Ian made his first confession yesterday. He'd been taking classes on Saturday mornings for the past few weeks. The night before, he made a list of things he wanted to mention during his confession. We got to the church pretty early. They had 5 or 6 priests there to hear the kids and try to get through all of them in an hour. Ian got to confess to the priest who can't hear very well. He forgot what his penance was supposed to be (he didn't bring a pen to write it in his notebook), so he told me he made up his own that he thinks is close to what the priest told him to do but said he might have added an extra Hail Mary or Glory Be to it.