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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…

Feast of St. Luke


Today is the feast day of St. Luke the Evangelist, author of the beloved Gospel of Luke, as well as the Acts of the Apostles.

St. Luke is the patron saint of artists, writers and physicians, surgeons and students, but perhaps he should also be a patron for busy wives and mothers striving to keep “orderly accounts” while making and keeping memories for and about their families and friends.




Why should St. Luke be a patron #saint of busy moms?Read the rest at Catholicmom.com



St Luke
Photo via Flickr, (2013), CC BY-NC-ND 2.0



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