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2018 Confirmation Candidates

Please pray for our Confirmation Candidates

Tyran Pebria


"My name is Tyran Pebria. Confirmation to me is deepening my knowledge of God and also enhancing my faith in God. Confirmation allows me to draw closer and have an understanding of who God is as our father and who Jesus is as God's Son.  The Holy Spirit that lives in me allows me to freely live and speak the gospel message of Jesus Christ.  Confirmation truly allows me to be a child of God.  Confirmation is a sacrament that truly helps me to be a good evangelizer."

Liana Nagamine


Aloha, my name is Liana Nagamine, and I will receive the sacrament of Confirmation before the Bishop in May. To me, this sacrament confirms my faith in the Catholic Church and it also brings me closer to God. In this short period of time, I fee like I've gotten closer to God than I have ever been in my whole life. I've also been able to learn a lot about myself through Christ. I ask that you continue to pray for me as I continue to follow God." 

Carlos Bulan

Confirmation Name: St. Valentine

"My name is Carlos Bulan.  When I first started my Confirmation classes, I came thinking it was just another class. I never understood what it was all about until I made my retreat. I learned that Confirmation isn't just a promise to keep you faith in Christ but if means to progress further by helping others.  It's not just about me but what I do should benefit others.  Please pray for me."

Ronnie Sunio

Confirmation Name: St. Sebastian

"My name is Ronnie Sunio. I am 16 years old and attend Hawaii Tech Academy.  Confirmation means to me . . .  a new journey with God. I will help, not only myself but, others to be close with God also. Please pray for me. Thank you."

Jeremy Salvido

Confirmation Name: St. Jude Thaddeus

"My name is Jeremey Salvido and I'm a Sophomore at James Campbell High School.  I am also in Confirmation II. Confirmation means that I will help others be close to God. I would like to ask you to pray for me to help me throughout my Confirmation journey."

Reynaldo Narvarte

Confirmation Name: St. Therese of Lisieux

"My name is Reynaldo Narvarte and I am currently a junior at James Campbell High School.  Throughout my years at high school so far, I have been through many Confirmation classes and it has meant a lot to me.  Confirmation has taught me many things especially in my own religion.  I have also grown closer to God and became more knowledgeable about my faith.  This has led me to become a better person as I look up to many of my teachers.  Please pray for me."

Ileana Prado-Domingo

Confirmation Name: St. Phillip Neri

"My name is Ileana Prado-Domingo.  I am sixteen years old. I go to James Campbell High School.  Confirmation means being officially accepted into the Church and to be able to share God with others.  I ask for your prayers as I continue my journey toward the Sacrament of Confirmation." 

Cathlyn Osorio

Confirmation Name: St. Joan of Arc

"Hi Everyone. My name is Cathlyn Osorio and I'm Sophomore at Campbell High School.  Being in Confirmation has really opened my eyes and has changed the way I view things. It's helped me grow into the person that I am today.  To me, being confirmed means to be devoted to growing and learning in our faith journey.  After Confirmation, I want to see an even bigger change in my mind and heart to start serving my community even more than I do now. Please pray for me." 

Joshua Salvido

Confirmation Name: St. Paul

"Hi, my name is Joshua Salvido.  I am 17 years old and attend James Campbell High School.  To me, Confirmation means that I have a closer connection to God, and I can also bring others closer to God.  With Confirmation, I am able to better myself in the eyes of our Holy Father.  I am happy that I am able to take another step on this holy journey.  I am grateful to God in my life.  I humbly ask of the members in our congregation to please pray for me as I continue on my journey of Confirmation."  

Zavius Cadelinia

Confirmation Name: St. Michael

"My name is Zavius Cadelinia. I attend James Campbell High School and am 17 years old. What Confirmation means to me is that it brings me closer to God and having a stronger connection with Him. With this sacred Sacrament, I fully accept my faith with God and fully accept God to guide me through my journey in life. I please ask you to pray for me."

