QUINCEAÑERAS AT ST. LINUS

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

To begin, you and your parents will come to the parish office and fill out an application form. You must have received the Sacrament of Confirmation or be attending preparation classes. You will need to bring proof of this. The date will then be set.The priests and parish staff are ready to assist you in preparing for your Quinceañera Mass. This information is designed to help answer some of your questions as you get ready for your special day.

While not a sacrament, Quinceañeras will be discussed here.

Frequently Asked Questions
SCHEDULING:

Quinceañeras are scheduled through the Parish Office. Please call (562) 921-6649 for scheduling.

REGISTERED PARISHIONERS:

Families interested in a Quinceañera at St. Linus, must be registered parishioners

$500 (Inc. Coordinator)
$100 Deposit to reserve date

*Must fulfill all requirements
*Fees must be paid in full one month prior to the Mass celebration (no exceptions)

NON- REGISTERED:

Families not registered at St. Linus, or belong to a different church, requesting their Quinceañera at St. Linus, must secure a letter of permission from their pastor stating they are registered members of that parish and in good standing. (Please do not proceed with the rest of the steps until number 1 and 2 requirements have been met).

$700 (Inc. Coordinator)
$100 Deposit to reserve date

*Letter of Permission Required
*Must fulfill all requirements
*Fees must be paid in full one month prior to the Mass celebration (no exceptions)

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Quinceañeras must have received their sacrament of Confirmation or must be enrolled in Confirmation year 1 or 2. Parents should provide proof of this in the form of a letter from the Religious Education office from the parish where they are taking the program or have the Rel. Ed. office at St. Linus call us to confirm they are enrolled in our program.
  • Quinceañera will attend all scheduled Confirmation Classes & Life Teen Nights.
  • Court must attend 5 Life Teen Nights with proof of attendance from Confirmation Coordinator (those who attend must be in High School in grades 9-12).
  • If 5 Life Teen Nights are not met:
    Court member may attend a ½ day of prayer to be scheduled with the Confirmation Coordinator. 
  • Schedule a confession in the Parish office for the Quinceañera and her court (if applicable).
COORDINATOR:

The coordinator will conduct the rehearsal class and will be present to supervise the actual ceremony.

MUSIC COORDINATOR:

Contact the Parish Office (562) 921-6649. Music is an integral part of your ceremony, and it is expected that the parish musicians will be used. Discuss with the Parish Office any mariachis or family/friends you wish to have perform.

It is recommended that you contact the Parish Office no later than four months prior to your Quinceañera date to plan the music and discuss the fee(s).

Fees are as follow:

Pianist and Vocalist $200.00

Microphone set up for outside musicians $50.00.

REHEARSAL:

Everyone must attend the rehearsal and must be on time. Attendants must have natural color hair, no facial piercings, and no visible tattoos.

FLOWERS AND DECORATIONS:

Flowers and decorations for the church are your responsibility. If floral decorations are used on the pews, they must be secured by rubber bands or coated wire. No tacks, nails, staples, or tape of any kind may be used. Decorations to the pews must not block access to the aisles or pews themselves. 

Our liturgy team follows the church’s seasonal guidelines for the liturgical year, when decorating the church. Flowers, lighting, urns, banners and other materials are used at various times to enhance our celebrations. For this reason, you may not change or move around the décor within the church.

ATTENDANTS:

 The number of escorts is limited to 14 couples not including parents and one set of God Parents/Padrinos. All must attend the rehearsal.

CEREMONY:

Everyone involved in the ceremony must arrive 30-45 minutes before the scheduled time. The liturgy will begin promptly at your scheduled time.

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Phone & Email

562.921.6649
info@stlinus.org

Open Hours

M-TH: 9am – 6pm
F: 9am – 12pm
S-S: 9am – 2pm

Address

13915 SHOEMAKER AVENUE
NORWALK, CA 90650