Confirmation letter (in place of Season 10 reflection)

 

Confirmation II Final Assignment:  Letter to Father Mahoney

Due THURSDAY, MARCH 24TH

 

As a Confirmation candidate you are asked to send your pastor, Father Mahoney, a letter explaining what Confirmation means to you personally and why you wish to be confirmed.  It must be sent by mail or dropped off at the St. Margaret’s rectory.  Do not email it.  The letter should use formal language and be proofread.  The purpose of the letter is to describe what is happening in your life and how you have prepared for Confirmation.  All letters must be received by March 24, 2021 and will be given to Father Mahoney.

 

Your letter should be written in proper business letter format.  It should include the following:

 

  • A description of how you are practicing your faith and how you are preparing for Confirmation.  You may touch on prayer habits, in-person or virtual Mass attendance, attendance at Confirmation class, completion of assignments, and any other activities or experiences you feel have helped you prepare for the Sacrament.  Please be specific.

  • Your reasons for wanting to be Confirmed.

  • Your Confirmation name and why you chose it.  Please try to incorporate information about the associated Saint.  If you are choosing the name of a family member or another person close to you, please talk a little bit about why this person is important to you.

  • The name of your sponsor, your relationship to them, and why you chose them.

 

Business letter format is as follows:

 

Your street address

Burlington, MA 01803

March 24, 2021

 

Reverend James Mahoney, Pastor

St. Veronica Parish

111 Winn St.

Burlington, MA 01803

 

Dear Fr. Mahoney:

 

Paragraph 1 (don’t indent, skip line between paragraphs)

 

Paragraph 2

 

Paragraph 3

 

Sincerely,

(Your name signed)

(Your name typed)

 

Please mail to:

 

Confirmation II

St. Margaret of Antioch Religious Education

111 Winn St.

Burlington, MA 01803

 

Please email me if you have any questions or need any help.

 

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