FALL RIVER — The Faith Formation Office will offer Essential Catholicism: A Preparation Course for Adult Confirmation in two separate locations this fall, beginning in September. Essential Catholicism is a six-session course.

In Easton, the course will be offered on consecutive Tuesday evenings, from September 19 through October 24, at the Holy Cross Parish Center, 225 Purchase Street.

In North Dartmouth, it will be held on consecutive Wednesday evenings, from September 20 through October 25, at Bishop Stang High School, 500 Slocum Road. (Use the Chapel Entrance.)

Classes in both locations will be from 7 to 9 p.m.

Both sessions will conclude with a mandatory retreat for adult confirmation candidates on Saturday, October 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. John Neumann Parish, 157 Middleboro Road, East Freetown.

Fees are as follows: $25 for class registration, which includes materials for participants; and $20 for the retreat day, which includes lunch.

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate Adult Confirmation at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River, for any adult candidate who is at least 18 years of age and has completed the preparatory instruction.

To register for either class or obtain further information, please contact your parish office. You may also visit the Diocesan Office of Faith Formation  website at www.fallriverfaithformation.org or contact Deacon Bruce J. Bonneau at that office at 508-678-2828, ext. 13.

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