The Sacrament of Confirmation (Conditions :!!: (Process ( Done by…
The Sacrament of Confirmation
Purpose in the Divine Plan
According to the
Prophets of the Old Testament
The Spirit of the Lord would rest upon the
, and the
The Paschal Mystery
Through both of these, Jesus was focused on giving total communion with the
, the Apostles were able to pass on the
Through the centuries, the Church continues to
by the spirit, and to impart him to her children.
It is called
as the rite
Also known as
, because the rite is performed with anointing with chrism.
Special outpouring of the
, like the
Roots the recipient
Binds him more firmly to Christ and the Church.
Impresses on the soul a permanent character.
Produces a growth in the
grace of baptism.
of the Holy Spirit in their
Gives special strength to witness the
a candidate with chrism, through laying of the
by the minister, who then pronounces the
In the west, the anointing is done on the forehead, with the words "Be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit".
In the east churches of the Byzantine rite, the anointing is done on other parts of the body, with the words "The seal of the gift of the Holy Spirit."
Who is the minister of confirmation?
The minister is the
. In this way the link between the confirmed and the Church would manifest.
Who can receive this sacrament?
those who were baptized can participate in Confirmation.
The candidate must also be in a
state of grace.
This sacrament can only be received once.