The rite of Confirmation, which often takes place during Mass, begins when the bishop extends his hands over the confirmands and prays, ‘All powerful God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, by water and the Holy Spirit You freed Your sons and daughters from sin and gave them new life.25 Sep 2014
What is a symbol of confirmation?
There are quite a few symbols that can represent Confirmation. The most common one is the dove, a symbol of the holy spirit. Other symbols for the holy spirit can also be used for comfirmation: Wind/breath, a ray of light, water, and Chrism Oil, if you’re Catholic.28 Apr 2017
What happens at confirmation?
Here’s what happens at the actual ritual of Confirmation: The bishop anoints you by using oil of Chrism (a consecrated oil) to make the Sign of the Cross on your forehead while saying your Confirmation name and “Be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit.” You respond, “Amen.” The bishop then says, “Peace be with you.”
What do I write in a confirmation letter?
Thank the recipient for being in your life and bringing you love and joy. For example, you might write “I am extremely proud of you, and all the blessings you have brought to my life. I am honored to be your Confirmation sponsor, and pray that you will continue to grow in faith, hope, and charity.”29 Mar 2019
What does a sponsor do at confirmation?
The sponsor promises to help the child to be a true worker for the Kingdom. The sponsors at Baptism are usually called the godparents. At Confirmation there is usually just one sponsor. At Confirmation the sponsor presents the child to the bishop.