JB via e-mail 7/23/2010, "The post I really love, though is 28 Things I Learned About Marriage in 28 Years at My Domestic Church. So much of what Elena has me nodding my head in agreement. She motivated us the most and we are thankful that she shared so much of her personal life to show example. 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! Confirmation cards may also be an opportunity to offer religious blessings to the recipient. Last night (Easter Vigil) I was received into full communion with the Catholic Church. Good luck on this time of your life. Your email address will not be published. She was very real. That’s in there’ something for you to think about. Join my e-mail list and receive a free PDF file on Writing a Letter to Your Confirmation Candidate with prompts and a checklist! Ruthjoec aka JAnn from AOL Catholic message boards and This That and the Other Thing Blog, "I was wrong. To be loved and respected you need to be nice, trustful, loving and respectful. Explain your desire to participate in the confirmation process and continue to support him or her throughout the confirmation process. Share them with others who could use some encouraging words! It seems like just yesterday you were an infant. "I think you're a shrew." The Holy Father was speaking about education in general, but certainly his words can be applied to religious education. Iwas there when you took your first steps. Include challenges they have already overcome or are working very hard on. Because it is a religious occasion, references to God are acceptable and encouraged. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Celebrate with Him, thank Him, believe in Him and Share His wisdom, Congratulations!”, “Ask, and it will be given to you. Here you will find words that offer inspiration and comfort. "When Elena turns the other cheek, it's so she can whip around the other side with full force!" Enrollment of the Candidates (after homily) Confirmation Coordinator presents the candidates, using the following words: Reverend Father, these candidates I present to you are beginning their final period of preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Since a sponsor has such a significant role to play in the development of the candidate for Confirmation, it is important that this person be one who is a living example of faith, one whose actions reflect the actions of Jesus. Ask God to help you to discern His plan for you, that you may always honor Him in everything you do. Aug 31, 2017 - Have you been asked to write a letter to someone who is preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation?Many parishes have retreats in which the Confirmation candidates are given letters from their loved ones and friends to encourage and inspire them as they prepare to receive this sacrament. ; The special place he/she holds within your family; how he/she has brought love and joy to the family and others; Your first communion and reconciliation, confirmation gave you God’s grace and strengthened you spiritually for the life ahead of you – tap into those graces and ask for God’s help, love and mercy. Don’t ever change that. Keep in touch with My Domestic Church - ideas for keeping the Liturgical year, homeschooling, news and views. As you are called through your faith in Jesus Christ, remember He is always with you, leading you in the light of His wonderful love.”, “Today is the beginning of a future so bright filled with love and joy and many years of delight. That's more like it. I was the first one to push you over. Words that will give you confidence and optimism. The grace of your Confirmation deepens the grace you received way back on your baptismal day. Tell them how proud of them you are or remind them of a fond memory you have involving them and their faith. Congratulations to the newl, After our tree fell last week, the angel needed ne, Wisdom that comest out of the mouth of the Most Hi, Feast of St. Lucy! You’ll be challenged many times in your life to let this slide: don’t give in. A few pictures are nice too if you have the time to include them. Catholic Prayers for Confirmation Candidates. When mom told me I needed to write a letter for your confirmation retreat, I was like “DANG now I have to write on my day off!” but after thinking about it, I remembered my confirmation retreat and how cool getting all those letters were. You are unbelievably unforgettably wow! I may not always agree with what she says, but she doesn't spout unsupported garbage as fact." The words of Jesus and the Bible verses on Confirmation can be used to advise and inspire your family, friends, children and kids. God bless you with true happiness and hear you as you pray. Start thinking about it early, and make sure that godparents, grandparents, friends, coaches and teachers have a chance to know about it so that they can get a head start on writing these letters. Grammy said she … Deb from Ukok's Place 08/2007. Two years ago I discovered you. (v. 4) A while back, I was asked to write a column twice a month for the local newspaper. She’s an awesome wife and mother, a deeply committed Catholic, a proponent of pro-life issues, a hands on make-and-bake-and-cut-and-stick-musical-momma, a prayerful, compassionate, thoughtful and passionate woman who endeavours to live a christocentric life in her own euphonious way. