Cihak says she appealed her son's case to Crookston Diocese Bishop Michael Hoeppner, but was denied.
The mother of a Barnesville teen says her son was denied the sacrament of confirmation because he wrote on Facebook that he supports gay marriage.
Shana Cihak tells KFGO News that her son, Lennon was supposed to be confirmed last Sunday at Barnesville's Assumption Catholic Church. But Cihak says the pastor learned about the Facebook post and notified the family that Lennon could not be confirmed.
Cihak says she appealed her son's case to Crookston Diocese Bishop Michael Hoeppner, but was denied. She says her family is now considering leaving the Catholic Church.
Church officials did not respond to calls for comment.