Quinceañera (sometimes also called Fiesta Quinceañera or simply quinces) is the celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday in parts of Latin America and elsewhere in communities of immigrants from Latin America. This birthday is celebrated differently from any other birthday as it marks the transition from childhood to young womanhood. The celebration, however, varies significantly across countries with celebrations in some countries taking on, for example, more religious overtones than in others.

At St Julie’s, we welcome and embrace strong cultural traditions and believe they should be placed appropriately into the faith life of the teen. As such, we place emphasis on cultivating discipleship through ministry and active participation in the church.

The requirements for celebrating the Quinceañera at St Julie’s include:

  • The girl must have already celebrated her sacraments of Confirmation and Holy Eucharist or be in the process of preparing for the sacraments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can we pick the date and time?
A. Yes, pending availability of the church and priest.
Q. Are these private or group celebrations?
A. Quinceañeras are always a private Mass.


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