Rite of Christian Initiation Of Children

(Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist for children )


How to register your child for full initiation into the Catholic Church -(Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist)


Full Initiation preparation for un-baptized children and children baptized in other Christian faiths who are "at the age of reason" and older. These children and their families journey through a special period of Inquiry. Catechumenate, and Mystagogy. When ready, they will be initiated into the Catholic Family.  

  1. Pick up the registration packet for JOY from the office.
  2. Complete all the forms,, make a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate, and payment of program costs. 
  3. Return the packet.

Please call ahead to be sure someone is available to take your registration.  See below contact numbers. 

Some Requirements:

A copy of the child’s Baptism certificate is required at the time of registration.

One year of religious education formation is required before your child can be included in the sacrament preparation process.  The JOY program satisfies this requirement. It is also required during the year that your child is preparing for sacraments.

For more information please contact Lerma Simpson, Sacrament Coordinator, at 408.223.1770 x 310 or Lisa Nakamura at 408-223-1770 x316.