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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…

Our 2013 - 2014 Book Lists for Ohio Homeschool Notification


Book list 2013/14

Rosie Grade 3
Image of God for 3rd Grade
Pathway Readers
Saxon Math
MCP Phonics
Harmony Arts
The Wand
Spelling Wisdom  From Simply CharlotteMason.com
Creation Science- Botany and Astronomy
Geography through Literature
Saturday Soccer League
Piano Lessons with Mrs. Grubb
CYO Cross Country Team
Children’s Choir

Isadora Grade 9
Introduction to Catholicism - Didache Series
Prairie Primer
A variety of literature books
Saxon math - Algebra I with Mr. Drexler
Diane Craft Reading Program
Easy Grammar
Spelling Wisdom
Exploring Creation with Physical Science
A variety of recorded classes from Homeschool Connections
Brave Writer program Writer's Jungle
Harmony Arts
Runkel Geography
Art Studies at Art Institute
Jewelry Making- Mr. Pete LaVictoire
Parish Choir St. Sebastians
Saturday Soccer League


Noah:
Understanding the Scriptures-Didache
Geometry with Mr. Drexler.
American Literature - James Stobaugh
Handbook for Literary analysis.
American Literature Bob Jones University Press
Exploring Creation with Biology
Instacert History
American History- James Stobaugh
Rosetta Stone Latin  III
Variety of programs at Homeschool Connections including literature
Harmony Arts
Writing Institute
Bravewriter
Runkle Geography
Spelling Wisdom
Parish Choir St. Sebastian
Bell Choir
Piano Lessons - Ms. Malinak
Saturday Soccer League
Firestone High School Cross Country and running club

Gabe
Algebra 2 – with Mr.  Drexler
Spelling – via Dr. Karen Holinga
Variety of Classes via Homeschool Connections
Spelling Wisdom
Composition Class Writing Institute
British History
British Literature
Brave Writer
Typing Tutor
Instacert History
Exploring Creation With Biology - Full Set with Tests and Solutions






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