Growing in Faith

A Sacrament is a visible sign of an invisible grace of God. It is a sign established by Jesus himself to confer or to increase grace in the lives of his disciples. The Sacrament of Confirmation confers the gifts of the Holy Spirit (wisdom, understanding, knowledge, counsel, fortitude, piety, and fear of the Lord) upon the recipient, who must be a baptized person at least seven years old. Someone who is to be confirmed needs to undergo catechetical instructions to make he or she understand fully the tenets of faith and be able to defend himself or herself when faced … Continue reading Growing in Faith