Confirmation is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. It is the
second of three initiation rites for Catholics, the other two being Baptism and First
This confirmation in the power of the Holy Spirit leading to a firm profession of
faith has always been the particular effect which Catholic tradition has ascribed to
Baptized Catholic adults who have celebrated First Holy Communion but lack the
Sacrament of Confirmation, and who do not have any other impediments to ...
In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is "sealed with the gift of
the Holy Spirit" and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ. The prophets
Catholic Confirmation is performed with the ordinary minister extending his hand
over the one to be confirmed and anointing his/her head with the oil of chrism ...
The Sacrament of Confirmation is the perfection of baptism in the Catholic
Church. Learn about the history and practice of Catholic Confirmation.
At a Catholic confirmation, a person who has previously been baptized is initiated
into full discipleship with Christ by the laying on of hands of a bishop or priest.
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The sacrament of confirmation is found in Bible passages such as Acts 8:14–17,
9:17, 19:6, and Hebrews 6:2, which speak of a laying on of hands for the ...
What is the Sacrament of Confirmation? Learn about Confirmation, its history and
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