something that confirms
, as a corroborative statement or piece of evidence: His birth certificate served as confirmation of his citizenship.
a rite administered to baptized persons, in some churches as a sacrament for confirming
and strengthening the recipient in the Christian faith, in others as a rite without sacramental character by which the recipient is admitted to full communion with the church.
a solemn ceremony among Reform and certain Conservative Jews that is held in the synagogue, usually on Shavuoth, to admit formally as adult members of the Jewish community Jewish boys and girls 14 to 16 years of age who have successfully completed a prescribed course of study in Judaism.
Confirmation is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. It is the last
of four initiation rites for Catholics, the other three being Baptism, Penance, and ...
Catholics believe the Sacrament of Confirmation is the supernatural equivalent of
the growth process on the natural level. It builds on what was begun in ...
The sacrament of confirmation completes the sacrament of baptism. If baptism is
the sacrament of re-birth to a new and supernatural life, confir- mation is the ...
Confirmation marks the point in the Christian journey at which you affirm for
yourself the faith into which you have been baptized and your intention to live a
life of ...
There is a close relationship between the sacraments of Baptism and
Confirmation. While Confirmation is a distinct and complete sacrament in its own
Aug 19, 2014 ... We are made members of the Body of Christ through receiving three sacraments
- Baptism, Confirmation, which we receive only once, and the ...
Confirmation deepens our baptismal life that calls us to be missionary witnesses
of Jesus Christ in our families, neighborhoods, society, and the world. Through ...
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.