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The anointing at Confirmation completes the baptismal anointing.
True or False
Each year on Pentecost Sunday, we celebrate the outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and upon all Christ’s disciples.
True or False
One must be in a state of ____________________ to be fully open to the effects of the Sacrament of Confirmation.
At Confirmation, sponsors present the candidates to the bishop for ____________________.
When the bishop confirms a candidate for Confirmation, he calls the candidate by name saying, “Be sealed with the ________________________________________.”
Gift of the Holy Spirit
Greek word meaning "fiftieth"
perfumed oil blessed by a bishop and is a sign of the Gift of the Holy Spirit
someone involved in a candidate’s preparation for Confirmation who will help the candidate to grow in faith, must be:
- 1) at least 16 years of age
- 2) Catholic
- 3) Completed the Sacraments of Christian Initiation - baptism, eucharist, confirmation
- 4) example of Christian living
- 5) respected by the candidate
local area of the Church led by a bishop
someone preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation
Blessed Miguel Pro
(1891-1927) Mexican Jesuit priest who bravely celebrated the sacraments at a time when Catholics were being persecuted by the Mexican government, He was executed by a firing squad in 1927.
Fruits of the Holy Spirit
come to us when we respond to the gifts of the Holy Spirit and use them in our lives.
Gifts of the Holy Spirit
seven spiritual gifts that help us to follow Christ's teachings and give witness to our faith
- right judgment
- wonder and awe
In Confirmation, the _______________ and ___________ are signs of the Holy Spirit's presence.
laying on of hands and anointing
The gift of ______________ is the knowledge and ability to recognize and follow God's will in our lives.
The strength to give witness to our faith in Jesus Christ is the gift of _______________.
A love and respect for all that God has created is ______________.
He is the original minister of Confirmation
The ability to make good choices is ___________.
_________________ is the essential sign of the Gift of the Holy Spirit.
An ancient action that is a powerful sign of God's blessing, and by it authority and grace are given in God's name
laying on of hands
The ability to love others as Jesus calls us to is ___________________.
The ability to learn more about God and his plan, leading us to wisdom and understanding is _________________.