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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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Dans ce sens, la moisson est grande, la vigne du Seigneur est immense, elle est aussi vaste que le monde.A>> S'adressant aux confirmands, l'archeveque a fait savoir: A Apres l'homelie, a eu lieu l'execution du rituel du sacrement de la confirmation.
Their first communion will be celebrated during the service and the choir will sing a special anthem chosen by the confirmands. A special coffee hour will follow the service.
Despite the heavy rains, 36 confirmands and their sponsors trooped to the National Shrine of Saint Michael and the Archangels in San Miguel, Manila, on the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel for the 'Kumpilang SM.'
Caption: Confirmands and families receive Holy Communion.
Second, such Christian character formation and education programmes should be approached as ongoing and life-long (recall the confirmands who signed up for a refresher).
(21) To clinch his advice, he buffets the bishop just as bishops buffet confirmands at the end of the sacrament that initiates Catholic adulthood, asserting to Cornaro that without the peasants he is nothing, a declaration that, given the proportion of peasant agricultural rents in the income of the Paduan diocese, was not far off the mark.
Candidates for confirmation are typically in their early or middle teens, and it is most often the local parish priest/pastor (sometimes in collaboration with a catechist or other lay members of the congregation) who prepares the confirmands through a process of formation intended to deepen their understanding of, and engagement with, their Christian faith.
He writes to family members about his ecumenical travels abroad and his challenging work with confirmands from poor, working class families in north Berlin (74-75, 109-10).
Niedergeses told me that he got a list of all of the confirmands in the diocese and sent each one an individual letter.
At the Catholic church, senior high students held almost full responsibility for the planning of retreats, and 12th graders were responsible for spiritually mentoring 8th grade confirmands. In the words of this church's youth group leader, "Our young people are already ministers" (p.
After the service, we stood on the parsonage patio chatting, mingling with the confirmands' families, and trying to be polite to one another.
I remember at our Confirmation, when I was about 11, he stood at the door of the church after Mass and greeted the confirmands. "The hope of the church!" he announced to each of us as we filed out, but the kid in front of me was upset because he thought the bishop called him the dope of the church.