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Youth Confirmations




 At confirmation we receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit and confirm our baptismal promises.
Greater awareness of the grace of the Holy Spirit is conferred through the
anointing of chrism oil and the laying on of hands by the Bishop.


 

 

  
Open Registrations

2019-2020

Classes

 

Year One & Two

REGISTRATIONS

Registrations Location:

Please visit the Confirmation office located inside Singleton Hall First office as you enter building, across from the Cathedral. 

 Office hours are: 

Thursday's
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 


Fees:

Early registration (before 8/8/19)
$90.00  per Student 1st Year

$85.00 per Student 2nd Year
Visa/MasterCard/Money Order (no cash)

Fees include cost of Year materials and facilities.

Note: No family is ever denied religious education due to an inability to pay. Please contact the Youth Minister for special consideration. 

Documents:

Please bring a copy of the students certificate of
Baptism and First Communion.

 

Parents:

Parent are required to attend Meetings. Please plan to attend the mandatory parent meeting on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at
5:30pm for 1st Year & 7:00 pm for 2nd Year in the parish hall. Both parents are encouraged to attend. (Teens must be present please!)

(Note: When you attend any event, please make sure you sign in on St. John's Cathedral Sign-In Sheet)

Parent Volunteer Corp.  Your service makes a difference! The Confirmation program has MANY aspects to it which are important to the development of our young Christian teenagers, and for this reason please consider signing up to be a parent volunteer. To do so please notify the Director of Confirmation during registration.

Some examples include: being a Small Group Leader for our teens, chaperoning retreats and other events,or even supervising the fundraising events. There is something for everyone. Sign-up at the Parent Meeting.

Student Requirements:

Interview: Students are asked to interview with the youth minister at registration. Please accompany Parent when signing up for classes. 

Retreat: Teens will attend a mandatory Confirmation Retreat.

Youth at Mass: Weekly participation at Mass is required; Teen must attend a Sunday Mass at any of the parish Mass time. For more information on mass schedule click here.

Confirmation Sessions: Attend all Confirmation sessions.  
1st Year Session 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
2nd Year Session 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Absences: Students are allowed two unexcused absence.  Contact Confirmation Director for details.

Service Hours: Students must complete ten hours of community service each school year. Through any parish ministry at St. John's Cathedral. (At the end of the two year program, they will have served 20 hours of service.)

 



 

 

CONFIRMATION SPONSOR

 To be fully enrolled in the confirmation program, you need a sponsor.  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.  

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 18 years old and responsible for the task.

  • We recommend that your sponsor is local, in order to help you grow in your faith.

 

 

Pray for our youth

“Love one another as I have loved you.” -Jn 15:12

 

 


For on him the Father, God,
has set his seal. (John 6:27
)
 

 

Youth Confirmation
Office Hours


Thursday's 
2:00 pm- 6:00 pm 
Office Located in
Singleton Hall

(559) 498-0543
confirmation@stjohnsfresno.org




 

 


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