What Are Some Symbols and Rituals in Confirmation?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 7, 2020 8:05:33 AM ET

Some symbols and rituals in Confirmation are the laying on of hands, the anointing with oil, the sign of peace and the white garment. During the Confirmation, the bishop or priest performing the rite recites the words "Be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit."

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