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. These support letters will be presented to your Marissa, "Your comments are continually provoking, idiotic and condescending" my nephew 11/2018, " As a mom of littles, I really appreciate moms like you tackling these tough issues and sharing your wisdom!" Congratulations!”, “A confirmation prayer for you. Serve our Triune God with joy. Even if I try and drive mom nuts with telling her otherwise. Being confirmed, many years ago, used to be seen as being accepted into an army. Congratulations and best wishes!" I was having trouble focusing on what I wanted to say and this website helped me to compose my letter. Now God didn’t tell me to make you sit on the floor. These letters are speci… You can keep things simple with “Congratulations [name],” or Dear [name],” or include a more personalized greeting, like those listed in the section below. Anne Basso 7/08, "Even with our differences, I will say one thing--she's smart. People have been searching for a biblical insight about the subject of Confirmation for years to help them concentrate during periods of quiet meditation. To him, most of all, can we entrust ourselves.”. Best wishes on your Confirmation!”, “Let your faith shine brightly so that all your friends, family and everyone you meet can see Christ.”, “May many blessings come to you on this your Confirmation day, and may God’s love be in your heart to strengthen you along life’s way. If you're a Confirmation candidate, praying … When you being your letter, you may want to start by saying that in the Catechism, the Catholic Church explains why Confirmation is such a powerful sacrament. Dec 2, 2016 - How to write a confirmation letter: … some PreCana evals from 2014, "you never cease to amaze me, and everyone else! With love on your Christening day.”, “Today you name your little one(s) On this, their Christening day we wish much love and happiness and good luck along life’s way.”, “Wishing you a joyful confirmation day. I love a woman who won't give up." Each candidate is asked to choose someone to support, advise and guide them through their confirmation. Wishing you all God's blessings on this very special day. 05/2010, "Elena, You completely 'foul up' the catechism. If it’s a confirmation year, give everyone a heads up! On the Feast of the Holy, 2nd day of Christmas You live in a fantasy. My Domestic Churck  is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Words of Encouragement "So if you want to gain confidence and self -esteem, you need to be around positive people, those that are nurturing you, those that are encouraging you, those that are believing in you." Be safe and secure in the Christian Church, separate from unbelievers. The right words to someone can change their life, and the wrong words, can be devastating. Congratulations." For us, she was relatable and so honest and open. Cut your hair. Congratulations.”, “Congratulations on your confirmation. "Mistakes are proof that you are trying." A letter to a young Christian woman, encouraging her to serve others, be teachable, and commit her ways to the Lord. Words of Encouragement for Level 1 Candidates. We both love and honor dad. Writing about all of the candidate’s fine qualities and how they have grown over the years to this point. the moral of the story is even if you can or can’t do something you can always ask the big man’s help. Photo by Father Lawrence Lew on, My granddaughter's first confession on the feast o, Feast of St. Nicholas, second week of Advent. 08/2007 commenter on the now defunct Rock Star Mommy Blog. I get a lot of hits on my blog for those old letters, but this one from my adult son to one of his brothers doesn’t get seen as much since I didn’t specifically name it on the blog, but I think it’s a good example too, because it was honest and from the heart. In fact, it's so good I plan to show it on the first day of class for my Family and Society course this." We have seen your determination on the basketball court and have no doubts on your excellence as a young man. NMH 2006. When there was a lot of other places you could have sat. Knock, and the door will be opened to you. SAMinIL on Blog Catalog 9/09, "Because of my interest in Benedictine spirituality and monasticism, began reading about the Domestic Church. Daily Devotional Encouragement and Confirmation. May God bless you — love and hugs Grandma and Papa Vick. Reminder that they should ask God to help them for all that is before them in the years ahead. It is important that you express your desire to be a part of the Confirmation process, the importance of the sacrament, words of encouragement, and any other advice that you have for the candidate as he/she grows in her faith. Even in your art work and cake decorating In general they were happy to have gotten a bag full of letters and there was a sense of feeling loved and supported. Although