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Looking for information regarding Faith Formation classes or Confirmation - check your grade level below.

Looking for Youth Ministry specific information go to the Youth Ministry page

Senior specific information can be found below.

Grade 9 & 10

Forms needed for Confirmation preparation:

Confirmation Sponsor Form

9th & 10th Grade OLIH-Greater Des Moines Service Form

9th Grade Family Service Form

Not sure what to do for Service? Here's a list of current opportunities in our parish and surrounding area: Current service project opportunties

Questions or forms can be sent to Tom Primmer

Grades 11 & 12

Grades 11-12 Not sure what to do for Service/Silver Cord? Here's a list of current opportunities in our parish and surrounding area: Current Service List

Questions or forms can be sent to Tom Primmer

Senior Mass/Breakfast/Baccalaureate

Senior Mass and Senior Breakfast On Sunday May 6, 2018 all graduating seniors and their families are invited to attend the 8:30am Mass in their honor, followed by a wonderful breakfast and awards program in the Multi-Purpose Room. Baccalaureate/Senior Blessing

Baccalaureate (also known as the Senior Blessing Service) will be held TBD
This service is an ecumenical service that invites all seniors and their families from our Ankeny Community Churches and Congregations to worship, celebrate, and challenge our young people who are about to take the next step in their journey as young adults and disciples. Please come celebrate with us and enjoy a beautiful worship service. Scholarships

Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarships that parish high school seniors may apply for.  Information on these scholarships will be made available here in March of 2017

Senior students are invited to apply for the following scholarships.  All scholarships will be awarded at the OLIH Senior Breakfast on May 7, 2017.

All Applications are due by April 6.  Applications turned in late will not be considered. 

**Susan C. Roupe Religious Education Scholarship**
Two $750 scholarships will be awarded annually to two seniors of the parish who have faithfully attended and contributed to the Religious Education classes through Grade 12. Download the Scholarship Application

**Betty Purdy Memorial Scholarship**
One $750 scholarship will be awarded to one senior of the parish who has faithfully attended and contributed to the Faith Formation classes through grade 12.     Download the Scholarship Application

**The Beth Meston Memorial Youth Ministry Scholarship**
One $500 scholarship will be awarded to one senior who has faithfully attended and contributed to the Faith Formation classes through 12th grade.   Download the Beth Meston Memorial Scholarship Application

**Kay Boesen Memorial Youth Ministry Scholarship**
One $500 scholarship in the memory of Lavina 'Kay' Boesen  has been set up to honor a senior of OLIH, who has spread the light of Christ to those around them and plan to continue their education and faithful life. To qualify for this scholarship YOU must possess the following qualities: Be an active member of OLIH; Be active in Youth Ministry at OLIH; Show leadership in Youth Ministry and the community; Have a GPA of 3.0 or above; Be a senior who is planning on continuing their education and has been accepted at an institution of higher learning. Be involved within the community and a positive role model.An essay and interview is also required.   Download Kay Boesen Scholarship Application

**The Youth Ministry Light & Leadership Award**
A special gift and honor is given to a graduating senior who has distinguished themselves as a LIGHT to others and has been a LEADER in Youth Ministry. There is no application process for this award, rather this person is selected and will be honored by the Director of Youth Ministry at the Senior Breakfast.