Paragraph 1316

1316. Confirmation perfects Baptismal grace; it is the sacrament which gives the Holy Spirit in order to root us more deeply in the divine filiation, incorporate us more firmly into Christ, strengthen our bond with the Church, associate us more closely with her mission, and help us bear witness to the Christian faith in words accompanied by deeds.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

166. Why is the Church called “Catholic”?

586. What does the phrase “Who art in heaven” mean?

526. What relationship exists between truth, beauty and sacred art?

177. Who are the faithful?

238. What is the link between the actions and the words in the celebration of the sacraments?

464. What are the duties of citizens in regard to civil authorities?

469. What kind of punishment may be imposed?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

David’s old age and death: the end of a life of ups and downs (2 Samuel 23, 24)

What can we learn about divine justice from the Lord’s vengeance mentioned in Abdias 1:15?

Jacob’s Wrestle with God: What is the significance of this story for us today?

The Dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem: Analysis of the Ceremony (1 Chronicles 22-29)

What does the book of Hosea teach us about God’s unwavering love for his people?

What does the Bible say about idolatry and what is its impact on the lives of God’s people, according to Hosea 4:12-13?

What can we learn from Judith’s victory in Judith 16:1-3?