confirmand


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confirmand

(ˈkɒnfəˌmænd)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a candidate for confirmation
Translations
المَمْنوح سِر التَّثْبيت
biřmovaneckonfirmand
konfirmant
bérmálandókonfirmandus

confirm

(kənˈfəːm) verb
1. to establish or make quite certain. They confirmed their hotel booking by letter.
2. to admit to full membership of certain Christian churches.
ˌconfirˈmation (kon-) noun
confirmand (-mand) noun
a person who receives religious confirmation or is a candidate for it.
conˈfirmed adjective
1. settled in a habit or way of life. a confirmed bachelor/drunkard.
2. (of a person) who has received religious confirmation.
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August's attempts to help a young confirmand backfire and result in a severe warning from the bishop.
In the baptismal rite the oil is used with the words "as Christ was anointed priest, prophet, and king, so may you live always as a member of his Body, sharing everlasting life." At confirmation the confirmand is signed with chrism on the forehead and hears the words "be sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit." The confirmand "receives the 'mark,' the seal of the Holy Spirit," in order to "share more completely in the mission of Jesus Christ." And during ordination the bishop anoints the hands of new priests and the consecrating bishop anoints the head of new bishops to symbolize their service to the people of God.
Prin modul in care categoriile sodale favorizate din Romania se raporteaza la educatie si valorifica in avantajul lor caracteristicile sistemului de invatamant (structura, mod de organizare) isi asigura pentru ei si pentru copiii lor cele mai bune trasee socio-profesionale confirmand teoria inegalitatilor eficient mentinute.
He recalled how a confirmand once asked their pastor whether God allowed dancing.
Although it's not common, it's not the first time a potential confirmand has decided to delay the sacrament, says Michelle Kriss, direction of Christian formation at Sacred Heart Parish at Notre Dame, where the Kubickis are members.
He was a confirmand of Trinity Lutheran Church, in Clinton.
Parish priest Fr Pat Buckley gave every confirmand four tickets for close family to sit in the church and provided a marquee for others outside.
Moastele au fost stramutate in Tomis (Constanta de azi) si, de aici, transportate in anul 373-374 in Capadocia, insotite de "Scrisoarea Bisericii din Gotia catre Biserica din Capadocia" si epistola personala a Sfantului Episcop al Tomisului, la care Sfantul Vasile le raspunde prin doua scrisori, confirmand primirea moastelor (29).
Invariably, somewhere along in the program, a family will announce that the confirmand now has baseball practice at the same time as class.
Each confirmand receives a journal containing guidelines for the program and a dozen learning modules.