Confirmation at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
WHO? Youth entering the 9th grade are eligible to enroll in the first year of Confirmation.
WHAT? Confirmation is a two-year faith formation journey centered around small group discipleship led by adult catechists (volunteers) and peer leaders. Youth candidates commit to regular session attendance, a yearly retreat experience, service projects, and active participation in the Sunday liturgy (Mass).
WHEN? Sessions are held Sunday afternoons from 3:30pm-6:00pm, which includes Sunday Mass (beginning at 5:00pm) for youth and their families.
WHERE? Youth meet in Mulcahy Center on the OLA Church campus at 3175 Telegraph Rd. in Ventura, CA.
COST? The annual registration fee is $275 and includes the cost of yearly retreats.
Confirmation Information 2021-2022
**Confirmation sessions for Second Year candidates will begin September 12, 2021.**
**Confirmation sessions for First Year candidates will begin September 19, 2021.**
Sessions will be held in-person. A tentative list of dates follows (keep scrolling).
September 19– Confirmation Kick-Off
October 3 – Parents attend with teen
January 15 – Year 1 Retreat, Santa Barbara Youth Day 2022 @ Villanova H.S.
February 27 – Empowering the Children Presentation-Boundaries and Bullying
September 26 – Parents attend with teen
November 19-21 – Year 2 Retreat
December 5 – Sponsor attend with teens
February 6– Empowering the Children Presentation- Boundaries and Bullying
March 26 – Confirmation Interviews: 1-3 pm
April 30 – Year 2 Day Retreat with Sponsor: 9 am to 4 pm – Mulcahy Center
May TBA – Confirmation Day
Downloadable Forms and Schedules