• Confirmation Program Details

    Under the Los Angeles Archdiocesan Requirements

    Class Session

    Faith Preparation: 2 Years (September-May)

    Age: High School - 9th through 12th Grade

    Mandatory Program Requirements

    • Class Sessions (Sunday Evenings)
    • Life Nights (Sunday Evenings at 5pm-8pm *includes dinner)
    • Family Night in October
    • Teen and Sponsor Night in February
    • 1 Outreach Day
    • Year 1 Day Retreat and Year 2 Weekend Retreat
    • Year 2 Saint Report, Confirmation Rehearsal and Confirmation Ceremony



    • Confirmation Sponsor
    • 14 Service Hours (Corporal Works of Mercy)
      • 7 Hours to St. Mel Community
      • 7 Hours to Community of Choice

    The Parent’s Role – growing together in faith, attending parent meetings and participating in the journey
    The Sponsor’s Role – sharing in faith, attending meetings with his/her candidate and completing the Sponsor Interview


    Confirmation Ceremony: Sponsor, Saint Name & Ceremony Rehearsal

    Confirmation Ceremony Date: Late April – Mid May 2019

    *Once the date and time is confirmed by the Archdiocese, families will be notified ASAP



    Rev. Stephen Davoren - Pastor

    Diana Torrefranca - Director of Youth Ministry and Confirmation

    Phone: (818) 340-6020 Extension 1015 Email: dtorrefranca@stmel.org

    St. Mel Parish 20870 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364