Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Timothy 4:12


What is a quinceañera?

The Quince Años celebration is a renewal of baptismal promises
and a moment of giving thanks to God for the gift of life, family, and community.

Α Preparation for this celebration is best understood as a time of evangelization for the whole family to form and/or renew friendships between parents and youth, to experience a deeper participation
in the life of the community.

The bishops on their website present a list of questions and answers about the quinceanera celebration that are worth reading.

Active members of the family of God

Because the candidate for a Quince Años celebration is presented in the church by their family, there must be a special emphasis placed on the awareness that the young person become an active member of the family of God and a witness to the life and values of the Catholic faith.


Get to know the parish guidelines for celebrating quinceañeras