Brittney Pualani Malunao Barretto Elvenia

Confirmation Name: St. Theresa of Avila

"Hi, my name is Brittney Pualani Malunao Barretto Elvenia and I'm currently a junior at James Campbell High School. According to the dictionary, Confirmation in the Christian Church means the Rite at which a baptized person affirms Christian belief and is admitted as a full member of the Church.  But, through my eyes, Confirmation is much more than it seems. It's a spiritual journey in which there will be struggles, hardships, and doubts about our Catholic Church. It's an emotional process where joyful or guilty tears are shed; it's a whole new experience in which God shows you guidance to worship, to bow down, to be a humble servant. Confirmation is not just a class; rather a process that every teen will go through to truly learn what it means to officially be, and forever will be a Catholic."

Demylene Barit

Confirmation Name: St. Katharine Drexel

"My name is Demylene Barit. I am currently a Junior attending James Campbell High School. I feel like Confirmation is a process of being confirmed and accepted by God. It's what guides me and my faith journey. By going through multiple obstacles, it becomes a part of me and deepens my relationship with God. Despite sometimes falling out of my faith, confirmation welcomes me back to God. It reminds me of the wonders it has given me and I'm glad to be able to experience it. Please pray for me."

Destin Villenza

Confirmation Name: St. Michael

"Hi my name is Destin Villeza. I'm 15 years old and go to James Campbell High School. Confirmation means a lot to me because God plays a big role in my life. Confirmation is the first step into my journey with God. Please pray for me."

Brianna Medina

Confirmation Name: St. Catherine of Siena

"My name is Brianna Medina. I am currently a Junior attending James Campbell High School. Being in Confirmation means to be a follower of Jesus Christ and becoming closer in my faith. Also, to become more knowledgeable about what it means to be a Catholic and accepting the responsibility form my destiny. Please pray for me as I continue my journey."

Jefferson Robert Peralta

Confirmation Name: St. Cecilia

"Hi, my name is Jefferson Robert Peralta. I'm currently a Junior at James Campbell High School and also part of the Couples for Christ-Youth. I'm currently in Confirmation II preparing to get confirmed. Confirmation means being sealed with the Holy Spirit. Also, furthering my relationship with God and my faith. Please pray for me."

Kyle Kaplan

Confirmation Name: St. Phillip Neri

"Hello, Parishioners. My name is Kyle Kaplan. I'm 16 years old and attend James Campbell High School as a Junior. Confirmation is an opportunity for me to consistently experience God's love and to continue serving in His Name. I want to know more about my faith and deepen my relationship with God throughout my life. I ask for the many prayers so I may have a safe faith journey to proclaim to this community that our God is a passionate, loving God. Thank you and God bless."

Tiffnay Harney

Confirmation Name: St. Jude Thaddeus

"Hi. My name is Tiffany Harney. I am a Sophomore at James Campbell High School. I'm also a part of the Couples for Christ Youth Ministry. Being in Confirmation has allowed me to grow stronger in my faith and learn more about God. Since my retreat with the Youth, I find that I want to serve God more by helping to bring others to Christ. I've learned that it's not all about me but about loving others and when you do it for others, you're ultimately doing it for God. Please continue to keep me in your prayers as the time gets closer to receiving my Sacrament."

Michael Garces

Confirmation Name: St. Barbara

"Hi. My name is Michael Garces. I'm 17 years old and attend James Campbell High School. What Confirmation means to me is bring about a deeper connection with God. With this blessed Sacrament, I am willing to fully accept God to live through me and allow a stronger faith to place for others to follow. Please pray for me as I continue my journey."

Maya Balmilero

Confirmation Name: St. Mary the Virgin

"Hi. My name is Maya Balmilero and I am 17 years old. I currently attend Moanalua High School and I am in Confirmation II at Immaculate Conception. To me, Confirmation means that not only do I have a closer connection to the church but my religion in general. Confirmation is a step closer to God in my faith journey and I am glad to be getting this opportunity to share in with my parish community. I ask that you please pray for me."

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