St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

Jr/Sr High Classes


Session Dates

Service Projects

Level 9 Retreats

Level 10 Retreats

Confirmation Information




 The mission of the Junior/Senior High Faith Formation Program is to assist the teens of St. Vincent de Paul in exploring their faith and inspiring them to become committed Catholic Christians who practice gospel values in their daily lives. 

The Faith Formation classes for Levels 7-10 meet on Sunday evenings.   Two sessions are offered: 5 - 6:30 PM, and  7 - 8:30 PM.

Areas Stressed:

Level 7

  • Salvation History
  • Sacraments
  • Creed

Level 9

  • Morality
  • Confirmation Preperation

Level 8

  • The Mass
  • Sacraments
  • Beatitudes
  • Prayers
  • Theology of the Body

Level 10

  • Review of previous levels
  • Grace & Sin
  • Salvation
  • Spirituality
  • Confirmation preparation


2014-2015 Session Dates:


Fall Session Dates:
September 28
October 5, 12, 26
November 2, 9, 16, 23


Winter Session Dates:
January  11, 25
February 1, 22
March 1, 8, 15, 22
April 12
Printable Schedules

Service Project Schedule 

Service Project Procedure

Service Project Consent Form

Service Project Verification Form

Level 7
Level 8
Level 9
Level 10



Level 9 Retreats

Sunday, October 26th
4:30 - 8:30 PM

Regan Hall

All L9 classes from the 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm sessions should attend. This is the only Level 9 retreat offered this year.   This retreat is mandatory.  Registration materials and more information regarding this retreat will be mailed to all L9 students  in the upcoming weeks. If you have a conflict with this time, please contact Nichole Chang at or  763-425-2210 ext. 436 to discuss a makeup option.

Retreat Handout 1
Retreat Handout 2



Level 10 Retreats

Level 10 Retreats for 2014 - 2015

L10 Confirmation Retreat with your  Sponsor:
Sunday, November 2nd
11:00 AM -2:30 PM

The Retreat will begin with Mass  at 11:00 AM.  Please check in for attendance prior to Mass in the gathering space by 10:50 AM.  Lunch will be served after Mass in the Gym.  All L10 students will receive information regarding  registration for the Confirmation Sponsor Retreat  in October.

Registration Form

Confirmation Weekend Retreats:

Every L10 Confirmation student must attend a weekend retreat.  Registration materials and details regarding the retreat will be mailed home to all L10 students in October.  

If the following dates do not work for your family, you may attend the other retreat date if a spot is available. We have a limited number of spots for switching. This is done on a first come basis. Please contact Nichole Chang at   Please see below for the only Retreat make-up option.

November 21-23 , 2014
Students in: Cavins, Gewedik, Bender, Brink, Sampica, and Kielty’s classes should attend. No Sunday evening class for the classes on retreat.
November Retreat Form (coming soon)

 January 9 -11, 2015
Students in: Ahlers, Hadzima, Keran, Murphy, and Larson should attend.
No Sunday evening class for the  classes on retreat.         
January Retreat Form (coming soon)

Both retreats will begin at St. Vincent de Paul at 6:00 PM.  Confirmation Candidates will be bused over to the Dunrovin Retreat Center.  They will be bused back to St. Vincent de Paul on Sunday for pick up around 12:30pm.  

Dunrovin Retreat Center
15525 St. Croix Trail North
Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047


Confirmation Retreat Code of Conduct

Confirmation Retreat Make up option:
If your child is not able to attend the November or January retreat offered by St. Vincent de Paul, you may make this retreat up by attending a Confirmation Retreat at the NET center in St. Paul. You will be responsible for registering and providing transportation to and from the retreat.  Please inform Nichole Chang by email that you will be attending a NET retreat:   The NET center will email Nichole once your child attends the retreat.  The NET center offers many options for weekend retreats.  You must attend the weekend retreat prior to Confirmation on May 9, 2015, there are no exceptions.  Please see NET’s website for their Confirmation retreat calendar as well as for registration.


Confirmation Information

Confirmation Send-off Masses
 at St. Vincent de Paul:
April 19th  9:00 AM and 11:00 AM Masses

2015 Confirmation Date:
 Saturday, May 09, 10:00 AM
 Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis