Vision Statement

Believing that by our own Baptism and Confirmation we are commissioned to be the loving presence of God on earth, Youth Ministry at St. Linus Church is committed to:

Leading teens to finding and developing their spiritual gifts

Providing opportunities to aid in the spiritual, intellectual and psycho-social growth and development of youth

Fostering the gifts and dignity of each young person

Nurturing Youth in knowledge and love of the Catholic faith

Providing an environment to explore prayer, worship and scripture study

Encouraging healthy self-esteem

Advocating love, peace and justice as the Catholic Christian way of life

Guiding responsible decision-making in ethical and lifestyle choices

Advocating for Youth in our parish

Calling forth the gifts and talents of Youth

Inviting Youth to be of service to their Church and their community

Walking with Youth on this journey of faith

A Comprehensive Youth Ministry and Confirmation Process begins with a team of adults, young adults and youth formed ministry. The components utilized are:

Catechesis, Advocacy, Worship, Guidance and Counseling, Justice and Service, Community, and Enablement.


Required Activities

Activities include, but are not limited to:

Bible Study

Liturgy Planning and Mass Participation

Prayer Workshops, Faith Sharing, Leadership Training

Yearly Retreats

Service Projects involving parish and civic communities

Social Activities

Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation

Discussion Sessions on Current Topics

Activities are required for Youth preparing for Confirmation, but are open to all Youth.


Mission Statement

Ministry is done by a team of adults and young adults who possess a mature Catholic faith and who have committed themselves to helping teens discover the presence of God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We are called to initiate, teach, nurture, and support the gospel of Jesus according to the framework of the Catholic youth ministry, Renewing the Vision. We endeavor to empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in the world today, to draw Youth to responsible participation in the life, mission and work of the Catholic Church, and to foster the total personal and spiritual growth of the young people in our faith community.


Youth Ministry Goals

Youth Ministry seeks to draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission and work of the faith community

Youth Ministry works to foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person

Youth Ministry empowers young people to transform the world as disciples of Jesus Christ by living and working for justice and peace


 

IMPORTANT DATES

CLASS DATES / LIFE NIGHT SUNDAYS

Please check back for the 2019-2020 Class & Life Night Dates


Meetings/Gatherings

The 5:00 pm Mass on Sundays is always the Youth Mass. However, the schedule for all other meetings and gatherings varies so please call the Youth Room,

(562) 455.4680 or email: linusconfirmation@gmail.com

Fees:

Year 1 – $295 (includes fee for required weekend retreat, Date to be determined)
Year 2 – $295 (includes fee for required weekend retreat, Date to be determined)
$50 deposit due at Registration; balance to be paid in full by: 

Dates:

Parent Orientation Meeting – Please check back for date and time
Classes – Please check back for date and time

Requirements:

Must attend Mass weekly (5:00 PM Sunday preferred)
Must attend Life Nights (full schedule will be provided)
Students must complete at least 20 hours of service at Parish.
Parents must assist with at least one Parish service project.

For questions: 
Contact AC at 562.455.4680 or linusconfirmation@gmail.com

Confirmation Office Hours:

Sunday 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM

Monday 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM


2019/2020 Confirmation Registration Begins on July 1, 2019

You may download this year’s Confirmation Application and return it to the Parish Office

DOWNLOAD THE CONFIRMATION APPLICATION

19-20 Confirmation Registration Form

“Maybe you think you know Jesus, maybe you think you know everything that he’s capable of doing, I promise you, you don’t. He surprised me, a 31 year old man. He surprises me all the time. I hope you give us a chance, I hope you give Jesus a chance.”  – AC- Anthony Cerna