not as intense as someone who's facing a hurdle, a letter of encouragement or inspiration in a business setting needs to be just as expressive, honest and sincere. I know you’re a good guy. Reminder that they should ask God to help them for all that is before them in the years ahead. Include Confirmation Congratulations. For Ethan Vick: we are both very proud of you. John on Blog Catalog 12/08, "I watched your talk on YouTube and thought you and your husband did a wonderful job. May the grace of God’s world, the guidance of His hand and the loving wisdom of His words fill you heart and light your way today and every day. So listen up JD/CF: You and I both know that I’m not the holiest guy to walk this big green earth. We would like to surprise each candidate with a letter of encouragement at that time from you. PMC 12/05, "I've also been reading this blog for some time and just noticed I hadn't added you to my favorite blogs. I have no problem saying that dad is on of the manliest men I know and one of the holiest. Let them be ones that give you thoughts of support and reassurance. 103 Words of Encouragement We all need words of encouragement. 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. It was a beautiful night and one I will remember forever. Wishing you satisfaction and fulfillment as GOd leads you to new opportunities in the years ahead; Opportunities for growth, for learning, and for discovering His plan for your life. "Congratulations on your confirmation. Add a special bible verse that you think would be helpful to the candidate or a verse that is a family favorite. Alexa of Domestic Excellence, "Elena, a woman I have little in common with but have come to be fond of" Cecily Kellog 9/15/05, "I work nonstop to help people with stupidly limited perspectives, like you, accept this reality. A confirmation letter can serve as a formal document to confirm the receipt of orders, schedule of an important appointment, or recruitment of new employees. Now you are a wonderful young man and are now at the final step in confirming your faith in God and the Catholic Church. For You promise Your beloved rest between Your shoulders. Open the letter by acknowledging what an honor it is for you to be selected as the person's confirmation sponsor. Getting encouraged in your walk with Christ is one of the most important relationships you will have in your lifetime. With all believers of Our Father’s promise, you will receive eternal life through Jesus Christ.”, “By the Lord’s Supper, may the Holy Spirit strengthen you to believe that Jesus Christ alone saves you from sin.”, “Confirmation. Read: Mark 9:2-4. Catholicism has the most sublime spirituality and devotional spirit, manifested in a thousand different ways, from the monastic ideal, to the heroic celibacy of the clergy and religious, the Catholic hospitals, the sheer holiness of a Thomas a Kempis or a St. Ignatius and their great devotional books, countless saints - both canonized and as yet unknown and … "Where's Elena? As the bishop told you at your Confirmation Mass, don’t forget your dignity. Writing a letter to your confirmation candidate. I saw you taking your first breaths. You remember the time I had to talk to you in my room and made you sit on the floor. I know we have very different political views that show up in our comments to each other at times, but I have never once felt anything but generosity from you toward who I am." Congratulations!”, “This card is sent from us to you It’s filled with love today We hope you have a wonderful time On this your Christening Day.”, “To celebrate your confirmation. Done!" Right now I just want you to know a few things. Confirmation is a time to profess your faith in the Lord, to pledge your love Him and to promise to serve Him faithfully throughout your life. I wouldn’t be the first one to tell you that either (Mom would). Following are some sample encouragement messages for exams that you can send to students. The answer was not much, or at least nothing specific. Eileen via e-mail 02/21/2010, "Happy Easter to you Elena! One of the most meaningful parts of the retreat weekend is when we present the confirmation candidates with surprise letters of support and affirmation from home. He is the true hope and the solid foundation of our lives. You didn’t know this but I had to go to church and pray about what I was going to say to you. 30 Inspirational Saint Quotes for the Sacrament of Confirmation 1. Add little family jokes or pet names if you think the candidate would enjoy that. Memories of when the confirmation candidate was a baby or small child. I'm sure that any Catholic-Mother will enjoy reading Elena's blog." Dan - My domestic cousin 5/2014, "Elena: A flute could never sound or feel so etherial as when you play." Discover and share Inspirational Quotes For Confirmation Catholic. Your account of your child, Raphael's, life and death were extremely touching and profound." It can also be used to confirm travel arrangements and reservations and in instances such as immigration to confirm marital status. I have three such letters saved on this blog: When