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Confirmation (Catholic Church)

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Confirmation is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. It is the second of three ... Recall then that you have received the spiritual seal, the Spirit of wisdom and ... Some time after ...

What is the correct age for confirmation? | Catholic Answers

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Since the Church has traditionally understood the age of reason to be seven years ... Do you have an official Church document that addresses the importance of ...

Frequently asked questions about confirmation in the Church of ...

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Q. Do I need to be confirmed to work for the Church of England? ... Anyone may be confirmed who has been baptized, if they are old enough to answer .... catholic and apostolic Church; and we receive you into the communion of the Church of ...

Rethinking the Age for Confirmation - Crisis Magazine

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Jan 12, 2015 ... Is that how you remember your confirmation? .... Bishops do have the discretion to confirm at other times, but if we adopted ... In this way, confirmation will take on particular importance for Catholics returning to the Church after ...

Confirmation in the Catholic Church - Beginning Catholic

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The Catholic sacrament of Confirmation: Learn WHAT Confirmation is, and ... and his actions proclaim to those around him: "Christ lives, and He lives for you." ... Whoever it was who had baptized the Samaritans very evidently did not have the  ...

The Restored Order of Sacraments of Initiation - EWTN

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May 15, 2005 ... This new policy has effectively changed the age for Confirmation preparation ... As a catechist or teacher, you may find this useful for the parents of ... routinely confirmed and by the Eastern Catholic Churches for infants and ... Therefore, all baptized persons who have reached the age of reason should be ...

Confirmation, Proper Age - The Catholic Liturgical Library

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You are here: Rubrics & Law > Other Sacraments > Confirmation, Proper Age, Back one page. ... My bishop will not change this practice, do I have any options? ... Apart from the danger of death, to receive confirmation lawfully a person who has ... In Eastern Rite Churches I believe it is the custom to give the sacraments of ...

The Sacrament of Confirmation in the Catholic Church - Catholicism

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All those who have been baptized are eligible to be confirmed, and, while the ... Any Catholic who did not receive Confirmation at baptism or as part of his ...

BBC - Religions - Christianity: Confirmation

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Jun 23, 2009 ... About Christian confirmation, a sacrament or rite of passage in ... In the Roman Catholic Church, each participant is also anointed with oil. ... Confirmation preparation helps candidates to have a proper ... After infant baptism, children in parishes throughout the diocese would be confirmed at the age of eight .....

Confirmation Bias | America Magazine

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Apr 27, 2015 ... Yet I believe the great efforts the U.S. Catholic Church has put into the new ... First, we need to move confirmation back to age 7, before first ... As the Latin formula that he recited clearly said, “I confirm you with the chrism of salvation… ... First, I believe my first Communion would have been more spiritually ...

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Views conflict on what age to confirm | National Catholic Reporter

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May 13, 2011 ... In the Eastern rite and Eastern Orthodox churches, babies receive ... For more on confirmation, see NCR's editorial: Have you been confirmed yet? .... “It's a lot to try to do in one year for a 7-year-old as well as for their families.

What Is Confirmation in the Catholic Church? - For Dummies

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Childhood is a time when you're told what to do, and you react positively to reward ... over the age of 16, already confirmed, and in good standing with the Church. ... with the Roman Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil and they've attended the ...

Catholic Confirmation Explained - About Catholics

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(Catechism of the Catholic Church, paragraph 1313) ... If you do not know someone who meets the criteria above then discuss your options with the ..... I've heard so many people who have done this and are glad they did. ... My 15 year old's confirmation class requires that she pass a test before continuing to her second .....