High School Youth Group & Confirmation Preparation

High School Youth Group Ministry & Confirmation Preparation

 

High School Youth Group - This Fall of 2019, the South Seattle parishes of St. Paul, St. Edward, St. George and St. Peter put in place a High School youth ministry open to all High School age youths from the four parishes. 

Goals of Youth Ministry 1

  1. To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.
  2. To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
  3. To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person.

1.  United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry (Washington DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1997), 9-15.

Confirmation Preparation - This preparation is for High School youths from 9th-12th grade who want to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.  Candidates will be required to participate in the High School Youth Group as part of their preparation. 

Candidates for Confirmation:

  • is baptized in the Catholic Church
  • is of High School age - 9th to 12th grade
  • will attend Mass regularly
  • will participate in the High School Youth Group
  • will attend Confirmation Classes
  • will attend an Archdiocesan Retreat in the Spring
  • will pariticipate in mission and service 
  • will choose a Sponsor (god-parent)
  • will choose a Saint as their spiritual patron

 

 

Youth Ministry / Confirmation Coordinator

Nina DeJesus
206-859-8902
ninadejesus@icloud.com

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