Get My Domestic Church in your e-mail box.

Writing a letter to your confirmation candidate

It seems that one of the biggest events in confirmation preparation in this country is the letters of support to be given to the confirmation candidates during their mandatory retreats.

I have three such letters saved on this blog:

Confirmation letter to my daughterConfirmation letter to my fourth sonConfirmation letter to to my third son
I've asked my children what they remember about the letter they got from me and their dad, and also what they remembered about the letters they received. 
The answer was not much, or at least nothing specific. In general they were happy to have gotten a bag full of letters and there was a sense of feeling loved and supported. I guess that's the main thing - for them to have a sense that this is an important step in their spiritual growth, and that people they know, love and respect have taken the time out of their lives to let them know that! So here are some tips on procuring and writing letters for young confirmation candidates. Start thinkin…

Filed under I'm not surprised

Celine Dion was raised a Catholic. She underwent fertility treatments to have her first baby who was born in 2001. The rest of her embryos have been frozen since then and although I heard and read that she planned to go back and use those embryos it didn't happen until this year. In the meantime she did a stint in Vegas and pursued her career.

I think a lot of young women look at celebrities and fertility treatments as a way to "have it all." But I think this is a good example of how that might not always be possible, regardless of how rich or famous a couple might be.
CĂ©line Dion Will Keep Trying for a Baby - Babies, Celine Dion :

Add to Technorati Favorites

Please browse my eBay items!
Visit my new Amazon Store!