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…

Homeschool Book List for 2015/2016

Book list 2015/16
homeschooling during advent

Reading and English list via Bravewriter and other sources
Prairie Primer  - Social Studies
Partnership Writing - Bravewriter
Prima Latina Full Set
Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology (Young Explorer Series)
Saturday Soccer League
CYO Cross Country practice
Children’s Choir at Oaks of Righteousness Co-Op

Art Studies at Akrona Art
Exploring Creation With Chemistry
Parish Choir St. Sebastians
Basic Economics
Saturday Soccer League

A Noble Experiment: The History and Nature of the American Government Student Workbook
Math U See  and/or ALEKS - pre-calc
Basic Economics
World History - James Stobaugh
Parish Choir St. Sebastian
Bell Choir

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