High School Confirmation

Welcome to the High School Confirmation at St. Anastasia

Confirmation Coordinator: Michael Gasparro

Email: ConfirmationSaintA@gmail.com

Office/Text number: 424-625-8914

Parish Office: 310-670-2243

New/1st time registrations: Welcome! Here are some things you need to get started…

  1. To register for Year 1 Confirmation please CLICK HERE!
  2. Save the dates of Confirmation Sessions (Sunday’s at 8:45 am, Monthly)

 

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Program overview:

  • Confirmation candidates meet approximately once a month on Sunday – see dates below…
  • Confirmation sessions start at 8:45 am in the Parish Hall and end with group attendance at 10:30 am Mass

 

Service Project – All candidates are asked to complete 1 service project:

  • During Year 1 and Year 2
  • For online service project form click here
  • Forms Due at end of each year

 

Retreats

  • Year 1 Candidates attend a 1 day retreat – more information will be provided at the start of the program
  • Year 2 Candidates attend a weekend retreat – more information will be provided at the start of program

 

Sponsors – Year 1 candidates select a sponsor by December and Sponsors submit Sponsor form by December 3, 2017.

  • For online Sponsor form click here

 

  • The requirements of the Catholic Church say that a sponsor:
    • may be either a man or a woman. (Sponsors do not have to be the same gender as the candidate.)
    • must be a fully initiated Roman Catholic  (Baptized, Confirmed and has received First Communion.)
    • is a person who regularly comes to Sunday Mass and celebrates the sacraments.
    • must be at least 16 years old.
    • may not be the parent of the candidate

 

Saint Name Form – All Year 2 Candidates must select a Confirmation Saint Name by March 1st.

  • For online Saint Name form click here
  • Saint name overview/how to, click here (coming soon)

 

Absences – Candidates are allowed 2 excused absences.

  • All absences must be made up via online confirmation lesson materials. More details will be provided.

 

Year 1 Schedule for 2017-2018*

DOWNLOAD PDF: Year 1 CONF 2017_2018 CALENDAR CLICK HERE

  • September 10 – Kick Off Event: Life Is Choices  (8:45 am-1:00 pm Will provide donuts in morning, and other snacks included)
  • October 1– What’s holding you back?
  • October 29– Teaching Touching Safety: Required Instruction
  • November 5 – The Jesus Question
  • November 18 – Year 1 Retreat Day (full day, required event)
  • December 3 – Prayer
  • January 7 – The Bible (with sponsors + Rite of Promise
  • February 11 – The Church
  • March 4 – The Eucharist
  • March 15 – R.E. Congress Youth Day in Anaheim (Youth Day is a full-day Special Event and is not mandatory)
  • April 8 – More than meets the eye
  • April 15 – The Culture Project: Sexual Integrity
  • April 29 – Our Father’s Plan (With parent + Rite of Renewal)

 

Year 2 Schedule 2017-2018*

DOWNLOAD PDF: Year 2 2017_2018 CALENDAR CLICK HERE

  • September 24 – Kick Off Event: Mystery Revealed (4:30-7:30 PM)
  • October 15 – What is our response?
  • October 29 – Teaching Touching Safety: Required Instruction
  • November 19 – The “Why’s” behind the “What’s”
  • December 10 – Baptism, your initiation into God’s family
  • January 21 – Who is the Holy Spirit? (With Sponsors + Rite of Blessing)
  • TBD – Year 2 Retreat Weekend
  • February 25 – Vocational Discernment
  • March 15 – R.E. Congress Youth Day in Anaheim (Youth Day is a full-day Special Event and is not mandatory)
  • March 18 – Marriage, a sign of God’s love
  • April 15 – The Culture Project: Sexual Integrity
  • April 22 – Gifts for the Journey
  • May 6 – Sealed and Sent in Confirmation
  • Year 2 Rite of Confirmation Liturgy and Rehearsal Date TBD