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  1. 1. The Coming of the Holy Spirit 1  When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2  Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4  All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
  2. 2. 14  When the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to Samaria. 15  When they arrived, they prayed for the new believers there that they might receive the Holy Spirit, 16  because the Holy Spirit had not yet come on any of them; they had simply been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 17  Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.
  3. 3. Strength and Maturity in Faith- effects of the sacrament of Confirmation as shown in the two events.- Point out the indispensability of the sacrament if we are to carry out the mission of evangelization.Discernment- an ability which can only be possessed by mature persons.- The ability to decide the proper course of action in a given situation.
  4. 4. Baptism Confirmation Eucharist-We are born to a new -Gives us the energy - Nourishes us so thatlife in Christ. that we need so that the energy given in the life we received in Confirmation will* We cannot remain Baptism will grow to always be at its peak.infants, we naturally perfection.have to grow andmature. * Our energy sometimes goes down and we cannot go about performing our tasks.
  5. 5.  Confirmation- the sacrament through which the faithful become more perfectly bound to the Church, and are endowed with the special strength of the Holy Spirit.- Transforms the faithful to become true witnesses to Christ, empowering them to spread the faith by word and deed. (CCC 1285)
  6. 6.  Strengthens and confirms the grace of Baptism. Unites us more intimately with Christ and fortifies our bond with the Church. Increases the gifts of the Holy Spirit in us. Imprints on our soul an indelible spiritual mark.
  7. 7.  Wisdom Understanding Counsel Knowledge Fortitude Piety Fear of the Lord
  8. 8. WISDOM- helps us to see the world in its true light and to value more the things of heavenUNDERSTANDING- helps us to grasp better the truths of our Catholic faithCOUNSEL- helps us to see and pick what is most for God’s glory and best for our salvation
  9. 9. KNOWLEDGE- points out to us the path to follow and the dangers to avoidFORTITUDE- gives us the courage and strength to combat obstacles and difficultiesPIETY- helps us to embrace all that is part of God’s service because of our confidence in HimFEAR OF THE LORD- helps us to understand that to offend God is the greatest of all evils
  10. 10. BISHOP: “(Name), be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit.”CANDIDATE: “Amen.”BISHOP: “Peace be with you.”CANDIDATE: “And also with you.”
  11. 11. Answer pages 170- 171, Letters A and D.NO SW filler/ NO BOOK- NO SW