Confirmation - Lesson 22

Review

While no one is deserving of baptism, the baptized have a right to celebrate the other sacraments; indeed the right of the baptized to receive the sacraments is so fundamental that it is enumerated specifically in the canonical rights and duties pertaining to all the faithful. Furthermore, the faithful also have the right to be adequately prepared for the sacraments. See canon 843, §1 - 213 - and canon 842, §2

Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful.
And kindle in them the fire of your love.
Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created.
And you will renew the face of the earth.

Lord,
by the light of the Holy Spirit
you have taught the hearts of your faithful.
In the same Spirit
help us to relish what is right
and always rejoice in your consolation.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
Amen.

Today's Scripture

2 Timothy 3: 14-17

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Closing Prayer

HOLY SPIRIT, CONFIRM IN ME…

God’s acceptance and love for me just as I am … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The new life of my Baptism when I became a child of God … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The words my parents and godparents said on my behalf at Baptism … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

My closeness to Jesus each time I receive Communion… Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

My desire to follow Christ more closely as his disciple … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

My acts of service and love to my family and friends … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The knowledge that God created me for greatness and to be a saint … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

My desire to pray even when I am not sure how … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

My desire to turn to God in difficult times … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

My searching faith, and the strength to stay with my questions … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The softening of my hard heart … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The assurance that God helps me find second chances … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

Your peace when I am in conflict … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The humility to give and to ask for forgiveness … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The courage to face challenges … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The desire to care for God’s creation … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The generosity of heart to stand in justice with the poor … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

Your help to remember, as Jesus promised, “everything I have taught you” … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The gift of Wisdom to recognize the importance of keeping God central in my life … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The gift of Understanding to hear and know God’s voice speaking to me … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The gift of Knowledge to explore God’s revelation and the mysteries of our faith … Holy Spirit, confirm in me

The gift of Counsel to make good choices and to see the best way to follow Jesus … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The gift of Fortitude giving me the courage to do what I know is right … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The gift of Piety helping me pray to God with a true heart … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

The gift of Awe and Wonder to be amazed by God’s presence, in small ways and in big ways … Holy Spirit, confirm in me.

Holy Spirit, you are the giver of many gifts which God wants to give me very personally. Open my heart and my mind as I prepare for Confirmation. Help me to know that you are confirming all the goodness that I am, and all the goodness that I will become. Increase my desire to know and follow Jesus as his disciple with a grateful and courageous heart. Amen.

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