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Finding the Perfect Confirmation Gift

If you are in need of just the right confirmation gift, we have taken the time to provide you with some useful tips to help you find the perfect confirmation gift. With this information, you will be able to find exactly what you are looking for in not time at all

Understanding Confirmation

In order to select the right confirmation gift, letís take a look at the definition of confirmation.

Confirmation is a rite in many Christian Churches, Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox Churches, and a large portion of Anglicans, view it as a sacrament, which in the East is conferred on infants immediately after baptism, but in the West is usually administered later.





According to canon law for the Latin or Western Catholic Church, the sacrament is to be conferred on the faithful at about the age of discretion, generally taken at about 7 years old. But there are a number of Episcopals have set a later age, usually between 14 and 16 years of age as a general rule but will not deny a younger child that has been baptized, have the use of reason, are suitably instructed and are properly able to renew the baptismal promises.

In Protestant Churches, the rite tends to be seen rather as a mature statement of faith by an already baptised person, usually an adolescent, and thus as a rite of passage, which, though not as big a change as a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah, holds a similar meaning.

It is believed that confirmation brings an increase and deepening of baptismal grace, it roots us more deeply to the divine, it unites us more firmly to Christ, it increases the gifts of the Holy Spirit in us, renders our bond with the Church and gives us a special strength of the Holy Spirit to spread and defend the faith by word an action as true witnesses of Christ, to confess the name of Christ boldly, and never to be ashamed of the Cross.


Specific Gift Ideas

Depending on the age of the child and their religion will determine the best gift for confirmation. Confirmation crosses, rosaries, prayer books, religious jewelry and Saint gifts are always appropriate.

You may want to shop at a religious store in the brick and mortar world when you are looking for just the right adoption gift.

In addition as with so many things, the Internet and World Wide Web is becoming a wonderful resource for people looking for a confirmation gift. By spending only a short amount of time shopping around online, you will be able to come up with a number of different gift ideas for a confirmation.





 



 

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