Together with Baptism and the Eucharist, the sacrament of Confirmation completes teh "Sacraments of Initiation". Through the sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized are more perfectly bound to the Church hus enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit.
With the sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized now become a true witness of Chirst, and charged with a higher obligation to spread anddefend their faith through word and deed.
Candiates are required by Canon Law to have a sponor, Sponsors for the sacrament of Confirmationmust meet the same requirements as a godparent fo baptism. The church encourages that the sponsor be onen of the candidate's godparents whenever possible. Doing so is a visible sign of the connection between Baptism and Confirmation. However, another perosn who meets the requirements may be selected if necessary.
Example of Lesson topics:
SEEKING: What is our desire? REASONS: Faith and reason BROKENHEARTED: Why is there evil and suffering in our world? PRODIGAL: Why believe in Jesus – the Incarnation FOUNDATION: Why be a part of the Catholic Church? BURN: The Holy Spirit in the Catholic Church SOURCE: The Mass and the Eucharist SIGNATURE: The Sacrament of Confirmation MEANING: Our vocation
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