Flanagan, Coordinator of BOLD Youth Ministry, at, (908) 280-2893 or Anne Marie Mendez, Parish Catechetical Leader, at, (908) 464-8156.