3. The honoree must have been baptized in the Roman Catholic Church and must have received First Eucharist prior to the time of the ceremony. If the honoree has not received the Sacrament of Communion, she/he should be enrolled to prepare to receive the sacrament before the Quince Años ceremony. (Certificates must be provided.)
4. The honoree should be registered and attending 2 years of religious education classes prior to the Quince Años celebration. The young person should also be actively involved in the parish’s youth ministry program.
5. The honoree must attend and complete five (5) preparation sessions accompanied by her/his parents. The honoree must also attend a retreat. If circumstances prevent the young person from attending one of the sessions, she/he must attend the session(s) missed with the next group. The honoree must also attend a spiritual retreat.
6. As Christians we are called to serve others, the honoree is encouraged to participate in at least three service projects organized by the youth ministry program between the beginning of her/his preparation and the Quince Años ceremony.