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Teen Confirmation & Youth Ministry

St. Denis Confirmation & Youth Ministry is back in-person! We are happy to announce that incoming and returning high school teens in our program will enjoy in-person sessions to grow in faith and prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Sacramental Prep is a 2 year process. Limited space is available for students needing an online option due to medical concerns. 

Our ultimate goal is for our teens to develop a close, personal relationship with Jesus Christ! We offer dynamic sessions and events that create friendships and a sense of strong community. We will explore scripture, catechism and church traditions to inform and support our teens’ daily lives. Catechists and ministry leaders will accompany our teens and we encourage families to be part of their spiritual journey.

* DATES TO REMEMBER *

  • Confirmation Level 1 Refresher - Sunday, Sept 26 | 2:30PM to 5:15PM | Potthoff Hall
  • Orientation for student & parent/guardian:
    • Confirmation Level 2 - Monday, Sept 27 | 7PM-8:30PM | Potthoff Hall
    • Confirmation Level 1 - Tuesday, Sept 28 | 7PM-8:30PM | Potthoff Hall

* DAYS & TIMES OF SESSIONS *

  • Confirmation Level 1:
    • Tuesdays or Wednesdays In-Person
      • 7PM-8:45PM | Potthoff Hall
    • Wednesdays Online
      • 7PM-8:30PM | Zoom
  • Confirmation Level 2:
    • Mondays In-Person
      • 7PM-8:45PM | Potthoff Hall 
    • Thursdays Online
      • 7PM-8:30PM | Zoom 
         

* 2021-2022 St. Denis Confirmation & Youth Ministry COVID Screening Form *

 


Online registration is open, scroll to the end of this page and click on the "Now Enrolling" image to complete our registration process. Copies of Baptism and First Communion certificates are needed at the time of registration.


Fees are due at the time of Registration.*

  • Level One Confirmation: $100 tuition per child | $80 retreat fee per child
  • Level Two Confirmation: $125 tuition per child | $195 retreat fee per child

    *If there is a financial hardship, please contact the Confirmation Director to inquire about options.

Frequently Asked Questions

Choosing St. Denis Confirmation & Youth Ministry to journey with your child(ren) in their faith is a great privilege and blessing for our team. We look forward to a fruitful year serving your family.


Class sessions start for all levels the last week of September with an Orientation including parents/guardians. The following week, level 1 students attend class on Tuesdays (in-person) or Wednesdays (in-person/online) and level 2 students attend class on Mondays (in-person) or Thursdays (online). All classes start promptly at 7:00PM and end by 8:45PM.


Our program is designed for High School teens, ages 14-17. Students age 18 or over are referred to our parish Adult Confirmation Program.

When Jesus washed the feet of His Disciples the night of the Last Supper, He modeled for us our call to serve. Students will complete ministry and community service hours as part of their sacrament preparation. Alternatives to in-person service opportunities will be offered as needed.


Our program is fully funded by registration fees. Youth Ministry activities and events are funded by donations. We plan to offer as many fellowship opportunities for our teens and welcome any donations, both material and monetary. Donations can be made on our parish PayPal or paid by cash, check or credit card to our Pastoral Office. Indicate your donation is for St. Denis Confirmation & Youth Ministry. Volunteers are also welcome as office and classroom aides and chaperones. Please complete our St. Denis CYM Volunteer Application.


Ministry Contacts

Our office hours are currently in flux for the summer. We thank you for your patience. Forms can be submitted via email or returned to the St. Denis Pastoral Office during regular business hours (address envelope to St. Denis Confirmation & Youth Ministry). During the Registration period, limited office hours will be available (TBA). Please make an appointment if you wish to visit our office.
 


Jasmine A. Blackburn

 jblackburn@stdenis.org   |  213.944.2576   |  909.861-7106 x243


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