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…

A Graduation Poster gift for you!

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 Last year, Izzy made this lovely sign for her own graduation party. It now hangs in her room with some other mementos of that special time in her life!

I asked her to pen another one for the Class of 2018. While I can't send everyone a lovely canvas, we did create a lovely printable that you can download as a PDF and printout with three different designs.  Here's a sample. 

These can be decorations at a party, or a program cover, or use in invitations. They can be versatile - just use your imagination!  

My e-mail subscribers are going to be receiving the link tomorrow (after the royal wedding of course!) so if you'd like one, sign up below!