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Confirmation of Adults

For more information about our confirmation program for adults—RCIA: the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults—please contact Debbie Roberts at (818) 361-8795.

High School Confirmation Program

For information about our confirmation program for high school students, please contact Carol Cervantes at (818) 361-1814. You can also download the orientation handout and application form.

Two Year Process

  • Year I, 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 6:00-8:00pm
  • Year II, 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 6:00-8:00pm
  • Attend all Interviews
  • Attend all LIFE Nights, (Sunday Nights)
  • Mandatory Weekend Retreat and All Days of Reflection

Prayers

Every Candidate will be tested on All PRAYERS.

Registration

  • Confirmation Registration Form
  • Copy of the Baptism Certificate
  • Copy of First Communion Certificate
  • $225.00 Per Year ($50.00 deposit required at time of Registration)
  • $225.00 Year II
    • This is a supply fee covers, 4 – Days of Reflection Lunch and Supplies, Retreat Year II, Youth Day. Supplies, food, & printing materials for an in depth memorable and spiritual preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Payment Plan Available

Please contact the Youth Ministry Office

Absolutely NO REFUNDS

Orientation Year I on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 for Parent Meeting Orientation in Parish Hall at 6:00pm (English), 7:00pm (Spanish)

  • Year I Begins Wednesday, September 15, 2015
  • Year II Begins Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Christian Community Service Hours

Each Candidate is required to complete 25 Hours while working on a service project.

  • Projects will be offered during the year.

Evaluations

All candidates will be evaluated twice a year: first time at the end of the first year and a second time before the final Retreat.

Faith Companion (Sponsors)

Every Candidate will be asked to pick a Sponsor.

  • Confirmed
  • A Practicing Catholic
  • If Married must be by the Catholic Church
  • Live in the area

What St. Ferdinand’s expects from a Sponsor.

  • Get together with the Candidate at least once a week.
  • Assist Sunday Mass at least once a month with Candidate.

Reports

All Candidates will write a Report on a Saint of their choice. This will be assigned during the summer break from Year I – Year II, and will be due on the first day of Year II.

  • Saint Biography
  • Impact on his/her community. (Why is he/she a Saint?)
  • Why was this Saint chosen?
  • How will you try to live as this Saint did?

If you need some assistance please stop by the Youth Ministry Office whenever possible. Or Call us at (818) 361-1814.

LIFE TEEN Mass / LIFE Nights

  • All Confirmation Candidates are required to attend mass on weekly basis.

- Year II, are REQUIRED to attend the LIFE TEEN Mass every Sunday (5:00pm)

- Year II, are REQUIRED to attend all LIFE Nights after Mass.

Quinceañera Requirements

It is with great joy that we welcome you and your family into our community.

Our Quinceañera ceremonies are held in groups of no more that 7 at 10:00 a.m. the second Saturday of the month. We do not celebrate individual Quinceañeras, nor do we schedule Quinceañeras for any other dates.

Please note: You must arrive 30 minutes prior to the ceremony.

There is a $350.00 ($100.00 deposit) donation for the ceremony: full payment is required 4 weeks prior to the event.

Requirements for Registration:

  •  A $100.00 deposit (non-refundable)
  • A COPY of your Baptism Certificate
  • A COPY of your First Communion Certificate
  • Registered and active in the Parish for a least a year.
  • A letter from the Director of Youth Ministry indicating the she is enrolled and participating in the High School Confirmation Program

HOW DO I REGISTER?

All Quinceañeras are to be registered at least 6 month before the anticipated date.

WHAT IS REQUIRED OF ME?

  • All Quinceañeras are required to be enrolled and participating in the High School Confirmation Program
  • Confessions are held every Saturday from 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. & from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Please make sure that you have gone to Confession the Saturday before the ceremony.

All the Court Participants and Sponsor should be able to receive Communion the day of the event.

Make sure you have a Bible, rosary, a bouquet of flowers and Sponsors.

You may take pictures and video discreetly during the ceremony without flash or light.

Quinceañera Information

 

Date of the Quinceañera: __________________________

Fecha de la Quinceañera

 

Quinceañera’s Name: ____________________________________________

Nombre de la Quinceañera

 

Father’s Name: _____________________________________________

Nombre del Padre

 

Mother’s Name: _________________________________________

Nombre de la Madre

 

Address/Domicilio: _____________________________________________________

City/Ciudad: _________________________   Zip Code/Código: ____________

 

Telephone/Teléfono: (      ) ______- __________

 

My Parish/Mi Parroquia:  St. Ferdinand         Envelope Number/Numero de Sobre: #_________

How many damas: _______                        How many chambelanes: _______

Cuantas damas                                              Cuantos chambelanes

 

How many sponsors: _____

Cuantos padrinos

 

Name of Sponsors: ________________________________________________________

Nombre de los padrinos

 

Sponsor’s phone number: (      ) ______- __________

Numero de telefono de los padrinos

Church of Baptism: ______________________________________

Iglesia donde fue bautizada

 

Date of your First Communion: ______________________

Fecha de Primera Comunion

 

What school do you attend?: __________________________________________

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