parents are writing their own letters they can include: Well Gabe. The Mighty Barrister 5/21/04, "Now go haul your huge, sagging, obese, smelly old body out of the chair and take care of those kids of yours before I call CPS and have them do an inspection and see what you're really up to when you're supposed to be homeschooling them." ), but that would be answering a fool according to his folly." Don’t wait for the religious ed director to ask for them! God will be always near you, and in His loving way He will bestow His blessing on your Confirmation day. Keep rockin'!" Andrian Teodoro, The Power of Positive Life Confidence ... and find an equivalent solution for all candidates, instead of this bullshit. Your email address will not be published. Kathryn the Daring Young Mom 2/17/06, "I have no problem with Elena. Ask those writing letters to just write from the heart about the importance of their Catholic/Christian faith, and to encourage the confirmation candidate to continue growing in their faith journey. It's one of the many blogs that I follow and read regularly. Yes, I am proud to know her as a blog buddy and sharing in her trials and her triumphs via reading her blog over the last few years has impacted me more than she could know… and always for the better." How many came to Christianit, Me playing Clara's mother in the Nutcracker, just, Our family is growing! “As you are confirmed, a special confirmation prayer, that you may always know the richness of God’s blessing through the days that come and go; And may the faith you hold and lovingly profess be a constant source of help and strength as well as happiness! "I have a feeling elena never moves on from anything. A Confirmation sponsor offers support and encouragement during the Confirmation preparation process. Four years ago I discovered Candy. Look at you. TSO 6/4/04, "the wonderful Elena" Nathan Nelson 8/1/04, "Elena, I quake at the sound of your name" John B-Catholic Packer Fan 8-12-04, "I like your writing and your spunk." 12/0, "you are one narcissistic, bizaare, individual." Very natural, not stilted. Finding the right words to share the power and love of Jesus Christ with your fellow Christian is just one way to unite with the individual over their faith. Encouragement and Confirmation. - My domestic granddaughter 2017. It will have many effects. A few words of encouragement and motivation like encouragement text messages work as a great dose of zeal and inspiration when you are feeling low or you come across some sad news. In case you have never To extend an encouragement message, there has to be some kind of relationship with the person but there is no hard and fast rule. other than the couch to the fridge." Sister Edith at Monastic Musings, Elena was animated, enthusiastic, faith shined through! It's refreshing to read comments from a mother that shares your views. So here are some tips on procuring and writing letters for young confirmation candidates. Congratulations.”, “Best wishes on your confirmation day. The following is a hand-selected collection of encouraging quotes to be used to lift the spirits of a friend. Congratulations and best wishes!”, “As you are confirmed. Gabe, age 9, after being scolded for not being ready for swim practice. Preparing Your Son or Daughter for Confirmation Two of the most important things you can do to help your son or daughter prepare for the sacrament are: Be personally committed to prayer. May God in all His goodness bless this special day with true happiness, and may you always keep the memory of your Confirmation day and let it and your faith be a guide. God bless you" T from LO2W blog 3/6/2008, "As a Catholic Mother myself, I enjoy reading My Domestic Church. John Koedyker July 20, 2018. Impress upon your child, by word and example, the importance of participating in the sacramental life of the Church. On their Retreat Day, the candidates will reflect on the love and support of those around them. We need Elena." In order for this to happen, we are asking that one or both parents write a letter of encouragement to their son/daughter. This site is an excellent resource. Proverbs 18:10 "I could certainly continue to go back and forth (and believe me, I would love to!!!!! They have found strength in God’s grace and support in our community’s prayers and example. ENCOURAGING WORDS FROM SCRIPTURE "The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe." ”, “On your confirmation may you be richly blessed. Like any good family it is alive with energy and the Holy Spirit." And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. "Confirmation. May God in all His goodness bless this special day with true happiness, and may you always keep the memory of your Confirmation day and let it and your faith be a guide. 