High School Religious Education/Confirmation
All students (Public, St. Joseph's Catholic Academy & Homeschool) in grades 9-11 MUST register for CCD each year regardless of where they receive their weekly religious instruction. Please note that ONLY public school students attend regular weekly morning Sunday CCD classes at OLVCS or the church. HOWEVER, FOUR special Confirmation session dates are required for ALL 11th grade students. The first one takes place Sept. 11th @ 1:15pm in the church. Please see below in the 11th grade dropdown box. All groups registering helps our program coordinators keep track of ongoing yearly mandatory requirements for students preparing to receive the sacrament of Confirmation. Please see the dropdown boxes below for grade level Confirmation preparation requirements for all student in grades 9-11 (Public, St. Joseph's Catholic Academy & Homeschool) that are in addition to the religious education received at St. Joseph's Catholic Academy, homeschool & CCD.
Various programs from Ascension Press are used in 9th grade CCD Classes every Sunday from 10:30am-11:20am. They deal with Searching for God in Daily Living, Teen Bible study by Mark Hart ("This is not your Grandma's bible study."), Saint Studies & Catholic Social Teaching (God's creation, Dignity of Human Life, Environmental Stewardship, Poverty & Dignity of Work & Family Issues. Pure Faith by Jason Evert, is given to the students at the end of the year as a gift. It is a prayer guide written just for teens, to help deepen their interior life so that they can encounter God on a daily basis. It contains prayers for every occasion, prayers before and after Mass and Confession, prayers to various saints, and a wealth of advice on how young people can develop a rich prayer life.
Ascension Press also publishes our 10th grade CCD textbook: YOU. Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body by Brian Butler, Jason Evert, and Crystalina Evert. Theology of the Body curriculum for teens helps them discover God's plan for love and their life. John Paul II's landmark teaching engages teens minds and hearts. The curriculum is both catechetical and evangelistic. This program is presented to our 10th grade CCD Students each Sunday from 10:30am-11:20am
9th & 10th Grade Confirmation Preparation
9th & 10th grade contact; Anne Bord: firstname.lastname@example.org
11th Grade Confirmation Preparation
Eleventh grade students CCD students will meet with Deacon David Lapinski, according to his schedule for two Sundays each month, (1:30pm-3:00m at the Activity Center or Church). ALL Eleventh grade students (SCAHS, St. Joseph's Catholic Academy & Homeschool students) are required to complete the following Confirmation program requirements below.
11th grade contact; Deacon David Lapinski: email@example.com
Confirmation Service Hours Form - 25 hrs/yr are required
Confirmation Sponsor Form
Confirmation Sponsor Certificate Form
Come and see Chastity Speaker Jason Evert speak at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church on February 5, 2023 from 6:00-8:00pm! It is an exciting event that will renew your faith in true authentic love and know how to find it. We are so blessed to have Jason share his wealth of knowledge and experiences with us!