High School Youth Ministry






Don Bosco Day 2017

Don Bosco Permission Slip


SHINE Catholic Workcamp

Catholic Heart Workcamp


High School Policy in Preparation for Confirmation


The following are High School requirements that begin when you enter 9th grade

in preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation when you begin your 11th grade year.


Psychological maturity

Depth of Faith

Commitment to Christ and faith-community

Knowledge/Understanding of the teachings of the Church


Adult Membership requires:

Registration as a member of the Parish

Regular attendance at weekend Mass

Service to the parish community

Responsible financial support as one is able


Stages of Preparation: ( Grades 9 & 10)

  • Attend 3 Teen Program sponsored meetings and service projects,

 in each of grades 9 & 10.

 Attend at least one of the following in either Grade 9 or Grade 10:

            Don Bosco Day or Wisconsin Youth Rally.

 Attend weekend Mass regularly.


Immediate Preparation: (Grade 11)

  • Register as adult member of St Gregory the Great Parish
  • Attend weekend Mass regularly
  • Attend Confirmation preparation classes (includes Advent and Lent events in parish)
  • Contribute financially to the church as one is able
  • Complete written reflection on one’s growth in faith
  • Attend Confirmation Retreat*
  • Participate in service activities

 Final stages of Preparation:

  • Letter to the Pastor requesting to be confirmed
  • Interview with a member of the parish
  • Letter to the Archbishop / Bishop asking to be confirmed by him
  • Attendance at Rehearsal and Celebration


Juniors should fulfill all their requirements by March 1 of the year they want to be confirmed.

*Confirmation Retreat is required by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in order to be confirmed. Retreat dates vary from year to year.


For more information, contact Gail DeFrancisco at 414-543-8292 ext. 238,



To view the calendar for our new Youth Ministry "Ignite" events, click on the link below

"Ignite" Calendar 2017-2018