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Archbishop: In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the Holy Spirit signs on the heart of the candidate



Bangalore: On 7th January 2023, Archbishop, Most. Rev. Peter Machado conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation to 75 candidates at St. Anthony’s Church, Guddadahalli.


The Prelate in his homily exhorted the importance of the Sacrament of Confirmation. He also highlighted the 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit that the candidates are going to receive through this sacrament.


There are many terms for Confirmation in various languages. In German for the Sacrament of Confirmation, they call it ‘Firmung.’ This term is used for two things, for signature and for the Sacrament of Confirmation. How it is connected? In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the Holy Spirit signs on the heart of the person.”


After the Holy Eucharistic celebration, the Year of Family was inaugurated in this parish by His Grace, Most. Rev. Peter Machado and Rev. Fr. Prashanth Prem Kumar, the parish priest.

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