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May 2020 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings

May 2020 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings

BASICS OF CATHOLICISM: 25. CONFIRMATION: PART 4: SPECIAL CONSIDERATION – THE AGE OF CONFIRMATION

Posted by Carol Cyr on 5/19/20

We have looked at the basic truths about the sacrament of confirmation:  that it confers the Holy Spirit, completing what was first given in baptism and increasing the life of God within the recipient, making one a “soldier of Christ.”  Confirmation is typically conferred by a bishop who prays ... Read More »

BASICS OF CATHOLICISM: 25. CONFIRMATION: PART 3: MINISTER AND RECIPIENTS

Posted by Carol Cyr on 5/11/20

Confirmation is the completion of or “confirming” of baptismal grace through the full outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the recipient.  This sacrament is given through the anointing on the forehead with “chrism,” or the holy oil used by the Church in her sacraments that symbolizes and confers the ... Read More »

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