Calendar for Confirmation

Confirmation Classes

Come to the Mercy College classrooms at 9:30 on these Sundays:

April 14: Class

April 21: Confirmation Retreat (see below)

May 5: Class

May 19: End of Year Celebration, 9:30am at the Pastoral Center


Confirmation Retreat

Sunday afternoon, April 21 at 12pm-5pm at the Pastoral Center across the street from the church.

It’s required that all students attend – and a Confirmation Sponsor or parent must participate with each student.


Reconciliation (Confession)

In April or early May, before you are confirmed

Please go to Confession in during general confession times  or contact the parish office at 515-288-7411 to schedule a special date & time for confession.


Rehearse for Confirmation Mass

Saturday morning, May 11 at 10:00 AM in the church

Please be sure a Confirmation Sponsor or parent participates with the student.

This will last about 2 hours.


Confirmation Mass

Sunday, May 12 during 11:00 Mass              

Come to the church at 9:45 AM for photos, along with your Confirmation sponsor or a parent.

A pew will be saved for your family.


May 19   End of Year Celebration at 9:30am in the Pastoral Center

Where to find us

St. Ambrose Cathedral

607 High St, Des Moines, IA 50309

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