High School




Confirmation Retreat

Register for Confirmation Retreat

February 14th-16th

Fr. Bernard Youth Center

Cost: $125

Register Here



Catholic Youth Convention

January 25th- 26th, 2020

Lynnwood Convention Center

Calling all High School Students, this one and a half day archdiocesan-wide retreat will call you to discern God's purpose for your life, and act upon it boldly for the sake of Jesus. Featuring speakers from around the state and Archbishop Etienne. Join teenagers from around the state in Adoration, break out sessions, great bands, fellowship and more!

If you were unable to make Seeking El Dorado last year or this year, it is mandatory if you wish to be Confirmed this year.

Cost: to be paid to the archdiocese

• Youth before 1/13/20 = $65.00
• Youth on or after 1/13/20 = $80.00
• Youth Ministers/Adult Chaperones: FREE through Holy Redeemer parish, contact us to accomodate $40 registration.

Online registration with the archdiocese will close on 1/20/20 at 12:00 am. On-site and day-of registration will be available at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Registrations received before 1/13/20 will include a t-shirt.

Registration is two parts. There is a permission slip with Holy Redeemer, and a registration with the archdiocese. Please complete both below.

Part I:

Sign up with the parish here! 

Part II: 

Sign up with the archdiocese here!

High School Chaperones

We cannot attend CYC without adult witnesses!

Sign up to be a chaperone and driver at CYC. You must be safe environment trained to be a chaperone. If you wish to be a chaperone, the $40 cost is covered by the parish.

Sign up is two parts:

Part I: Sign up with the parish. Click here.

Part II: Register with the archdiocese. Contact Hannah at holyredeemervanc.org to get registered for the archdiocese and attend for FREE!

Sunday Night Formation

Our Sunday night formation for high school os BOTH for those who wish to be confirmed and those already confirmed!  With open enrollment through the year, it is never too late to join!  Confirmation preparation will be closing soon, so sign up right away if you are desiring to be confirmed Spring 2020!



Date Youth Details

Other Important Information


 October 27

  Large Group Gathering  Confirmation Parent/Sponsor Meeting
 November 10  Pick Your Night: Youth are invited to   choose between at least two different     topics/activities for the evening.  Look back   for details on choices.  
 November 17  Pick Your Night: Youth are invited to     choose between at least two different     topics/ activities for the evening. Look back   for details on choices.  
 December 1  Pick Your Night: Youth are invited to     choose between at least two different   topics/ activities for the evening. Look back   for details on the choice.  
 December 8  Confirmation Session in the Church

 Post Confirmation Small Group Check In

 Parents attend with Middle School   Confirmation Youth, High School does   not need a parent to attend.
 January 5

 Confirmation Session in the Church

 Post Confirmation Small Group Check-In 

 Parents attend with Middle School   Confirmation Youth, High School does   not need a parent to attend. 

If interested, to register, or for any other questions, please contact Peggy Glisson at peggyg@holyredeemervanc.org or (360) 885-7780.



Christmas Caroling Night

December 18th, 5:30- 8:00pm

We're going to rock around the Christmas tree-- and neighborhood that night! Spread some Christmas cheer, singing loud for all to hear. This event is open to middle and high school youth together. Snacks provided. Invite a friend!  RSVP HERE

March for Life


January 21st, 2020

Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, stand up for the sanctity of human life at every stage and age. Sign up with your family for Mass, the march, fellowship with fellow pro-lifers and more. Students 13 years and older do not need a chaperone. Cost is $20 for adults, $10 for under 18 and $50 price maximum for families.  Sign up here.

Note: if you are enrolled in Sunday faith formation classes, cost for you to attend is FREE.

Vocations Benefit Dinner

Columbia River Serra is hosting the 10th Annual Vocations Benefit Dinner on Saturday, February 25th at 6:30 PM in the Marian Hall at St. Josephs Catholic Church. The cost for Dinner is $12 (all high school youth are free). Proceeds for this event go to support Quo Vadis, a 3 day camp for young men to learn about the priesthood. YOU NEED A TICKET TO ATTEND. If you are interested in attending, contact Hannah at hannahb@holyredeemervanc.org.

Life is Christ

January 8th, 5:30- 8:00 pm

Game Night

High school students are welcomed to monthly nights of friendship and fellowship in the Annex. Join us this month for a battle of wits. Bring a favorite game or try some of ours! We'll be having dinner. Please indicate on the RSVP form comments section if you have any food allergies. Please RSVP no later than January 6th.

RSVP here.


Be a welcoming presence after Mass. I "do-nut" know of anyone better for the job than you! Check it out and sign up with the  Hospitality Schedule.


Safe Environment:

If you are (age 18+) volunteering for any of Holy Redeemer's faith formation programs and have direct contact with youth, it is Archdiocesan policy that you are Safe Environment compliant.  Please visit VirtusOnline.org to register for a Safe Environment Program class or to check on your status.  If you have any questions, please contact the Faith Formation office.