San Rafael Youth Ministry
middle school & high school
"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you,
and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria,
and to the ends of the earth." – Acts 1:8
BELONG. BE LOVED. GROW.
Welcome to High School Confirmation at San Rafael Parish!
It is great to be back in person with our youth! While the previous year presented challenges, it also opened our eyes to new ways we can evangelize and form our young church. Both students & parents benefited through online lessons they completed together --- not only did each grow in faith, but lessons helped to foster a deeper relationship between parent & child. Due to the great feedback, this is one aspect of formation we cannot afford to change. We will continue online lessons with youth & parents, and youth will meet weekly in person for peer Discipleship Groups.
Our team has spent a good part of the summer planning & preparing the best experience possible for you & your family. We are very excited and eager to dive into this year with you!
WHAT ARE D-GROUPS?
Do you want a solid group of friends to grow in your faith with?
Discipleship Groups (D-Groups) consist of 5-7 guys or girls of the same age who meet weekly (on Zoom) to discuss life, grow in their faith and seek support for the trials and joy of life together.
Led by an adult volunteer mentor, these fellowship and formation groups are the foundation of our ministry and a huge advantage for youth who want to grow in their faith and make life-long friends in the process!
Confirmation students will be placed in a D-Group. During registration, you will be given the opportunity to submit 3-5 names of friends you'd like to be with. You may also request a leader. Although we cannot guarantee placement, we will do our best to honor your requests.
Parent & Student Orientation - Sunday, September 19. 6:30PM - 7:30PM in Parish Hall
First Class: Sunday, September 26. 6:30PM - 7:45PM in Parish Hall
Thank you for your dedication to your child's faith formation.