Year One

Registration:

*Registration for Year One 2018-2019 is now closed.

Fees:

Year One fees start at $350 with early registration taking place May-June. Fee amounts increase after June 30th.

Fees include the cost of Year One retreat (see below), materials, facilities, and food for the year.

Fees are paid online by clicking here:
Confirmation Year One Payment

Requirements:

1. Family Registration 

We want to welcome you to both the youth ministry program and to our parish family. Visit our parish registration page to register.

2. Certificate of Baptism 

Please email a copy of the student’s baptismal certificate by clicking here:  Confirmation Team database.

3. Parent Meeting

Please plan to attend the mandatory parent meeting in early September in the parish hall.  Both parents are encouraged to attend.

4. Interview

Parents and students are to interview with the youth minister at the beginning of the school year between October and December. Online sign-ups will be available mid-October.

5. Retreat

Please plan to attend the mandatory Year One Confirmation Retreat in the Fall. The retreat will be at Whispering Winds Camp in Julian.

Click for retreat permission slips.

 Attendance:

1. Youth Mass

Weekly participation at Mass is required; Sunday at 5:00 pm is our youth-led Mass. For more information click here.

2. Confirmation Sessions

Attend all Confirmation sessions, including youth nights.  Sessions are from 6:00-8:15 pm and begin with dinner provided by the church. Year One and Year Two Confirmation sessions rotate Sundays.  Click here for calendar.

Students are allowed one unexcused absence and one absence that is made-up with an assignment.  Click here for make-up sessions.

3. Youth Nights

Students must sign in and attend three of our Wednesday night youth nights or scheduled Thursday Adoration nights.  For more information, click here.

4. Service Hours

Students must complete ten hours of community service.  Five hours are to be completed through a Saint Gregory the Great Ministry and the other five may be completed with another organization.  Click here for available opportunities.  Service hours are recorded on the service hour form.

Year Two

Registration:

Registration for Year Two 2018-2019 is now closed.

Fees:

Year Two fees start at $350 with early registration taking place May-June. Fee amounts increase after June 30th.

Fees include the cost of Year Two retreat (see below), materials, facilities, and food for the year.

Fees are paid online by clicking here:  Confirmation Year Two Payment

Requirements:

1. Family Registration 

We want to welcome you to both the youth ministry program and to our parish family. Visit our parish registration page to register.

2. Certificate of Baptism

Please email a copy of the student’s baptismal certificate by clicking here:  Confirmation Team database.

3. Parent Meeting

Please plan to attend the mandatory parent meeting in early September in the parish hall.  Both parents are encouraged to attend.

4. Interview

Students are to interview with the youth minister or Father Nick.  Online sign-ups will be available mid-April.

Click for study questions and details.

5. Retreat

Please plan to attend the mandatory Year Two Confirmation Retreat in the Spring. The retreat location is TBD.

 

Attendance:

1. Youth Mass 

Weekly participation at Mass is required; Sundays at 5:00 pm is our youth-led Mass. For more information click here. 

2. Confirmation Sessions

Attend all Confirmation sessions, including youth nights.  Sessions are from 6:00-8:15 pm and begin with dinner provided by the church. Year One and Year Two Confirmation sessions rotate Sundays.  Click here for calendar.

Students are allowed one unexcused absence and one absence that is made-up with an assignment.  Click here for make-up sessions.

3. Youth Nights

Students must sign in and attend three of our Wednesday night youth nights or scheduled Thursday Adoration nights.  For more information, click here.

4. Service Hours

Students must complete ten hours of community service.  Five hours are to be completed through a Saint Gregory the Great Ministry and the other five may be completed with another organization.  Click here for available opportunities.  Service hours are recorded on the service hour form.

 

 

 

Confirmation Sponsor

To be fully enrolled in the confirmation program, you need a sponsor.  Your sponsor will be involved with you throughout your time in the confirmation program.  Your sponsor should be someone who is an example of faith to you and someone whom you feel comfortable talking honestly with about your faith journey.  Sponsors will be asked to attend a candidate/sponsor meeting in year two.

When selecting your sponsor, please consider the following:

  • Your sponsor must be a practicing member of the Catholic Church who has received the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation.
  • Your sponsor CANNOT be one of your parents.
  • Your sponsor should be at least 16 years old and responsible for the task.
  • We recommend that your sponsor is local, in order to help you grow in your faith.

Confirmation Sponsor Form

Complete the Confirmation Sponsor Form.