Our faithful teens!

Please pray for our 24 high school students who will be confirmed on May 28 – and for their sponsors, families, catechists and volunteers who are helping them grow in their Catholic faith and their relationship with God.

Questions: Contact Theresa Lewis at 515-288-7411 ext 206, or their catechist Catherine Swoboda.

May 7: Retreat

Confirmation retreat for all students and sponsors

  • Sunday, May 7 – time to be announced later
  • at the Diocesan Pastoral Center

All confirmation students and their sponsors are expected to attend. If a sponsor is unable to come, we ask that a parent or other adult attend in their place.

Through special activities, together we’ll share, serve and support each other on this faith journey.

May 26: Rehearsal

All students plus sponsor or parent should attend

  • In St. Ambrose Cathedral
  • Friday evening – Time to be determined

May 28: Confirmation

A morning of joy

Please arrive early.

10 AM – Bishop Joensen meets with our students and sponsors

11 AM Mass:  Confirmation takes place within this Mass

Where to find us

St. Ambrose Cathedral

607 High St, Des Moines, IA 50309

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