The Sacrament of Confirmation is the second of the three sacraments of Christian initiation.
Confirmation completes Baptism, by which in the laying on of hands and the anointing with Chrism Oil, which first happened at Baptism, we are confirmed with the fullness of the Holy Spirit.
We are reminded of our participation in the ministry and mission of Jesus and strengthened to follow Jesus more closely.
Sacrament of Confirmation Requirements for sponsors
According to the Canon Law (the Church’s laws and regulation Can. 874)
A person who undertakes the office of sponsor for the Sacrament of Confirmation must fulfil the following conditions:
*be a Catholic (Baptised in Catholic Church – please provide a Baptismal Certificate or other documents verifying being a Catholic) who has been confirmed and has received the blessed Eucharist, and who lives a life of faith which befits the role to be undertaken.
*be not less than sixteen years of age.
*not under a canonical penalty, whether imposed or declared.
*not be either the father or the mother of the person to be confirmed.