The Sacrament of Confirmation Category

What are the effects of Confirmation?

Confirmation increases sanctifying grace, gives its special sacramental grace, and imprints a lasting character on the soul. 1. Confirmation grants us the special grace by which our faith is deepened and strengthened, and we become concerned not only for our own spiritual needs, but for those of others. Confirmation makes […] Read more »

WHAT DOES THE BISHOP DO when he gives Confirmation?

When giving confirmation, the bishop lays his hand on the head of the person he confirms, and anoints the forehead with holy chrism in the form of a cross as he says: “I sign you with the sign of the cross, and I confirm you with the chrism of salvation, […] Read more »

WHAT IS NECESSARY to receive Confirmation properly?

To receive Confirmation properly, it is necessary to be in the state of grace, and to know well the chief truths and duties of our religion. 1. For Confirmation, a knowledge of the chief truths and duties of our religion is required. This is why, is a person who is […] Read more »


Confirmation is the sacrament through which the Holy Spirit comes to us in a special way and enables us to profess our faith as strong and perfect Christians and soldiers of Jesus Christ. Christ promised His Apostles the gift of the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49; John 14:16-17, 16:7, 12). They understood that […] Read more »