Confirmation Preparation

Welcome to 9th grade Confirmation preparation (known as C1) 

and 10th grade Confirmation (known as C2).

Nicole Parker, Coordinator /  515-313-3014


Upcoming dates and sessions


Sunday, April 28 - Last Confirmation Session, 11:00am - 12:30pm,     9th Grade: Lesson 12     10th Grade: Lesson 24  Please have sponsors attend with 10th graders if able.

Saturday, May 4 - Confirmation Liturgy Rehearsal Dinner after 5:00pm Mass — for Sponsors, 10th graders & Small Group Leaders only. 


Sunday, May 5: Confirmation Liturgy at St Mary, 2:00pm.

A professional photographer will be present and forms will be available for parents to order pictures. Volunteers are still needed for this Liturgy: Ushers/Greeters and Singers.


S.T.O.R.M. 7th-12th graders! Who wants to hang out with friends and play video games, bowl and play laser tag all night? If this sounds like fun then join us for a Lock-in at Perfect Games in Ames. Details: Parents will drop their teens off at Perfect Games at 11:50pm on Friday, May 3 and everyone will need to be picked up Saturday, May 4 at 4:00am from Perfect Games. Hey Parents- I know it's a wacky time but try to arrange with a friend for drop off and pick up duties! There will be hours of UNLIMITED video games, laser tag and fun! Pizza and pop will be served as well. Cost: $35 Bring a friend! Permission slips located in the vestibule at St Mary. You may place completed forms and checks (made payable to St Mary-Holy Cross - memo line LOCK-IN) in the bin labeled "7th-12th grade Perfect Games Lock-in". Deadline to register is Sunday, March 28! Adult chaperones will be needed in order to make this happen! Let us know if you would like to help out! Questions call/text Melissa, 515-290-2830 or Andrea, 515-240-5059. 

Steubenville 2019

It’s time to sign up for this retreat which will be held on July 26-28 in St. Paul, MN. The cost this year is $307, which includes six meals, two T-shirt’s, transportation, housing and retreat fee. On the table near the cry room you will find an information flier and a registration form. To sign up to attend, please attach a $50 nonrefundable deposit to that form and place it in the box on that table or in the collection basket at Mass. For questions please contact Andrea Fisher, 515-240-5059 /



Start thinking about the best week of your summer and register for Catholic Youth Camp! This is for anyone in 3rd grade to High School Seniors! Come and enjoy a week of adventuring in the outdoors while you grown in faith and friendship. Register NOW! More Information and registration at *Financial aid is available.* Here’s a link to a YouTube promotional video: com/ watch?v=xKBbBfKZEh0. 

Our parish pays $100 towards the fee of each child of the parish who attends CYC!