The Holy spirit comes us. “Be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit”

At Confirmation, our Baptism is completed or “sealed” by the Holy Spirit and we are called to be Christian witnesses, just like the apostles. The whole of our Christian living and the life of the Church, too, are sustained by the same Spirit.

A sponsor undertakes to assist the confirmed person in growing in the fullness of their faith and in their membership of the Catholic Church. Ideally, such a person should be a person of faith


The tradition of taking a new name at Confirmation emphasizes the new identity of a Christian being called to witness to their faith.


The Sacrament is conferred with the anointing with this ‘Oil of Chrism’ on the forehead as the Bishop or Priest says ‘Be sealed with the gifts of the Holy Spirit’.