Church of the Resurrection
Quinceañera Mass Guidelines
1. Quinceañera Masses are available to registered parishioners at Resurrection only with a minimum of six months of active participation.
2. You may call and ask if a date is available over the phone; however, a verbal request is not valid you must come into the office and reserve the date in person with the following requirements. NO EXCEPTIONS!
3. The Parish requires six (6) months' notice prior to an individual quinceañera Mass.
4. The young lady or young man must attend Faith Formation/RCIA six months prior and currently enrolled in and up until the date of the ceremony (this is a MUST!)
- The calendar will be given to participants for Mass attendance.
- Must provide Baptism and First Communion certificate.
- Confirmation certificate, or be enrolled in a Confirmation program.
- Current receipt or letter of enrollment for Faith Formation.
5. Quinceañeras will not be celebrated during Advent or Lent.
6. A nonrefundable registration fee of $150.00 will be expected when the date is scheduled, along with documentation for the four stated above. The $500.00 fee is to be paid in full 30 days prior to the quinceañera Mass. Nonpayment will result in an automatic cancellation.
7. You may make partial payments until the balance is paid in full.
8. DRES'S CODE:
- Photographers, guests, and ESPECIALLY those in the Quinceañera court should be dressed appropriately for Mass.
- No spaghetti straps, unless shoulders are covered by a jacket or shawl
- No short skirts (no shorter than 3 inches above the knee)
- No low-cut dresses that allow cleavage exposed
- No shorts
- No skin-tight pants like exercise pants
- No one is permitted to use the altar as a walkway. This is a sacred space reserved for the priest.
- Photographers are not allowed on the altar to take pictures
- Decorations for the Church, pews must NOT be glued, stapled, or taped.
- For safety reasons please restraint from using rice, confetti, rose petals, or any other celebration articles.
Musicians with knowledge of liturgically correct music must be approved by the pastor. The Church has an approved list of musicians.