Dear Mr. & Mrs. Gacad,
Please know that I strongly respect character and tradition, which is why I know a mere phone call, is no way to ask for your daughter’s hand in marriage. I am sorry. Not only was it a poor decision, reception quality; yet, most importantly our dropped call didn’t allow us to incorporate Mrs. Gacad into the conversation.
Unfortunately, I just learned this weekend is not good for you to meet face to face, so I thought to at least write and share my feelings, intentions with understanding we will see each other very soon. J A lot has happened in a short amount of time, mostly because Catherine and I love one another and are ready to take steps towards building a marriage and family.
Our plan is to look to the past to prepare for the future. Both of us have been blessed with loving, supportive parents who have taught us pride and humility. Catherine has urged me to look to the Catholic Church for guidance and added engagement courses to my “Honey Do” list. I am looking forward to sharing the unpredictable wonders and challenges of a fulfilling life together and confident; we will learn a thing or two. Of which, there’s no better compass than the one our parents have led us.
I am very, very happy and grateful to my family as well as hoping you will welcome me into yours!