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Messages such as "May many blessings come to you on this your Confirmation day", or "May God's love be in your heart to strengthen you along life's way," are great ways to encourage and … May He fill your heart with faith and love on Confirmation day and every day. These are the times when they need encouraging words from their parents, teachers and siblings that can infuse them with vigor and hope. Credit is given on all quotes that I know the source of. Something about the patron saint they have chosen and how that fits in with their own life or faith journey. I repeat you are a nice lady, but your lack of education and knowledge, as your distorted answers show," Jack from Liberal Catholic Sports Music 1/9/2009, "you repeatedly impress me. Now I know you want to be a man and “sack up,” and someday I hope you do. Have a blessed Easter season!" I know how hard it can be. Encouragement letter to a friend : Letter of encouragement to a child #2 : Catholic confirmation letter of encouragement : Confirmation letter of encouragement : Sample introduction letter to potential client : Sample letter to clients urging participation in competition : Encouragement letter to an employee for losing an account I'm so blessed to be your cousin and friend. I find her answers to be quite lucid, witty, and insightful." That was me. Todd Flowerday, Catholic Sensibility 11-8-04, "Elena is is so many shades of stupid they don't make a Crayola box big enough to begin coloring her" Anonymous TWA blog 2/05, "Well, Elena cuts to the chase. William Luse 6/1/04, "Kudos also to Elena, who proved that she can take it as well as she can dish it." Congratulations and best wishes!”, “Just for you on your confirmation. Says it like it is and doesn't mince her words." Your Confirmation roots you more deeply as a son of God, and it strengthens your prayer to "Our Father": The same Father in Heaven that you can call "Abba" as Jesus did, or "Daddy". Wishing you all God’s blessings on this very special day. Add little family jokes or pet names if you think the candidate would enjoy that. And now I’m going to see you become a full adult member of the Catholic church. You have shown that special concern that makes all the difference in the life of a young Christian. Being a man is being someone that other people love and respect. Seek, and you will find. Dec 2, 2016 - How to write a confirmation letter: 5 tips that will inspire and help you with your task. 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. "Hardships often prepare ordinary people for … From a VTC reader. Indeed, educating young … "You are tenacious. Dec 2, 2016 - How to write a confirmation letter: 5 tips that will inspire and help you with your task. Writing a Confirmation letter as a sponsor helps your Confirmation candidate on his/her religious journey. Our parish family usually advises our candidates for confirmation to ask a … God bless you on your confirmation and always!”, “Bless you! Here is a look at some great confirmation card sayings to get you inspired. "In him you also, when you had heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and had believed in him, were marked with the seal of the promised Holy Spirit." —St. Paul 2. Listen to Him, ask Him, invite Him along on your dreams. 1). Starting early also give you a chance to collect these letters in time for the retreat. I was there and saw you in the first seconds of your life. A prayer for encouragement Father, This is the day you have made, we will rejoice and be glad in it! I can’t help you" Also Cecily Kellog 07/2020, "Your witness is horrendous" JCecil of Liberal Catholic News, "Truth, love, charity, and, oh yeah, sensitivity, decorum, good taste and a dollop of wit. "Tim commenting on Catholicmom dot com 06/2019, "Grandma, snuggle me!" With true faith—a free gift from the Holy Spirit through water and Word—sin is drowned. Congratulations and Best Wishes.”, “May our merciful Father through the Word and the free gift of the Holy Spirit, enrich your faith that clings to your Savior.”, “May you find joy and comfort in Jesus, learn from this sacrament to love Him and others—to bear your cross with patience and joy until the last day through Him who lives and reigns with our Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.”, “On this special day, our prayer is that you will always remember that Jesus loves you. My faith has always meant a lot to me. He did however guide me in what needed to be said. share in the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in Confirmation. Laura commenting on Catholicmom 06/2019, "Thanks so much for a thoughtful article faithful to the teachings of our faith, while being compassionate towards gay people. A Letter of Encouragement to a Young Woman Post may contain affiliate links. David B commenting on In Today's News 10/29/05, "She's not cranky, she just senses happiness and snuffs it out." As the sun brightens the world, so may God’s graces brighten your understanding and add beauty to all your days. ... Fast forward to 2020 and my current job is considered qualifying work experience, and I just got confirmation … As Christian parents we wish to give them every help and encouragement we can, by our words and by our example, to practise the faith within the Church community. But being a man isn’t just “sacking up” or having guns like mine. And I love you. 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